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Thrustmaster TH8A Shifter Review By Sim Racing Garage

Thrustmaster TH8A Shifter Review By Sim Racing Garage

Thrustmaster TH8A Shifter Review By Sim Racing Garage

In this new episode of the Sim Racing Garage, Barry Rowland is reviewing the entry level H pattern Thrustmaster TH8A Shifter.

This plug & play TH8A shifter is made out of sturdy steel. It comes with two different shift plates including an H-pattern (7+1) and Sequential version. The TH8A also features a detachable shift knob that is compatible with genuine universal gear shift knobs.

The Thrustmaster TH8A shifter is available for the PC, PS3, PS4 and XBox One and retails for $149.99 / 149.99 €

Realism and authenticity:

  • Stick/gear shift knob: 13 cm tall
  • Realistic gear shifting feel
  • Detachable gear shift knob
  • Compatible with genuine universal gear shift knobs available in car tuning shops
  • 2 shift plates included: H-pattern (7+1) and Sequential (+/-)

Sturdiness and precision:

  • 100% metal internal mechanism
  • 100% metal stick
  • 100% metal clamping system
  • H.E.A.R.T HallEffect AccuRate Technology™
  • Precision that won’t decrease over time (contactless magnetic sensor)
  • No tact switch or potentiometer (for an unlimited product lifespan)

Adaptability and comfort:

  • Upgradable firmware, and internal memory with gear shift travel adjustable to your preferences (software available for download on PC)
  • Adjustable gear shift resistance
  • Shift plates’ position and rotation can be adjusted by 360°
  • Clamping system’s position and rotation can be adjusted by 360°
  • Optimized mounting for any type of support
  • Tables or shelves from 1 to 55 mm in thickness
  • Cockpits (built-in screw threads + removable clamping system)

Versatility:

  • Unique design* for 2 different driving styles
  • H-pattern (7+1) style
  • Sequential (+/-) style
  • USB and/or DIN connectivity
  • On PC: works with all wheels on the market
  • On PS3™ and PS4™: works with T500 RS, T300 RS & T300 Ferrari GTE wheels.
  • On Xbox One: works with the TX Racing Wheel
  Official Webpage – www.thrustmaster.com

 



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