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In his latest review video, David takes an in depth look at the Formula Pro Elite wheel rim from Gomez Sim Industries. David checks out the build quality, ergonomics, features, and compatibility of the product, while also performing a hands-on test session using iRacing as a test platform.
US based Gomez Sim Industries are manufacturing high-end Esports equipment and controls for sim racing systems.
Their flagship product is the Formula Pro Elite full-featured sim steering wheel. This 310mm diameter Formula wheel is built around a 5mm thick Carbon Fiber faceplate and high-quality aluminum body parts which result in a flex-free unit. The wheel is fitted with injection-molded silicone rubber handles for maximum grip and comfort.
The wheel plate features an 8 Way Funky Switch, 10 momentary buttons, 5 Rotary Encoders, and a full color high-resolution USBD480 screen. Furthermore, the Formula Pro Elite is equipped with a set of black anodized aluminum constructed magnetic gear shifters.
The unit features a 70mm PCD bolt pattern that will allow fitment to the majority of wheel hubs on the market. The wheel electronics are connected to the PC via a coiled USB cable fitted with a 4pin DIN connector for a secure connection.
The GSI Formula Pro Elite is available via the official Gomez Sim Industries website for $1,250.00 + shipping.
- The wheel is also available with the option of a Dual Clutch, at an additional cost of $185.00.
- The screen can be upgraded to a touch screen for an extra $75.00.
Official Webpage – gomezsimindustries.com