MOZA Racing Launches GS Steering Wheel R9 Direct Drive Base

A relative newcomer to the sim racing gear scene, MOZA Racing has launched a brand new wheel and base.

On Thursday (10 March 2022), MOZA Racing rolled out two new merchandise for its sim racing prospects. Their first formula-style wheel, the MOZA GS steering wheel, within the MOZA R9 with a brand new direct drive wheel base, each now accessible on the MOZA Racing web site.

These two merchandise be a part of the record of different gadgets on the market by way of the MOZA ecosystem of sim racing peripherals. They began promoting excessive finish wheels, wheel bases, pedals and different equipment in September final 12 months.

MOZA GS Steering Wheel ($499 + Tax)

The brand new MOZA GS steering wheel is a Components-style rim, although their web site prefers it to be thought-about GT-style. It measures 300mm from finish to finish and has Alcantara grips. On the rear of the wheel are a pair of twin clutch magnetic shifter pedals. Plus, it has a customized fast launch with wi-fi expertise to swap wheels and transmit information with ease.

To flesh out the rim, the body is product of 5mm-thick carbon fiber. There are 10 mechanical keys (with lights on), two thumb keys, 5 front-facing band knobs, and two joysticks. On the high is a strip of LED lighting, which is a strip of simply 10 LED lights that may be programmed between seven totally different colours, largely used for shifting functions.

Total, this can be a nice formula-styled variant for this vary of merchandise. It retails for $499 plus relevant taxes. In line with the location, it’ll work with any of the three wheel bases now within the MOZA Racing arsenal.

MOZA R9 Direct Drive Wheel Base ($459 + Tax)

Whereas their different two launched direct drive wheel bases are on the extra highly effective facet at 21 and 16 Nm of peak torque, the 9 Nm of peak torque MOZA R9 direct drive wheel base is a extra cost-friendly possibility for individuals who wish to get In sim racing on direct drive system.

Much like the brand new Fanatec DD system, the R9 has a smaller profile than many direct drive choices. That is additionally one in all their promoting factors. It is compact sufficient to not take up a whole lot of house should you’re operating into one thing like a “dorm room.”

It’s product of “aviation grade” aluminum alloy, has a built-in temperature management system, and “zero latency wi-fi expertise” for inputs on the wheel to speak with the bottom and due to this fact the pc.

On that quick-release part, you’ll be able to see the contacts on the shaft the place the wheel will make contact to transmit information. I feel it is the form of wi-fi charging expertise you will see in a cellular phone the place there is no plug, simply magnets and magic. This could occur because of the built-in quad core chip.

Lastly, there may be additionally an app you can obtain to vary the settings in your system. This base retails for $459 plus taxes and with a set of GS steering wheels and their pre-released CRP pedals ($499 + taxes), you’ve gotten a reasonably top-shelf direct drive formulation for lower than $1,500 earlier than taxes Could possibly be a racing system.

These are the primary merchandise from MOZA we have lined right here on Traxion and hopefully will not be the final. This Shenzhen, China firm has been within the subject of digicam applied sciences since 2012.

Their present line of sim racing particular merchandise is new as of September 2021. Regardless, we’ll be maintaining a tally of future merchandise as they proceed to develop into racing sims. Inform us your ideas on these new sim racing peripherals, and as at all times, pin it.

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