In the following, we will examine the advantages and disadvantages of both the Fanatec Wheel Base and CSL Elite. In addition, we will discuss which one is the best. The DD1 wheel base is designed to have a higher force feedback due to its larger motor. Its all-metal design and sharp OLED display look better than the other wheel bases from Fanatec. Its premium texture also adds to the look of the wheel base.
Fanatec CSL Elite
The Fanatec CSL Elite Wheel Base is a high-quality wheel base that’s a great value for the money. Its ABS construction is built to resist impact, and the weight and force of your steering wheel will be felt through the steering wheel. The Direct Sensor(tm) technology helps translate power from your belt to your driving column. As a result, the steering wheel feels natural and intuitive.
The CSL Elite Wheel Base comes with a manual that has important information about the product’s safety and health. It’s a good idea to read the manual before attempting to assemble the base, because incorrect installation may lead to damage. Once it’s assembled, attach your F1 steering wheel to the base. You can skip this step if you already calibrated the wheel center. The manual also shows you how to install the Fanatec CSL Steering Wheel to the CSL Elite Wheel Base.
The Fanatec CSL Elite Wheel Base is a high-quality wheel base based on belt-driven technology. It supports PC and consoles straight out of the box. However, the Elite Wheel Base is more expensive than its predecessor, the V1.1. It weighs just under five kilograms, which makes it a heavy product. However, it is worth the price. It doesn’t look like it would be very comfortable to ride with for an extended period of time.
Fanatec CSL DD
If you’re looking for a new wheel base for your racing simulator, you’ve come to the right place. The Fanatec CSL DD Wheel Base is an excellent choice. This pedal offers excellent force feedback and small footprint. Built to high standards by Fanatec, this pedal is easy to use and plug and play. However, it will require a Boost Kit to function properly. However, it’s well worth the price.
For those who prefer direct drive wheel bases, the Fanatec CSL DD is not the right choice for you. However, despite the fact that its price tag is out of reach for the average rider, it is well worth it. It also includes a table clamp and wireless-QR technology for quick and easy scanning. If, on the other hand, you’re a fan of high-end racing rigs, the CSL DD might be a better option.
This wheelbase is compatible with PC and Xbox consoles. You can upgrade it to the CSL DD if you’re using a CSL Elite V1.1. However, it’s not a “must have” upgrade. If you have the same power supply as your original CSL Elite V1.1, this wheel base may be just right for you. With the price point at $149, it’s definitely worth considering.