Thrustmaster TMX Wheel Review - Is $200 Enough


Shaun Cole On January 26, 2017
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Are you new to Sim Racing and looking for a wheel to use.  Do you have a friend who you are trying to get into Sim Racing and trying to start off small?  Then the Thrustmaster TMX wheel might be the answer for you.

The TMX is a force feedback steering wheel and pedal system by Thrustmaster that at only $200 offers many features of the much more expensive wheels on the market.

But as the level of our wheel, and the prices to match go up, what do you really get for $200.  Will it hold up?  Will it perform?  These are the questions that we are looking to answer.


Here are our settings within the control panel of windows for our Thrustmaster TMX wheel during testing.

Rotation - 900
Master - 60
Constant - 100
Periodical - 100
Spring -  100
Damper - 100
Center spring overide by game - checked

In iRacing 

Damper - 1
Force Feedback - 10-20









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Michael Baley Michael Baley
Sean,
I am all signed up and ready to race in the Carrera Cup, except for one thing.  How do I obtain Road America?  I do not have it in AC as one of my tracks.  Where is it?


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Shane Robinson Shane Robinson
Great review, you've convinced me to buy one of these for my rigsmile

One question, do you think the mounting brackets could be inverted (and swapped left to right) to mount it from the top?


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Amedeo Magoni Amedeo Magoni
Hello Shaun!!!
SINCERE COMPLIMENTS for your PROFESSIONAL Video-Review!!!
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Can you PLEASE reply me to thread here just under?

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Dino Arellano Dino Arellano
Hey man. Love your style and input on all your reviews. I have a question: my rig is fo the ps4, it has the thrustmaster t300 Alcántara edition, the fanatec clubsport v3 pedals, the cpx adapter from Basherboards, and I am looking forward to get this fanate shifter. You said that I could connect this shifter directly to the pedals via a USB cable. My question is: is that setup only for pc or will it work with the setup I provided above? 

Thanks very much for your answer. I wouldn't wanna have to conform with the th8 because a misunderstanding of compatibility, and missing out on the fanatec Choice. 

Thanks a bunch! 


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Tim Chitwood Tim Chitwood
Okay 20 minutes is too short. Make the races an hour. Can you make it w/o pitting? I don't know, but with or w/o pitting it would be fun.


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