SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.6 Available Today (Full Support Of Bodnar Fanatec Conversion Kit Added)

(ATTENTION: Previous version 3.4.6.4 is no longer updated, we recommend to all users to switch asap to version v3.4.6.6)

Hi,

The latest version v3.4.6.6 of SLIMax Manager Pro is available today. ;)

Changelog 2019-02-15:

Main change
– Full support of USB Fanatec conversion kit added. The name of this device is SLIFANATEC-BODNAR OR SLI-FTEC to be differentiated between Fanatec hardware. So  when you edit your setup do not choose Fanatec icon but SLI-FTEC ;)

– generic setups for the USB Fanatec conversion kit added

Other changes
– minor bug fixed in gear display function
– workaround removed on ACC basic setups, the issue with max engine RPM value has been fixed in ACC hotfix v0.7.2

Several plugins for MotionMax 6DOF and SLIMax Manager (All Versions) have been updated.

PiBoSo Kart Racing Pro Bridge updated for KRP Release 8,
the new plugin bridge must be installed manually in the 64Bit directory of KRP (32bit is no longer supported)

Plugin Info Page:
http://www.eksimracing.com/forum/index.php?topic=2052.0

PiBoSo GP Bikes Plugin And Bridge updated for GPB Beta 15,
the new plugin bridge must be installed manually in the 64Bit directory of GPB (32bit is no longer supported)

Plugin Info Page:
http://www.eksimracing.com/forum/index.php?topic=2364.0
How to configure PiBoSo games:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/configure-piboso-games/

MotionMax 6DOF plugin RaceRoom Racing Experience Updated today!
Plugin Info Page:
http://www.eksimracing.com/forum/index.php?topic=2197.0

How to configure the game:
http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/configure-race-room-racing-experience-r3e-from-sector3-studios/

 

Installation:

If you already have the version v3.4.6.5 you can just select Check For Update menu followed by Download And Install All

Otherwise download the installer,
right-click on it to install As Administrator to avoid any permission issue with Windows OS

Download SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.6

Force update your existing setups,
use the  Advanced Options tab in the auto-updater and click Overwrite All Updated Setups, see the screenshot

The current devices and virtual racing dash supported (2019-04) are:

– SIM RACE LCD, SIM RACE GT, SIM RACE F1, SIM RACE Deluxe or SIM RACE PRO USB Shift lights Display devices from SIM Display,
– USB Shift lights Interface ( SLI-F1, SLI-PRO, SLI-M, BU0710, old SLI,…) and game controllers from Leo Bodnar,
– USB Fanatec Conversion Kit from Leo Bodnar
– All Fanatec (including the OSW Teensy-LC mod ),
– All Logitech steering wheel,
– Steelseries SRW-S1,
– All Thrustmaster steering wheels,
– and also, support any HID Compliant hardware including, any buttons-box like the famous Derek Speare Designs (DSD) devices, any buttons and encoders controllers, joystick, gamepad, shifter, etc.

– VDASH-EMU virtual racing dash (usb device firmware emulator of real racing dash) From EKSIMRacing

The application can manage all devices and simultaneously.

Cheers,
z

SLI-FTEC Icon for the Bodnar USB Fanatec Conversion Kit:

Force update your existing setups:

Plugins For RaceRoom Racing Experience (R3E) Updated Today!

Plugins For RaceRoom Racing Experience (R3E) Updated Today!

(Updated 2019-04-04 API 2.6)

Hi,

Those plugins are for SLIMax Manager Pro, SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition and MotionMax Manager and can be used ONLY with the latest version of R3E (patch released today, April 04 2019 at 15:00 PM CET ) .

There’s no backward compatibility with the old R3E API and the new R3E version so you need to update the current SLIMax plugins and MotionMax plugins to enjoy your sim (motion) rig with it.

Installation:
– Select menu “Check For Update” and click the button “Download And Install All” in the auto-updater

Click this link to read the plugins page information to configure the game correctly

Cheers,
z

NEW Plugins For Sector 3 RaceRoom Racing Experience BETA are out!

