Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
"City Car Driving" general discussion forum for English users
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: Support for Simucube 2 Ultimate and Triple Screens

Support for Simucube 2 Ultimate and Triple Screens 30 Dec 2019 05:39 #113503

Hi,

I am running a rather high end simulator and have problems to get it running with Ciy Car Driving.

First of all the wheel base - a Simucube 2 Ultimate - is basically not functional within CCD despite I we have set it up also in windows joystick config tool. I CCD the axis seem to be recognized just fine, but the moment the Force Feedbacks starts with the session the wheel just turns uncontrollably to the side. If I deactivate the base during loading and activate it while sitting in the car it kind of works, though. But that's not really a solution for every day use.

We run triple screens and though it is possible to select the full screen resolution of 7680x1440 the pictures in the side monitor are extremely distorted. Also the instructions and messages are shown on the very right side - so well out of regular view. So it's not useable.

Maybe there is a way to improve those aspects in future versions?

best regards,
Bernhard
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Support for Simucube 2 Ultimate and Triple Screens 30 Dec 2019 10:39 #113510

  • Kivlov
  • Kivlov's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Developer
  • Posts: 174
  • Thank you received: 17
Hello,

Tripple screen is not supported in the Home edition. For what purpose do you use the simulator?

Regarding the wheel:

We support almost all steering wheels, which are compatible with Microsoft Windows and DirectX. If your wheel has proper driver it should work fine. We recommend wheels with 900 degrees rotation for maximum comfortable gameplay.

If you're using a racing wheel you should set up it properly.

Before starting the game, please perform these steps:

1. Update your wheel driver to the latest version from your controller manufacturer's website.
2. Calibrate your wheel and check if it works correctly in Windows.
3. Please note that you should connect your wheel to the PC and wait until the very end of its auto calibration strictly before(!) launching the simulator.

Then start the game and follow the directions below:

First, check if your wheel has the ready settings preset in the game controls menu. If it has one – just select your wheel from the dropdown list. Everything should work automatically from this point.

If your wheel does not have a ready preset select the “default” preset from the dropdown list. Then you have to assign buttons and axes in the game settings manually. To do that you should double-click with the left mouse button on every action in the list and then push the proper button or pedal on your wheel to assign this button or pedal for this action.

This video explains this process clearly and can help you to setup your racing wheel -

If you're using a gamepad (or any other controller) the procedure is the same.
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Support for Simucube 2 Ultimate and Triple Screens 31 Dec 2019 05:57 #113529

Hi,

thx for the reply. I planned to use CCD just for fun driving in a city environment as realistic as possible - different to the racing I do normally (with international team in iRacing). For the racing I have proper triple screen setup for 180° view (setup as a large nvidia surround screen..)

I setup the wheel according to the tutorials and it's input is recognized correctly in the config menu. Things go wrong when the game/session starts. It turns all the way to one side uncontrollably. It is also mentioned in the Simucube 2 forum of Granite Devices. So far it's not clear to me if it's a bug in the Simucube Driver, or something in the game Force Feedback output which causes the Simucube 2 Driver to behave like that.. Bottom line, it's not working and the problem is confirmed by other Simucube users.

best regards,
Bernhard
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Support for Simucube 2 Ultimate and Triple Screens 01 Jan 2020 14:02 #113533

  • KOZAN
  • KOZAN's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Advanced user
  • Posts: 146
  • Thank you received: 10
Kivlov wrote:
Hello,

Tripple screen is not supported in the Home edition. For what purpose do you use the simulator?

Regarding the wheel:

We support almost all steering wheels, which are compatible with Microsoft Windows and DirectX. If your wheel has proper driver it should work fine. We recommend wheels with 900 degrees rotation for maximum comfortable gameplay.

If you're using a racing wheel you should set up it properly.

Before starting the game, please perform these steps:

1. Update your wheel driver to the latest version from your controller manufacturer's website.
2. Calibrate your wheel and check if it works correctly in Windows.
3. Please note that you should connect your wheel to the PC and wait until the very end of its auto calibration strictly before(!) launching the simulator.

Then start the game and follow the directions below:

First, check if your wheel has the ready settings preset in the game controls menu. If it has one – just select your wheel from the dropdown list. Everything should work automatically from this point.

If your wheel does not have a ready preset select the “default” preset from the dropdown list. Then you have to assign buttons and axes in the game settings manually. To do that you should double-click with the left mouse button on every action in the list and then push the proper button or pedal on your wheel to assign this button or pedal for this action.

This video explains this process clearly and can help you to setup your racing wheel -

If you're using a gamepad (or any other controller) the procedure is the same.

Developers should add support for triple screens in home edition becouse much people who have steering wheels has a triple screen for realism in home not for enterprise uses.
I know, in russia people don't have money for three monitors but other countries is more rich than russian people...
Last Edit: 01 Jan 2020 14:04 by KOZAN.
The administrator has disabled public write access.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Bernhard
  • Page:
  • 1
Time to create page: 0.109 seconds