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Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition (Full Support)

New version of SLIMax Manager Pro (v3.4.6.4) is now available for download Today (in sync’ with Thrustmaster announcement).

– we are please to announce the full support of the new Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition in version 3.4.6.4 of SLIMax Mgr Pro and it’s 100% FREE for all Thrustmaster ‘lucky’ owners.

In addition to buttons and axes which are fully supported since the first version of SLIMax Mgr Pro, the new Ferrari 488 Challenge rim with shift-lights can be configured easily and works with more than 60 games/simulations.

Click this link to get started with your new Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition

http://www.eksimracing.com/thrustmaster/

– the full installer is available on EKSIMRacing website and contains a cumulative updates, version v3.4.6.4 is the new reference STABLE version of SLIMax Manager Pro and a strongly recommended update for all registered users.

To get the latest updates (v3.4.6.2 or greater must be already installed),
run the manager and select menu « Check For Update… »
and then click the « Download And Install All » button

ATTENTION: if you have a version prior to v3.4.6.2 you need to download and install the FULL INSTALLER of SLIMax Manager Pro to get the new updates.

Cheers,
z

 

Related Links:

Getting Started With Thrustmaster Hardware:
http://www.eksimracing.com/thrustmaster/

All devices and emulators supported by SLIMax Mgr Pro:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/slimax-manager-pro-hardware-devices-emu-supported/

Virtual to Real (V2R) Technology, what’s that?

Virtual to Real (V2R) Technology:

Virtual to Real (V2R) Technology has been created by Zappadoc in 2017, it stands for using virtual thing as a real physical object, in this case the software (SLIMax Mgr Pro v3.4.6.3c+) use the VIRTUAL button-box integrated or your custom display template with buttons loaded into the VDASH-EMU (Virtual Racing Display Emulator for Windows/Android/Linux) and turns it to a REAL button-box which means that all virtual buttons can be assigned to the controls settings of your game or simulation (this works with ANY GAMES like a real button-box)

Ok so you already assigned the buttons of your steering wheel in iRacing or A.C. or RaceRoom E or rF2 or Project CARS? Well it’s exactly the same process, open the controls settings and click your virtual buttons on your tablet and “voila!”

Magic, Powerful and Easy!

The Teensy LC controller ($12 PJRC.com) with a EKSIMRacing firmware specially developed for the V2R are required. The firmware is installed automatically into the controller by SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.3c.

Up to 4 controllers can be used to have from 32 to 128 buttons available.

More info available on EKSIMRacing Firmware Page:
http://www.eksimracing.com/eksimracing-firmware

User Guide:
http://www.eksimracing.com/help/getting-started-with-eksimracing-vtor-controller/

Cheers,
z

Example: assign virtual buttons to RaceRoom Racing Experience (Sector 3 Studios)

Up to 4 Controllers:

EKSIMRacing Virtual To Real (VToR) Is NOW OUT!

It’s Magic! and It’s Here Today!

EKSIMRacing is proud to announce the availability of the Virtual To Real (VToR) technology which literally turn your virtual button-box included with VDASH-EMU  (virtual racing display emulator for Android/Windows/Linux) to a REAL Button-Box!


Plug the EKSIMRacing VToR Controller to the usb port. The Controller is based on Teensy-LC from PJRC ($12 only) + a 100% FREE EKSIMRacing custom firmware,
Run your VDASH-EMU and load your favorite button-box layout,
Launch SLIMax Mgr Pro v3.4.6.3+,
and then like any physical button-box, go to the game settings and assign your buttons/encoders!

Simple as that!

This works on every games or simulations. A new powerful feature for VDASH-EMU available today for download as a free update for all registered users!

Check the User guide for more info available in US/UK/FRANCAIS and ITALIANO.