Plugins for RaceRoom Racing Experience (R3E) BETA are out (2019-03-25)

 

Hi,
Those plugins are for SLIMax Manager Pro and SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition and can be used ONLY with the latest PUBLIC BETA of R3E. There’s no backward compatibility with the current R3E API and the next R3E version so you need to replace the current SLIMax plugins to enjoy your sim rig with the BETA. Plugin for MotionMax Manager are available on demand.

THESE PLUGINS ARE NOT WORKING WITH THE REGULAR VERSION OF R3E, ONLY WORK WITH THE PUBLIC BETA

Check this topic to download the R3E plugins for the BETA (you need to be fully registered as PRO, Beta-tester, GOLD Premium to get access to this area):

 

Check this topic above regularly to get the latest R3E plugins they will be updated at regular basis, the dev team of R3E seems to continue to add more telemetry data and the API is not final.

Cheers,
z

DiRT Rally 2.0 And Heusinkveld Sim Handbrake

Hi,

if you recall correctly I gave you in this blog in 2017 the tip to get access to the ffb of your Simucube FW and MMOS and during the release of DiRT Rally 2.0 what about accessing the deazone and saturation of your Heusinkveld Sim Handbrake?

Quit DR2

Add the line below in your

..\Steam\steamapps\common\DiRT Rally 2.0\input\devices\device_defines.xml

<device id="{8B8210C4-0000-0000-0000-504944564944}" name="he_hb" priority="100" type="handbrake" />

extract the zip on the desktop and copy the file he_hb.xml attached onto the folder

..\Steam\steamapps\common\DiRT Rally 2.0\input\actionmaps\

 

he_hb.zip

The deadzone should stay at zero but now you can setup the saturation to suit your needs.

Cheers,
z

[NEW] MotionMax 5 Manager (BETA 5DOF Simulator)

MotionMax 5 Manager 5DOF
Simulator Software Management
By Zappadoc ©2019 All Rights Reserved.
(MMX5 BETA Launched – 2019-03-20)

 

 

MotionMax 5 Manager,a more conventional 5DOF simulator management than the MMX 6DOF with 3 distinctive layers, the CORE layer, the SURGE layer and the Traction Loss (TL) layer.

MMX5 takes the benefit of  the V.P.I. system (Vehicle Physics Interpreter) and yaw dynamics (TL) motion code of MotionMax 6. An ultra accuracy and efficiency motion result in all car categories (F1 and other open wheel categories/Endurance/Proto/GT/Rally/Kart) with more than 60 games/simulations supported.

The CORE layer is a 3DOF system with 4 actuators including Pitch, Roll and Heave management.

The optional SURGE layer on top of the CORE give you huge acceleration and braking by sliding backward/forward on top of the CORE platform using one or two actuator.

The TL Layer is a solid base under the CORE layer with a pivot on the front and an arched rail allowing the whole structure to be moved by an actuator.

The MotionMax 5 Manager is currently in beta, contact us if you’re a manufacturer and want us to add the support of your motion platform 3/4/5DOF to MotionMax 5 Manager.

Cheers,
z

More info available on EKSIMRacing website.

[NEW] SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition (v1.0) Available Today!

SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition v1.0 is available today (2019-03-21)
Applications and plugins
(c)2011-2019 by Zappadoc – All Rights Reserved.
Edited By EKSIMRacing

All product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

 

The SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition is a powerful, easy to use and 100% free declination of SLIMax Manager Pro but dedicated to Fanatec Hardware racing ecosystem.

 

Your steering wheel features are fully supported like shiftlighs REV LED, Warning/FLAG LED, MPS (rotary switches of McLaren and Formula V2 rim), rumble motors of wheel base or CSP Pedals set, from the latest Podium direct drive series to the oldest Porsche wheel base including the latest Formula V2 rim, enjoy your sim-rig with more then 60 games or simulations.

