Simucube 2 True Drive releases

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Simucube 2 User Guide[edit | edit source]

The Simucube 2 User Guide is available here: Simucube 2 User Guide.pdf


Simucube 2 True Drive files[edit | edit source]

Please note that this version history table only lists collected changes after each publicly released version.

Date True Drive version Download link Description
January, 2020 1.0.15 upcoming version Changes and fixes
  • It is possible to save No as the answer to device telemetry consent.
  • Add an option to allow mouse wheel scroll to change profile settings.
  • Reduce True Drive CPU consumption when window is activated.
  • Fix wheel centering changing 360 degrees sometimes.
  • It is possible to quickly reset steering center for just temporarily again.
    • Factory-calibrated center point will be invalid after this update, users must set a new wheel centerpoint upon first use.
November 15th, 2019 1.0.13 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.13.zip Hotfix
  • Analog axis invert setting didn't work in original 1.0.12 release.
  • Standby mode LED functionality was not working correctly.
November 15th, 2019 1.0.12 unavailable due to 1.0.13 hotfix Important changes
  • The motor idle beeps have changed. The device will go to automatic standby mode if there is no torque.
    • First idle beep will be after 7 minutes. Second beep will be 1 minute after that. Third long beep will be 1 minute after that which will activate standby mode.
    • User can turn the wheel with fast left-right movement to prevent automatic standby.
    • From standby mode, normal operation will be resumed via cycling the Safe Torque Off button or via a button in True Drive software.
  • Bug where the Simucube Wireless Wheel button ordering did not match from wheel model to another as expected is fixed.
    • Note: Users might need to reassign controls when using Simucube Wireless Wheels.

New features

  • Telemetry data collection with opt-in to help us create even better product/features

Other fixes and changes

  • Resonance issue with some wheels is fixed.
    • Notable wheel that was affected was the Simulaje F1S wheel which resonated sometimes especially when not in High Torque Mode.
    • Nothing wrong with the wheel. We want to thank Augury Simulations for providing a wheel for testing.
  • Additional fix where the profile selection dropdown didn't match the visible profile settings in some cases.
  • E-stop status is being tracked also before the servo drive is initialized fully. Also more fault information is being shown.
  • Using mouse wheel to scroll up/down the profile settings dialog does not change the profile settings unless user clicks the setting first.
  • Better filtering of analog inputs in the Accessory port.
September 26th, 2019 1.0.10 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.10.zip New Simple User Interface mode
  • This mode will make setting up initial profile parameters easier for new users.
  • Advanced users do have access to all parameters as previously.
  • NOTE: Going back to Simple mode from either previously made profile or a new Advanced-mode profile will reset parameters to those in Simple Mode.
  • Added profiles templates for Project Cars 1 and 2 - but with quite default parameters, as these titles have so much going on also within 3rd party FFB adjustments.

Fixes

  • DirectInput Spring effect now follows the effect's magnitude parameter
  • New attempt to reduce very rare communication errors between the servo drive and Simucube interface.
  • Adjusted template profile for Truck Simulator titles.
  • A few of Simucube 2 Pro units show as Sport units. This firmware (and later versions) fix this for the known serial numbers that this has happened to.
    • Note: reassigning controls in games will be required too, as the USB ID of the device changes.
September 6th, 2019 1.0.8 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.8.zip Changes and fixes
  • The major bug that required Simucube 2 to be restarted after a PC restart is fixed.
  • Attempt to reduce very rare communication errors between the servo drive and Simucube interface.
  • Fine tuned device internal temperature monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue where the first attempt to select another profile in True Drive did not always work.
  • Fixed an issue where there might sometimes be a momentary disconnection in True Drive just after adding a new profile.
  • Minor UI fixes:
    • Note that Simucube 2 from factory-new, must have E-stop not pressed before the first firmware update.
    • Make all buttons in the UI slightly larger.
  • Added template profiles for Truck Simulator titles, Assetto Corsa and Assetto Corsa Competizione (however these are not extensively tested).
July 19th, 2019 1.0.7 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.7.zip New Features / Improvements
  • Template profiles and help for games when adding a new profile
  • Less CPU consumption in True Drive via slowing down the wheel UI icon updates if the window is not active or if the first tab is not the active tab
  • Reduced audible motor noise in all models
  • Reduced volume of audible beeps
  • Idle beeping now every four minutes (was every two minutes)

Bug fixes

  • Bumpstop damping should no longer cause oscillation near endstop boundary
  • Fixed Ultra Low Latency implementation issue, scale has changed slightly
  • Fixed audible resonance for some Ultimate owners

Known issues

  • Temporary wheel center setting is still disabled
  • Upon startup wheel angle might jump +-360 degrees, workaround is to re-center wheel in True Drive
  • Simucube 2 device requires a separate restart after a reboot in this and every earlier version. Symptom is a hangup of a game or the True Drive software upon their startup.

Notes

  • Due to Ultra Low Latency scale change the setting may need to be re-tuned in some configurations
  • Safety related beeps are not muted when disabling device sound notifications. Instead some non-safety critical sounds, such as saturation notification and low wheel battery warning gets muted.
June 6th, 2019 1.0.3 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.3.zip Bug fixes
  • Torque commands created by ISI/gMotor games (rFactor2, RaceRoom, ...) were not filtered at all. Now they are filtered.
  • Torque commands made by other than Constant Torque effect were not clearing the "idle torque" flag on servo drive, causing drive beep while driving. Affected ETS2 and maybe some other games.

Known issues

  • Bumpstop effect damping does not work or might produce unexpected effect. The effect is disabled as default.
  • Temporary wheel center setting did not work correctly after some last minute safety fixes. Therefore, it is impossible to set a temporary wheel centerpoint in this version. Setting wheel centerpoint permanently does work.
  • Simucube 2 device requires a separate restart after a reboot in this and every earlier version. Symptom is a hangup of a game or the True Drive software upon their startup.
May 28th, 2019 1.0.2 simucube_2_true_drive_v1.0.2.zip Initial release.

Known issues

  • Bumpstop effect damping does not work or might produce unexpected effect. The effect is disabled as default.
  • Temporary wheel center setting did not work correctly after some last minute safety fixes. Therefore, it is impossible to set a temporary wheel centerpoint in this version. Setting wheel centerpoint permanently does work.

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