US/UK
http://www.eksimracing.com/help/getting-started-with-eksimracing-vtor-controller/

FRANCAIS:
http://www.eksimracing.com/help/premiers-pas-avec-le-controlleur-eksimracing-virtual-to-real/

ITALIANO:
http://www.eksimracing.com/help/guida-introduttiva-al-virtual-to-real-controller-di-eksimracing/

EKSIMRacing Virtual To Real (VToR) in action with RaceRoom Racing Experience (R3E)

Assign the controls a a real button-box!

Fanatec Conversion Kit From S.R.M. (use Fanatec rim on OSW)

Hi,

A cool and well manufactured /packaged Fanatec Conversion Kit (version 2) from Sim Racing Machines (https://www.simracingmachines.com/) is available.


It is based on Teensy LC controller and as such 100% compatible with SLIMax Manager Pro and 100% FREE with your Fanatec hardware.

Another great addition to your Direct Drive OSW Simucube sim rig!
Cheers,
z

SLIMax Manager Pro Do More Things Than You Think!


SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4 is a major version with a ton of improvements, if you still use an old version of the game devices manager  (since 2009 a lot of things have been changed 😉  ) then it’s strongly recommended to download the latest version (download the full installer).

SLIMax Manager Pro main features

– management of LED of your display including: RPM Shiftlights, Marshal/Warning/External LEDs, Shift-points feedback, KERS/ERS/DRS feedback, Pit-limiter feedback
– management of DIGITS of your display including: gear digits, left/right panels 6 x 7 segments digits, left/right panels 4×14 seg. digits, central Fanatec panel 3×7 seg. digits
– including a device and emulator SETUPS Management, hundreds of default setups already included + the possibility to create your own setup up to 300 custom setups per device/emulator
– management of information displayed on digits panels, more than 100 functions available (speed, rpm, fuel, temp, press, current/last/best laptime, sector, delta time, etc.)
– management of a PRO DELTA TIME to improve your PB based on database of partials (portion of track)
– management of DELTA TIME clipping tool to fine tune your delta time
– contains almost all F1/GT Steering wheel behaviors (PIT-LIMITER, ENGINE STALL, BRAKE BIAS, BOOST/OVERDRIVE, DIFF.IN/MID/OUT, ARBR/L, Throttle shape, MIX, etc.)
– including a game/simulation Plugins Manager (more than 60 games/simulations supported)
– management of mapping your display controller buttons, switches, encoders to keystrokes sequence (macro) to drive your simulation/game
– management of mapping your steering wheel buttons, axes, encoders to keystrokes sequence (macro) to drive your simulation/game
– management of mapping your buttons, axes, encoders to keystrokes sequence (macro) to drive your simulation/game of your DSD Buttonbox and you Virtual ButtonBox integrated with VDASH-EMU
– management of your pedals set motors/axes
– management of your wheel angle or D.O.R. (max Degree Of Rotation) for each car of your Fanatec, Logitech and Thrustmaster steering wheel
– laps telemetry dump, to analyze and compare your laps
– test your devices / emulators quickly
– include an AUTO-UPDATER to keep your installation up to date (software, setups and plugins updates management)
– management of proxy applications for Codemasters titles to use multiple sim racing device simultaneously (like OSW direct drive, CXC/X-SIM/SimXperience motion simulator platform, Buttkicker, SimVibe, etc.)
– management of bridge applications for PS4 / XBOX ONE to use your display/emulators with your Console games

NOTES: All information managed by SLIMax Manager Pro are not available in all games/simulations it depends of the the amount of telemetry available in their A.P.I. (Application Programming interface).

