Fanatec CSL Elite Combo Review


Shaun Cole On November 25, 2016
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Over the years Fanatec has become one of the main names in sim racing.  They were also one of the first companies to offer truly cross platform compatibility wheels for the sim racing market.

Their latest wheel set, the CSL Elite, or the Clubsport light is their latest entry into the cross platform market with a wheel that is both PC and XBox One Compatible.

The CSL Elite Wheel set comes with a Fanatec CSL Elite Wheel Base, the CSL Steering Wheel P1 for the Xbox, and a set of CSL Elite pedals with a load cell brake.  This wheel set retails for $639.85 which is almost half of what a Clubsport set will cost.

In this video Shaun Cole of The Simpit goes through all of the parts.  He also talks about getting it setup for racing on his simrig.  But most importantly he discusses how this wheel set performs on track.

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John Brandow On 2016-12-18 09:12:44
John Brandow

I always wonder this as well.  One of the best out right now.

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Steinar Pladsen On 2016-11-25 19:56:29
Steinar Pladsen

"Tested on these games" - why do you americans never mention the fantastic sim Raceroom? (Raceroom Racing Experience), i guess you know it wel grin- Give it a try again!

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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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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. 

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