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Gladiator NXT EVO ‘F-14 Combat Edition’

Gladiator NXT EVO ‘F-14 Combat Edition’

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Gladiator NXT EVO ‘F-14 Combat Edition’

Experience the thrill of piloting the iconic F-14 Tomcat with our Gladiator NXT EVO 'F-14 Combat Edition joystick.

Includes

  • 1 GNX F-14 Grip
  • 1 GNX EVO Base

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Optionally Available

Desk Mounts:

Looking for desk mounts for your Gladiator? Check our UCM Cadet Combo Set, or our Gladiator Stand-Alone UCM Mount.

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GNX F-14 Combat Grip Features

1 Rudder axis (lockable)

1 DLC (Direct Lift Control) axis

1 Hat Switch with a push button

1 Dual-stage trigger

1 Four-stage ammo selector with safety lock and push button

4 Programmable buttons

General GNX F-14 Grip Specifications

Our F-14 Combat Grip series is designed for precision and durability.

High-Quality Buttons: Features buttons with long travel and a soft-click feel, enhancing tactile feedback during critical maneuvers.

Robust Construction: Metal construction for the ammo switch, hat switch, and Emergency Autopilot Disable trigger ensures lasting durability.

Modularity and Customization: User-replaceable buttons with a modular hat design allow for easy customization and maintenance.

Advanced Technology: Incorporates contactless sensor technology for the ammo switch and a spring-loaded DLC (Direct Lift Control) maneuver wheel for precise control.

Responsive Control: Equipped with a dual-stage trigger featuring a cam mechanism for nuanced input.

Processor: Powered by a 32-bit ARM controller, providing high-speed and precise control operations.

Ergonomic Features: Constructed with industrial-grade ABS and integrated rubber inserts for a secure, non-slip grip.

Twist Adapter: Includes a built-in, lockable twist adapter for additional rudder control in flight simulations.

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Gladiator NXT EVO Base

The Gladiator NXT EVO Base is designed for precision and versatility:

Precision Control: Equipped with 2 contactless MaRS sensors for accurate X and Y axes movement.

Functionality: Includes an auto-centering 3-position switch, a throttle wheel, and a rotary encoder.

Customization: Features 3 programmable buttons and 2 programmable single-color LEDs for visual feedback.

Durability and Comfort: Smooth gimbal with ball bearings and an adjustable dry clutch to fine-tune the resistance.

Stability: Comes with a tabletop steel baseplate with non-slip rubber pads.

Flexibility: Includes soft (#10), medium (#20), and strong (#30) springs, a spring extractor tool for easy changes, and a complete set of screws and a screwdriver.

Connectivity: Includes a 180 cm (6') USB cable and a cable holder tool for UCM Desk Mount compatibility.

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General Gladiator NXT EVO Joystick Specifications

Each Gladiator NXT EVO joystick boasts a durable industrial-grade ABS base and grip with a gimbal made from strong glass-fiber-reinforced PA material, ensuring robust performance. It features a stable steel baseplate with non-slip rubber pads for firm placement. Equipped with high-quality ALPS buttons (Japan OEM) and precise, contactless MaRS sensors, the joystick offers lasting performance and accurate control. Dual 32-bit ARM controllers in both the base and grip enable efficient operation, while firmware updates and profile preferences are easily managed via USB, thanks to its onboard memory.

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Video Guides

    Warranty

    • 2 Years

    Support

     

      For video guides and tutorials to get started with our products, check our official VKB YouTube Channel.

      For controller setup, configuration or firmware support, be sure to visit our official Discord Channel. This also provides the quickest turnaround times for answers and solutions. 

      For hardware warranty support, order cancellations or returns, please open a Support Ticket. Please note that your VKB North America Order # is required to open a ticket.

       

       

      Downloads

       

      Firmware Version Uploaded
      Firmware for all VKB devices v2.16.5 Sep 10, 2023
      Configuration Apps Version Uploaded
      VKBDevCfg Device Configurator v0.92.88 Aug 28, 2023
      VKB zBootloader v1.9654654 Aug 27, 2023
      T-Link v0.75 Sep 19, 2023

       

      Testing/Troubleshooting Apps
      VKB Joy Tester
      VKB Button Tester
      VKB Show HID

       

      Documentation Version Uploaded
      NJoy32 Family Controllers
      Configuration Utility – User Guide
      v2.19 August 17, 2023

       

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