EMUlator Supported:

Virtual Racing Dash Emulator* (Download VDASH-EMU),
SIM Race F1 Emulator** (SRF1-EMU),
SLI-PRO Emulator*** (SLIPRO-EMU)

*  Android, Windows and Linux version available
** FREE for SRF1-EMU, no license needed (only for Android)
*** only for Android

Hardware Devices Supported:

From SIM Display:
SIM Race LCD,
SIM Race GT,
SIM Race F1,
SIM Race Deluxe,
SIM Race PRO

From Leo Bodnar:
SLI-F1,
SLI-PRO,
SLI-M,
BU0710*,
All controllers (BUXXXXX)

*FREE for BU0710, no license needed

All Fanatec Hardware*:
Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base,

Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base v2,
Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base v2.5,
Fanatec ClubSport Pedals Set v1,
Fanatec ClubSport Pedals Set v2,
Fanatec ClubSport Pedals Set v3,
Fanatec ClubSport Pedals Set v3i,
Fanatec CSL Elite (including Pedals Set),
Fanatec CSR,
Fanatec Porsche Turbo,
Fanatec Porsche Carrera,
Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S,
Fanatec Porsche 911 GT2,
Fanatec Porsche 911 GT3 v2,
Fanatec ClubSport Shifter,
Fanatec ClubSport Handbrake

*FREE, no license needed, Tested with latest Fanatec driver and firmware. Fully supported (leds, digits, controls, motors, wheel angle,…)

All Thrustmaster Hardware*:
Thrustmaster RGT
Thrustmaster T100
Thrustmaster T500 RS
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari GTE
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Int
Thrustmaster T300 RS
Thrustmaster T300 RS GT
Thrustmaster T150
Thrustmaster T150 Pro
Thrustmaster TS-PC Racer
Thrustmaster TX 458
Thrustmaster TX Leather
Thrustmaster 458 Spider
Thrustmaster TMX
Thrustmaster TMX Pro
Thrustmaster TS-Xbox
Thrustmaster TS-XW Racer
Thrustmaster TH8A
Thrustmaster TH8 RS Shifter
Thrustmaster T3PA Pedals

* FREE, no license needed. Tested with latest Thrustmaster driver and firmware. A shiftlights Interface or an EMU must be connected to use your Thrustmaster hardware with SLIMax Mgr Pro. Fully supported (leds, controls, wheel angle,…)

All Logitech:
G25,
G27*,
G29*,
G920

* FREE, no license needed. Fully supported (leds, controls, wheel angle,…)

Steelseries:
SRW-S1*
* LED, buttons and the 3 switches are fully supported

Any HID Compliant hardware:
any buttons-box like the famous Derek Speare Designs (DSD) devices,
any buttons and encoders controllers,
joystick,
gamepad,
shifter,

The application can manage all devices simultaneously.

NEW SLIMax Mgr Pro – D-PAD, HAT-SWITCH Management Improved

Quick Maintenance Today (2017-07-05 – v3.4.6.2e)

D-PAD/HAT SWITCH management improved to include a “release state” like a true button
This improvement is applicable to
Fanatec P1 Rim,
All Steering wheel with d-pad including
Thrustmaster,
Logitech,
Steelseries SRW-S1,
etc.

 

To get the latest updates (v3.4.6.2 or greater must be already installed),
run the manager and select menu « Check For Update… »
and then click the « Download And Install All » button

The FULL Installer v3.4.6.2e is available for download on website as well

ATTENTION: if you have a version prior to v3.4.6.2 you need to download and install the FULL INSTALLER of SLIMax Manager Pro to get the new updates

Cheers,
z

SimracingBay Simucube OSW Kit! Recommended!

Hi,
We received at EKSIMRacing  the Simucube OSW Kit from SimRacingBay yesterday and today we’re already on track! 🙂

The feeling is absolutely fantastic and the more I improve the ffb parameters the more the feeling is accurate and detailed.

Our display devices and emulators manager SLIMax Manager Pro works really well with Fanatec Teensy mod and it is great to be able to use the Fanatec rim “as is” with the QR adapter provided in option with the OSW Kit.

SLIMax Manager Pro takes care of LED, 3xDigits panel and CSP Motors of Fanatec hardware as well as all display devices (USB display devices from SIM Display, SRW-S1, SLI-PRO, …) and emulators (VDASH-EMU) connected.

