T300rs Force Feedback issues (PS4)

Discussion in 'Project CARS 1' started by Widabuddy, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. Widabuddy

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    I've been trying to play pcars on ps4 but every time I try to race my t300 has no ffb whatsoever. The buttons work fine and the wheel can control the car but the wheel just spins without any resistance. The issue started only a few hours after I installed update 1.4 but the wheel worked fine with the game even after installation until it just...didn't. I run with default ffb settings in the game and the wheel works fine with gt6 on ps3. I also tried rebooting the game and ps4 and unplugging the wheel multiple times but to no avail. Any help or suggestions would be much appreciated.
     
  2. killerjimbag

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    Had the same issue last night,rebooted PS4 and it stopped.
     
  3. TT92

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    I actually put a post up about this very issue but the mods moved it and buried it :-(

    *YOU MUST* reboot (turn off and restart) the PS4 system not just from sleep mode.

    Despite the PS4 message "Your software is installed and now ready for use" you must do the reboot.

    Also if the wheel plays up during gameplay unplug the USB cable and plug in again to re-set wheel.
     
  4. Widabuddy

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    Yeah, I tried completely restarting the console and I reset the wheel while the game was running, in that order. Still didn't work, thanks though.
     
  5. TT92

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    1) Install update
    2) Re-boot PS4 system
    3) Plug T300 in and let it initialise
    4) Start game from wheel (make sure your hand controller is off first)

    Also try a couple of different cars in different modes in case there is a glitch with one (or two)

    *IF* this does not work then I would suggest you delete the update file and re-download and re-install.

    The 1.4 update is a band aid at best and ad is an improvement to what we had BUT is by no means a fix :-(

    Good luck.
     
  6. Brit999

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    Have you made sure that the switch is in PS4 mode?

    Have you tried to change the amount of rotation?

    If all else fails Thrustmaster also have a utility that checks the wheel to see if it is working correctly. If you give their helpdesk a call they will give you a link to the download. It will also get you on the path to getting it fixed by them if it is broken.

    Hope something here helps!
     
  7. thegt500

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    Me too !
    Went to do a few laps of Nurb GP in the Bentley Conti GT3 with 25 AI and, got no FFB ? Rebooted PS4, got FFB back. On second lap an AI driver whacked me from the rear (OK, I probably braked too early LOL) and lost FFB again plus my nice warm tyres went instantly cold and I spun out.
    Also, I've had an issue with invisible obstacles on : Road America, Zolder, Watkins Glen and I think Spa. What happens is, I'm driving along, no other cars near me and BANG, my car stops dead, engine revs like crazy, usually it flicks into reverse gear and it looses FFB and tyres go stone cold ?
    Thankfully I was only doing quick race weekends so it didn't effect my career (put career on hold till these issues are fixed) but even so it's still annoying. Oh, and the 'fix' for the Ford Escort RS1600 hasn't really worked. It still tries to climb up and roll over any car it comes into contact with. It's not as bad as it was, but it's still happening.

    Edit, all this is after 1.4 and fully rebooting the system
     
  8. Widabuddy

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    That seemed to work, thanks for the help! :cheers:
     
  9. TT92

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    Glad to help.
     
  10. Widabuddy

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    Well it did work but now it doesn't anymore. Tried deleting and reinstalling the update but no luck. :banghead:
     
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    Yep, I've had that too :-( I just unplug the USB from the wheel and re-initialise it. (that means, Push PS button, hit X return to game hit X again). That has fixed it for me.

    Once the wheel has been recognised it is usually fine.

    I should ask, are you using the latest firmware for the wheel? If not you need to install it, full details are on the Thrustmaster site.
     
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  12. StigPL

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    Hi. My wheel after 15/20 minutes lost Force feedback but after some time returns.. Why? I have latest firmware. I like FF 100 and tyre force 125. When I have in position 75 force fedback is imperceptible..
     
  13. thegt500

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    Your tyre force setting is much too high and it is causing your wheel to shut down to protect it from overheating ! Leave the global FFB set to 100% and reduce TF to around 30% initially, then increase it bit by bit until you get a nice balance of strength and steering feedback.
    Also, check and adjust the FFB settings on individual cars in case you have them set either too high in which case, it'll cause quicker overheating, or if they are too low, that's why you need the TF so high to counteract the poor FFB ?
    Also, with TF set so high, it will mask the more subtle effects as it swamps everything else, and causes clipping which ruins the feel of the FFB.
    I personally have FFB set to 100% and TF set to 38%. All other settings for global are at default, as are the individual car FFB settings. I find these give me the best feel overall, if one particular car feels too light, I'll adjust that car's FFB individually to get the best balance for me.
    Having your wheel kicking and fighting you may give the impression of good FFB, but believe me, its not. Try lowering your settings, give them a good half hour of play to get used to them and see if the wheel shuts down and you'll probably find, a lower TF will give you a better feel and no fading of FFB.
     
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  14. Shidapu

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    I don't want to create another thread..is someone who has the T300 has a problem with the brake pedal? it has at least 20% deadzone, while in gt6 works fine..any ideas? I have the pedals that comes with the wheel
     
  15. JohnScoonsBeard

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    Have you tried recalibrating the pedals in the game. Options/Control then one of the options in that screen.

    You could also check what deadzone is showing for brake pedal and the brake sensitivity in the control settings.
     
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  16. Shidapu

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    Tried both nothing worked...thanks for the reply....
     
  17. JohnScoonsBeard

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    Post something on the official Project Cars forum. There's normally someone who can help.

    Is the wheel's firmware up to date (done via PC).

    Also if you have a pc you could try running the Thrustmaster calibration tool panel that comes with the automatically installed drivers. It allows you to see when and how much the pedals register when pressed.
     
  18. Shidapu

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    The firmware is up to date and i did the calibration...i don't think is the pedals fault but the game,because in gt6 works fine...thanks again mate...i will try the official forum..:)
     
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