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- Why Buy From Us?
From Thrustmaster comes this beast of a joystick – the T.16000M FCS joystick!
You’ll be flying like a pro in no time with the Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS joystick. This is a great, value-for-money joystick that’s plug-and-play compatible for PC. If you’re into flight games and you want a good quality joystick that’ll go the distance – you’ve found it.
The T.16000M joystick includes 16 programmable action buttons and 4 independent axes, meaning you’ll have the perfect flight set-up, no matter what game you’re playing. Plus, the T.16000M features an ergonomic trigger for the brake or weaponry and multi-directional hat switch.
- H.E.A.R.T (HallEffect AccuRate Technology) magnetic sensor system ensures friction-free action for razor-sharp precision that won’t decrease over time
- Precision levels up to 256 times greater than current systems (i.e. resolution value of 16000 x 16000)
- Helical spring (0.1” / 2.8 mm in diameter) inside the stick providing firm, linear and smooth tension
- Fully ambidextrous joystick
- 3 removable components allow the joystick to be perfectly tailored for left-handed or right-handed use
- 16 action buttons with braille-style physical button identification
- One 8-way point-of-view hat switch
- 4 independent axes, including twist rudder (controlled by rotating the stick)
- Ergonomic trigger for brake (civilian flight) or rapid fire (military flight, space simulation) control
- Multidirectional hat switch (for panoramic view)
- Ergonomic design for optimum comfort
- Wide hand rest for reduced stress
- Weighted base for enhanced stability
- T.A.R.G.E.T programming software allows you to load and program individual map profiles for each game you play
Here’s everything you need to know about the Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS joystick…
Ultra-precise joystick that’s fully programmable. You can fine tune the T.16000 FCS joystick to suit each flying game you play for an off-the-charts, immersive gaming experience!
The T.16000M joystick features 16 buttons and 4 axes. Each one is fully programmable. Better still, the internal memory stores every program you plug in.
That means you can switch from one program to the next, to suit whatever game you’re playing. All with the push of a button.
100% plug-and-play installation. Just plug in the T.16000M joystick and start flying
Thrustmaster have designed the T.16000M joystick to be so easy to install, even your Grandma could do it.
Seriously, all you need to do is plug in the joystick into any USB port and you’re done. All features of the T.16000M joystick are preconfigured for immediate and hassle-free take off – EVERY TIME.
Super-comfortable, ergonomic joystick with weighted base for extra stability
Forget those Chinese knock-off joysticks that cramp your hand. The T.16000M FCS joystick is specifically designed to be comfortable in your hand.
Plus, the weighted base ensures your joystick won’t move an inch.
Model Number: TM-2960773
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year
Compatible with PC ONLY
1x Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS joystick
All Thrustmaster gear is covered by a one year limited warranty. This warranty protects you against manufacturer defaults.
If for some reason your item doesn't work as expected, simply contact us and we'll either repair your item under warranty...or we may be able to offer a refund/exchange.
Again, if for some reason your item doesn't work as expected, contact us right away and we'll sort out any issues ASAP.
You might have some questions about shipping times and costs. So, let’s cover some of those questions for you.
How long will it take for my order to arrive?
We’ve partnered with Australia’s fastest couriers to make sure you get your order FAST.
99% of our orders are shipped within one business day. That means if you order on a Monday, we’ll usually ship same day or the next business day (Tuesday).
Your order will usually arrive in 3 to 5 business days. Of course, this depends on where you’re located. If you live in a metro area, you can expect your order to arrive within 3 days.
If you live outside a metro area, you order will usually take a little longer to arrive. We recommend you allow 5 business days for your order to arrive.
The moment your order is on the way, we’ll send you tracking details via email. That means you’ll be able to keep an eye on your order and see where it is at any point in time.
Of course, if you have any questions or queries in relation to your order, simply email us, call (03) 9961 0240 or open the live chat function. We’ll help you in any way we can.
How much is shipping?
Shipping costs depend on item weight and shipping destination. We’ll do everything we can to ensure you receive the best shipping rates available.
Shipping is calculated in checkout. Simply fill in your address details and our shipping calculator will show the final shipping cost.
A lot of items we sell include free shipping. If an item is labelled free shipping, you won’t pay a single cent for shipping.
What if I’m not home when my order arrives?
No stress. If you’re not home, our couriers will drop your order off at the nearest depot or post office.
Contact details will be left at your door or in your mailbox so you can organise redelivery.
Hey what gives, it’s been more than a week and my order hasn’t arrived. Where is it?
No worries. The first thing we recommend you do is check your tracking details. It may just be that your order was held up a little.
If your tracking details don’t shed any light on where your order is, contact us on (03) 9961 0240 and we’ll help work out where your order is.
If you’ve clicked on this tab, you’re obviously looking for a reason or two on why you should shop for your gaming goodies at Gamer Gear Direct, rather than those other online stores.
And we’ll (not so) humbly say there are SEVEN reasons we think you should shop with us and not hand over your hard-earned cash at one of those big box retailers like Harvey Norman or JB Hi-Fi.
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We’ll literally bend over backwards to ensure your experience with us is one you’ll shout about to your neighbour or mates at work. See, we’re not one of those big box electronics stores with a multi-million marketing budget. Those companies treat you like a number. Because they can afford to! They’ve got money coming out of their ears.
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Do you think Harvey Norman can promise that kind of service?
Probably not. In fact, I’d bet my house they won’t. But look, you don’t have to take my word for it. Here’s what our customers are saying about us…
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That’s not an exhaustive list, either. There are plenty more happy customer stories we could share with you. But let’s move on to reason number two…
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You'll find more details on our return policy HERE.
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Nothing worse than buying something online and it’s faulty, right?
We feel you.
That’s exactly why every item we stock is covered by a minimum 6-month warranty.
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Works well and as expected. I’ve owned this model before and due to a design flaw an internal part will wear out eventually and will have to be replaced or repaired. As all mechanical things wear out eventually, this is not a big knock against this product. I got two good years out of my last one, and this particular model is by far the most ergonomically capable and dexterous in its price range.
I fly with my left hand in a real airplane. This allows me to do that. The changeover to left-handed operation is as simple as loosening a screw, rotating the hand rest 180 degrees, prying out the right-handed thumb rest and screwing in the supplied left hand parts. I love it. I feel like I'm in a real plane.
Design, feel, material quality buttons axis all work great with many games, the only con is that it is too responsive, you have to lower the sensitivity, at least for me it is too fast.
These are the best joysticks you can get for this price if you need a left-handed stick. For right hand, the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro is higher quality, but if you are doing a HOSAS it HOTAS setup, these are amazing for the price. Ambidextrous out of the box and a good sensor. Highly recommended until you feel like stepping up to a Virpil or similar high end stick.
Sticks work well for a while. But apparently you get what you pay for, because the twist axis almost always dies after about a month or two of use. I now have three of these sticks. I started with two, then the left stick started throwing random twist-axis inputs. So I replaced it with a new one. Now, a few months later, both the new stick and the old right stick are doing the same thing. I have to set up a huge dead zone which makes them almost useless.IMHO, it's not worth replacing again, even at the $50 price they're selling for right now. If I replaced both of my sticks now I'd have five total hanging around here. And eventually I'd expect the new ones to break in the same way.I'm going to buy some Virpils and spend money on something that'll last, and has more controls, etc.