Gladiator Upgrade Kit Lite (w/ SCG Bundle or Stand-Alone)

$21.00$140.00

PRODUCT NOT YET AVAILABLE! ESTIMATED FIRST BATCH RELEASE: TO BE DETERMINED BY VKB HQ

Recommended for VKB customers who already own a Gladiator Mk.I/II (non-Pro variant) and wish to convert it to be compatible with the VKB SCG series of grips. (Scroll down for product descriptions & relevant downloads)

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Description

Note: VKB HQ decided that the Upgrade Kit Lite will be better suited for the VKB SCG series of grips, not the MCG series! This is due to the fact that the MCG grips are taller, and would thus exert more pressure on the Gladiator gimbal than the shorter, more compact SCG grips would. 

Gladiator Upgrade Kit Lite

Content:

Gladiator Upgrade Kit Lite (Stand-Alone):

  • Aluminum shaft with pre-installed brass bearings
  • Connecting wire
  • Locking pin
  • Grip fastener

–OR, IF BUNDLED WITH AN SCG GRIP–

Gladiator Upgrade Kit Lite SCG Bundle:

  • Aluminum shaft with pre-installed brass bearings
  • Connecting wire
  • Locking pin
  • Grip fastener

–WITH–

SCG grip

  • Left- or Right-hand versions
  • Compact grip design – Perfect for tabletop joysticks
  • Lockable Twist axis with contactless MaRS sensor
  • Dual Action Trigger
  • 3 Hat switches with center push
  • 4 Buttons
  • Programmable red color LED
  • Programmable RGB LED
  • Grip with installed palm rest
  • Palm rest for small hands
  • Set of grip fasteners

–OR–

SCG Premium grip

  • Left- or Right-hand versions
  • Compact grip design – Perfect for tabletop joysticks
  • Lockable Twist axis with contactless MaRS sensor
  • Dual Action Trigger
  • Rapid Fire Trigger
  • 3 Hat switches with center push
  • 3 buttons
  • 1 analog ministick with center push
  • Programmable red color LED
  • Programmable RGB LED
  • Grip with installed palm rest
  • Palm rest for small hands
  • Set of grip fasteners
  • Extra button module for C1 position
  • Extra hat switch module for A1 position
  • Trigger cover
  • Screwdriver
  • Set of screws
  • Coaster (VKB-Sim Crew Kosmosima)

Important:

After installing the Upgrade Kit Lite, you will have removed the original grip that came with your Gladiator, and along with it, the twist axis. The twist axis is a feature of the original grip, and not that of the Gladiator base.

Warranty:

  • 1 Year

Compatible Bases:

  • Gladiator Mk.I (non-Pro)
  • Gladiator Mk.II (non-Pro)

Compatible Grips:

  • SCG/SCG Premium (L/R)

Documentation:

  • Assembly Guide (currently in development)

Downloads:

DISCLAIMER: Some modification and assembly is required. Even though the conversion is easy and does not require any special skills, you should only attempt this if you feel comfortable using tools to disassemble and reassemble your joystick. VKB North America is NOT RESPONSIBLE for mistakes made during this process that may break or damage your joystick. Proceed with caution, work slowly and read ALL the instructions carefully (refer to the assembly guide). Use this upgrade kit at your own risk.