PS4 PS4: T300 GTE or T500RS

Discussion in 'Project CARS 1' started by Brit999, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. diesel97

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    I think it is just the wheel not the base
     
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  2. khani47

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    i asked the question on another part of the forum and realize it may be best to post here,

    when using the wheel, i want to do some online racing and use the mic at the same time, would i have to have the controller switched on or is there another way? (ps4)
     
  3. copes24

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    I think you will have to buy a USB headset if you don't want to use the controller headset.
     
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  4. notanexpert

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    Does anyone know why I can go to amazon and find t300s for 399 us dollars, and Walmart, and everywhere else new, yet on eBay most are going for 400 to 600?
     
  5. thegt500

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    ^^Because E-Bay sellers are a bunch of capitalising (insert favourite swear word here).
    They buy wheels for retail or less, then cash in by selling them for around double as there can be stock issues from reputable companies. They do this because they know some people won't wait for a couple of weeks or whatever from the likes of Amazon etc, especially with pCARS coming out soon.
     
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  6. PRO_TOO

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    Just the wheel, mate! ;)
     
  7. azidahaka

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    In the end i dropped ball and money and got a t300... should get it here tomorrow or in case of bad luck on monday.
     
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  8. Gavin Vickers

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    I paid £269 from amozon
     
  9. azidahaka

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    299euro+shipping. Couldn't find any better :(
     
  10. ozwheels

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    Now that's what I'm talking about. Prepare for @azidahaka to take over PS4 leagues. :D
     
  11. azidahaka

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    ahahahahah well i'll certainly need to adapt learn new wheel and most of all the amount of (for me) obscure english tracks in the game :D

    wish there was more italian ones i could rock on with too much study :p

    Looking for some Gt3 serie action maybe on monday or thursday @ozwheels ?
     
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  12. ozwheels

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    Count me in for either day.
     
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  13. Johnnypenso

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    It's called capitalism..the same system that made the wheel possible in the first place:sly:
     
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  14. notanexpert

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    I like the look of the GTE, is there a way I can get the GTE wheel here in america without having to buy the add separately?
     
  15. GranTurismoFive

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    If you already have the T500 then theres no reason to get anything else. However, if you do and don't want to spend money on the premium option the get the T300
     
  16. adstomko

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    I have to say, I am impressed the GTE wheel after a few laps on Driveclub, very smooth steering.
    I haven't used the T500 but I would recommend the T300, particularly as it is specifically designed for Playstation consoles. and much newer.
     
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  17. thegt500

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    Well, I've splurged my savings again and now I have a nice, shiny TH8A shifter and a set of T3PA pedals ready for pCARS.
    I've tried them on GT6 and found out, even after 25+ years of driving manual cars IRL, I'm bl**dy useless using a H shifter :confused:
    Just hoping I either get better within the week, or pCARS has a better clutch/shifter implementation than the utterly shocking effort that is in GT6 ! :lol:
     
  18. Ginger yido

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    I received my T300 GTE last week after deliberating over if for some time. I have used the T500 a fair bit round and friends and one of the main reasons I didn't want the T5 was the static padels and thought I would prefer the T3 which rotate with the wheel. Now having used it for a week I find that when its going wrong and you having to correct from oversteer it is kinda reassuring to know exactly where the padels are. Just something I'll have to become more accustomed to and better at I guess :) wheel is fantastic though just can't wait to use it with a decent game now.
     
  19. Ginger yido

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    @thegt500 I find myself sticking it in all sorts of wrong gears with the H shifter. Quality bit of kit though and I'm sure you'll master it once you become more & more familiarised with it.
     
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  20. II AntR II

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    How noticeable is the diameter difference, from the GT Rim to GTE rim?
     
  21. Ginger yido

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    I honestly can't give a fair comparison as I've there have been weeks between using the two different wheels and haven't played the same games on both. You feel the t500 is a larger diameter but I've not found either sizing to be a an issue whilst racing.
     
  22. Johnnypenso

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    The clutch in GT is an on/off switch and you'll find it much better in Project Cars. You get used to manual shifting but you really have to get into a rythmn and memorize downshift and braking points at each circuit. Your best best is to try and practice on street cars at first. Less grip means longer braking distances (slower downshifting + more time to get a feel for braking with the toes and blipping the throttle with the heel) and slower acceleration (less frequent upshifting). Really tall 5th and/or 6th gears can mean far less gear changes in a lap than a race car.
     
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  23. thegt500

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    Yes, I've noticed GT6's clutch is either on/off with nothing in between. What I do find with the pedals is much better braking, especially with the conical brake mod fitted. I do heel/toe downshifts driving IRL, so it's nice to get to do it in game too, and the new pedals allow me to do this consistently. I'm not as good as IRL yet, but practice makes perfect as they say.
    Another bugbear in GT6 is the inconsistencies with the implementation of H shifting cars. Some manual, stick shift models can only be used if you have standard, non custom ratios ? Fit a custom 'box and you can't use H shift, only sequential paddle shifting. Is this the same in pCARS, or can you override SQ shifting and use H pattern instead ?
     
  24. azidahaka

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    Maybe a bit off topic, but i'll ask anyway:

    Just got the t300rs, what are good settings to use in gt6 and pcars?

    And beside the good settings what are the most realistic?
     
  25. Roostaboosta

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    Check the forums out or Google it! Plenty of info out there, what you like may be completely different to someone else, it's a personal thang!
     
  26. azidahaka

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    Honestly can't find much by searching; maybe it's because the search querys are too generic?
     
  27. Rexuz

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    Thinking about buying a wheel. T300 gte or T300 rs. Is it basically the same, what's the difference?

    Worth getting the t500 instead but I read there is no vibration in the wheel?

    Sorry if this has been discussed much already. Just eager to buy one before release.
     
  28. khani47

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    get the T300 and buy the T500's pedals later.
     
  29. thegt500

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    In a nutshell, the only real difference between the GTE and RS wheels is the button layout. The wheel base is identical for both models, it's only one is PlayStation branded (RS) and the other Ferrari branded. The 300 series wheels are 100% compatible with the PS4 with the share and option functions of the DS4 controller. The 500 series wheel, whilst it will work with the PS4 in game menus, it doesn't have the share/option functions so you will need to keep the DS4 handy to use these features.
    The 500 pedals are a lot better than the 300's not only because of the addition of a clutch pedal, but also in build quality and the two different mounting options. You can upgrade the 300 pedals to the T3PA pro set (basically an updated 500 series set of pedals), or a cheaper option of the T3PA set. Neither the 300 or 500 wheels come with an H pattern shifter, so you'll need to get either a TH8RS or the newer TH8A shifter if you want to go fully manual.
    Your final comment of the 500 having no 'vibration' is a bit confusing. It does have force feedback, not vibration (like some cheap, PlayStation wheels you see advertised). The 500 is and older design with a different type of motor than the newer, and some say, better brushless motor of the 300 wheel.
    See this forum https://www.gtplanet.net/forum/thre...me-consoles-ps4-xbox-one-ps3-xbox-360.318002/ for a more in depth explanation of the differences.
     
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  30. bleeder

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    also worth noting the static paddle shifters on the T500 as opposed to the moves-with-the-wheel design of the T300.
     
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