Saitek X52 Joystick Review :: Saitek X52 Features

01-15-2008 · Category: Hardware - Misc

By Vlad Mihaiescu

Saitek X52 Joystick Review


Overall features


  • Program your controller for each game using the powerful Smart Technology Software; 3 mode settings and pinkie switch provide enhanced programming options
  • Precision centering mechanism; non-contact technology on X and Y axes and constant spring force improve control and increase durability
  • 5-position handle adjustment system to suit all hand sizes with contoured grip for maximum gaming comfort
  • Progressive throttle with resistance adjustment and detents for afterburner and idle

Saitek X52 Joystick Review

Joystick features


  • Tri-color mode selection LED
  • Missile launcher button
  • 8-way hat switch
  • 3 independent fire buttons
  • Mode selector
  • 8-way “point-of-view” hat switch
  • 2-stage trigger
  • Pinkie switch
  • Rudder lock
  • 3D twist
  • 3 toggle switches


Saitek X52 Joystick Review
Saitek X52 Joystick Review

Throttle Controller Features


  • 2 independent fire buttons
  • 8-way hat switch
  • 2 Rotary controllers
  • Clutch button
  • Slider controller
  • Scroll wheel with built-in button
  • Tension adjuster
  • Mouse controller/hat switch
  • Left mouse button
  • Multi-function display (MFD)
  • MFD action buttons