Once again, CH pushes the realism (and geek) envelope for flight sims
It won’t do a thing to soften the “GEEK!” label slapped on hardcore flight-sim junkies, but the Throttle Quadrant will make every stick-jockey’s favorite hobby immensely more pleasurable.
So what if new flight sims are few and far between these days? Every Flight Simulator, LOMAC, and Pacific Fighters pilot will be stoked by the prospect of adding six control axes to his desktop, each of which comes with two detents and 12 buttons (for engine idle and/or brake settings).The Quadrant integrates smoothly into the typical CH flight-control setup, which consists of the USB Fighterstick, Pro Pedals, and Pro Throttle (which the Quad can either work with or replace).
Month Reviewed: May 2005
The death certificate for Yamaha’s ill-fated Disc T@2 technology, which let you burn text or images onto the recordable side of an optical disc, attributed its demise to two factors: the shame of its absurd moniker, and the fact that the process consumed recordable space.