 

 

Download, Install, configure your game to send telemetry and to disable the native support of your LED/Display to not be in conflict with SLIMax Manager and you’re done. Click the Getting Started button below to get started with SLIMax Manager and your Fanatec hardware.

Click the image to get more info…

SLIMax Manager Fanatec Edition Getting Started

 

 

 

 

New Version of SLIMax Manager Pro (v3.4.6.5) Available Today!

New version of SLIMax Mgr Pro available today!

Click this link to download the latest SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.5

(Previous version 3.4.6.4 is no longer updated, we recommend to all users to switch asap to the new version )

Cheers,
z

Changelog (2019-03-05):

cumulative update since version 3.4.6.4,

– Advanced options have been simplified and LED functions are grouped in one place which is far more easy to setup,

– Big improvement of the Button Mapping Wizard to accept 64 buttons. With the Button Mapping Wizard you can create easily keystrokes sequence (MACRO). The new wizard supports the latest Fanatec MPS function (MPS is available on McLaren and Formula V2 rim).

– Also, include a PUSH-BUTTON AUTO-DETECTION you can now press any button to select the corresponding sequence AUTOMATICALLY, no longer need to know the id of each button, simply open the wizard click the button on your steering wheel and enter the key(s).

BeamNG Drive bridge (outgauge.lua file) updated. To replace the lua bridge please read the BeamNG_readme.txt file inside your c:\SLIMax Manager Pro\sli_bridges\BeamNG\ directory

– 17 SLIMax Mgr Pro Setups for Assetto Corsa Competizione added

– DiRT Rally 2.0 Plugin included

compiled with the latest Fanatec SDK (Fanatec driver/firmware may need to be updated),
Driver/FW version 328 or greater is recommended for the Formula V2 steering wheel

– Full support of the new Fanatec Formula V2 steering wheel which includes (in addition to all the features of the current Fanatec hardware):
Global  brightness management, Shiftlights Styles, full support of the 6 FLAG/Warning LED, full support of buttons / encoders (up to 64 buttons), full support of all MPS modes, …

– support of Fanatec Podium DD1/DD2 improved

UPDATED INFO: Due to a limitation of the electronic you can’t use new features of Formula V2 if it’s on CSL Elite Base (first version) or CSW Base v2.0 or CSW Base V1.5 or CSW Base v1.0
All test have been successfully done on CSW Base v2.5, CSL Elite E WB+ and Prodium DD.

Getting Started With Fanatec:
http://www.eksimracing.com/getting-started-with-fanatec-hardware-and-slimax-mgr-pro/

IMPORTANT: READ THIS CAREFULLY IF YOUR OWN A FANATEC FORMULA V2
You CAN’T enjoy the led of your Fanatec Formula V2 steering wheel with SLIMax Manager Pro or any other 3rd party tool WITHOUT DISABLING THE NATIVE FANATEC SUPPORT IN GAME SETTINGS

In other words, all games which not include a way to disable the Fanatec Led/Display cannot be used. This includes RaceRoom Racing Experience which have a bug and fails to disable Fanatec native management even if the setting is OFF… We asked Sector3 to fix it but did not received a reply yet.

To disable the native management of Fanatec LED/Display, read the FAQ “How to configure your games”

 

Assetto Corsa Competizione AE Release 6 is OUT!

Hey,

ACC Release 6 is out and fortunately for Fanatec owners you can now disable the Fanatec native support in the game settings to enjoy your display/led with SLIMax Manager Pro.

 

Unfortunately, the release 6 of ACC contains a bug in max rpm engine value which seems to be hard-coded to 9000rpm but the current cars not exceed 7700rpm, so I created several basic SLIMax setups for ACC to workaround this issue.

The new version of SLIMax Mgr v3.4.6.5 is required to get the updates
Select menu “Check For Update” to get the latest plugins
and hit the button “Download And Install All“.

More Info on ACC Plugin page, HERE.

Click this link to download the latest SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4.6.5