I strongly recommend the OSW Kit from SimRacingBay to all guys who want to enjoy quickly their sim-rig with a PRO Direct Drive solution.

REMINDER: using the Fanatec hardware with SLIMax Manager Pro is 100% free!

Getting Started with Fanatec and SLIMax Manager Pro:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/getting-started-with-fanatec-and-slimax-manager/

Cheers,
z

Quick maintenance update today of SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.1u (2017-04-09 )

This update is recommended (important bug fixed and improvements)

bug fixed introduced in previous version which can alter the accuracy of extra telemetry data (weather, air, temp, pressure, etc.)
optimization of the settings management of the EMU (should load faster than previous version on low end PC)
– already ready for DiRT 4 and Project CARS 2 but now this version prepares the ground for F1 2017, can’t say more for now…


OSW Ready: accept ANY OSW Fanatec mod as soon as you install the latest Fanatec Driver (see Fanatec website for more info).


– the Fanatec P1 rim in FLAG MODE (using the BIG RIM LED for yellow/blue flag and Low fuel warning, etc.) is now perfectly usable with the latest v281 beta driver on CSW Base v2/v2.5 and latest CSL driver (see the Fanatec website for more info). A new settings is available in GENERAL OPTIONS.

REMINDER1: using the Fanatec hardware with SLIMax Manager Pro is 100% free!


Getting Started with Fanatec and SLIMax Manager Pro:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/getting-started-with-fanatec-and-slimax-manager/

REMINDER2: you need to FORCE SETUP UPDATE using the Auto-Updater to get the latest config setups and settings files (do a backup of your setups before and check the tutorial at EKSIMRacing support forum for more info)

To get the latest updates (v3.4.6.1 or greater must be already installed),
run the manager and select menu « Check For Update… »
and then click the « Download And Install All » button

ATTENTION: if you have a version prior to v3.4.6 you need to download and install the FULL INSTALLER of SLIMax Manager Pro to get the new updates, see previous post for more info

Cheers,
z

SLIMax Manager Pro updated today (2017-03-21 – v3.4.6.1s)

SLIMax Manager Pro maintenance release (2017-03-21 – v3.4.6.1s)

– Fanatec SDK v3.0
Full Support of the new Fanatec Clubsport Base wheel v2.5
– Due to the current limitation of Fanatec Driver/SDK v3.0, the Fanatec P1 RIM Rev Led “FLAG’s” feature has been deactivated by default, a setting has been added to general options but do not activate it until a fix from Fanatec, we will add the info here as soon as this can be safely enabled.
– Kart Racing Pro Plugins AND bridge updated for the current beta 16 of KRP, check the plugins page to read how to update the KRP bridge manually
– SLIMax Mgr Pro options dialog transparency at *zero* at startup has been fixed,
– other minor bug fixed in the manager

To get the latest updates (v3.4.6.1 or greater must be already installed),
run the manager and select menu « Check For Update… »
and then click the « Download And Install All » button

FULL INSTALLER of SLIMax Mgr Pro v3.4.6.1s is available for download on website as well

ATTENTION: if you have a version prior to v3.4.6 you need to download and install the FULL INSTALLER of SLIMax Manager Pro to get the new updates, see previous post for more info

Getting Started With Fanatec Hardware and SLIMax Manager Pro:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/getting-started-with-fanatec-and-slimax-manager/

Cheers,
z

 

SLIMax Manager Pro & VDASH-EMU Windows on your HTC Vive and Oculus Rift!

oculus htcvive

Hey Guys!

You use EKSIMRacing software but now you are on SteamVR and have your new VR headset (HTC Vive or Oculus Rift) your VDASH-EMU  is cruelly lacking… don’t worry we have a simple solution for you!

Watch this video, you can simply overlay any desktop window on any VR Game and please do not forget to thanks Nicholas Ewalt (AKA Hotrian) the author of the great app OpenVRDesktopDisplayPortal!