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Fanatec DD1 Wheel Base Now Available for Pre-Order

Fanatec is now accepting pre-orders for the Fanatec DD1 wheel base, the first in Fanatec’s new Podium line of direct-drive wheels.

Fanatec is now accepting pre-orders for the Fanatec DD1 wheel base, the first in Fanatec’s new Podium line of direct-drive wheels.

The small brother of the DD2 wheel base, the DD1 offers a peak torque of 18 NM and a holding torque of 15NM, coming with an integrated 2.7″ OLED display.

The Fanatec DD1 Wheel Base will be available via a unique auction concept Fanatec recently explained, or as traditional pre-order, selling for 999,95 Euros/Dollars .

First units are expected to be available starting December 7th, more info is available on the Fanatec website.

Fanatec DD1 Wheel Base

Features

  • Custom-designed servo motor designed by our engineers and the first direct drive motor optimised for racing simulator applications.
  • Outrunner-type motor achieves outstanding peak torque of 20Nm, matching the torque output in most real race cars using power steering.
  • The Podium Wheel Base DD1 holding torque is not less than 15Nm even under heavy use in a race.
  • Motor acceleration and speed remains at the highest level, even with heavy steering wheels.
  • Ultra-low torque ripple ensures minimal mechanical distractions and the same smooth experience as in a belt driven wheel.
  • Wireless data and power to all Fanatec steering wheels to enable unlimited rotation of the steering wheel.
  • Integrated 2.7” 256×64 resolution OLED display.
  • Podium wheel bases include advanced telemetry features in the OLED display for real-time motor and force feedback data such as power output, FFB clipping and more.
  • Upgraded Fanatec Tuning Menu.
    • Five presets for different games and applications
    • Steering lock
    • FFB Strength
    • Shock
    • ABS
    • Drift mode
    • Force
    • Spring
    • Damper
    • Force Effect Intensity
  • Support for advanced dual clutch bite-point mode.
  • Integrated electronics within wheel base housing, no external control box required.
  • The electronics ensure extremely low latency to provide immediate feedback from racing simulators.
  • Fully certified with CE, FCC, C-Tick, ROHS and all other certificates required by law, ensuring that this product does not interfere with other electronic devices.
  • Torque Key allows user to lock/unlock the DD1’s full performance.
  • All existing and upcoming Fanatec peripherals fully supported.
  • Choose from a growing selection of Fanatec steering wheels in many different styles and price/quality levels.
  • Firmware can be updated with new features.
  • Fast 1000 Hz USB update rate.
  • Ultra-low latency due to integrated electronics and highest quality components.
  • Allows connection of two external shifters (e.g. H-pattern and sequential) in parallel.
  • Mount for ClubSport Static Shifter Paddles and other optional accessories.
  • Connection ports for peripheral devices: USB, Power, Pedals, Shifter 1, Shifter 2, Handbrake.
  • All-Aluminium housing.
  • Exchangeable brushed aluminium cover plates.
  • Supports Fanatec 3-hole mounting pattern (bottom mounting) and side mounting. Hard mounting to a cockpit is highly recommended due the high amount of torque.
  • Full Fanatec SDK support ensures game compatibility out of the box for all major racing games across all platforms.
  • Introducing the new Podium software for PC applications.
    • Show telemetry data from the racing simulation like speed, lap times, brake temperatures, tachometers on devices like smartphones, tablets or USB monitors.
    • Supports all major PC racing simulators like F1 2017, Dirt Rally, Assetto Corsa, Project Cars 2 and rFactor 2.
    • Control your Upgraded Fanatec Tuning Menu settings and presets directly from the software through the connected devices.
    • Save game specific settings to PC software, which will be automatically applied when the game is launched.
    • Introducing new FFB tuning features like speed sensitive dampening.
  • Automotive grade Quick Release system with rubber dampener for zero flex and movement between the steering wheel and wheel base.
  • Standard 2 years warranty.
  • Optional extensions for 3 & 5 years warranty.

 

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