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AMarchesini92
03-02-2016, 12:50
Hi everyone! These days i discoverd the existence of the Buttkicker. I really don't know anything about that but i'm really interested in using it with my Xbox One and Project cars.
I play with Thrustmaster TX + Playseat Challenge + T3pa + Th8a. And for the sound i have a samsung Soundbar with a wi-fi subwoofer directly connected to my tv by HDMI (ARC).

Now my questions are:
- What's about the price? Can you please suggest me some online shops?
- It's worth with the Playseat Challenge?
- How does it works? Which connections should i do?

I hope to find someone who can help me,
Thank you in advance,

Marche777

rtazz17
03-02-2016, 13:04
I have a buttkicker from a few years back.I could not figure any way possible to hook it up to the xbox 1... I had it for my 360 which allowed you to use two sound outputs at once but I couldnt get it to work with the xbox 1.. Maybe the latest buttkicker has a different way to hook up to it.

Mascot
03-02-2016, 13:54
I have a BK2 connected to my 5.1 amp, so it works with any game, movie, TV programme... anything that puts audio through the amp, basically. It's amazing for immersion in racing games (you 'feel' kerbs, shunts, engine rumble etc, and get a thump in the back when changing gear) but it's equally as good for other games too. I was playing Arkham Knight just last night and getting a 'thump' every time Batman lands a punch or kick, or feeling the shake from the Batmobile's afterburner all adds to the experience.

Mounting it to a Playseat frame is fairly easy. I followed web advice and used a spanner socket as a small vertical post under the rig.

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I can't remember exactly how it's connected up (it takes a shared feed from my sub, and has its own little amp) but it was pretty easy. Full instructions are provided.

AMarchesini92
03-02-2016, 14:05
I have a BK2 connected to my 5.1 amp, so it works with any game, movie, TV programme... anything that puts audio through the amp, basically. It's amazing for immersion in racing games (you 'feel' kerbs, shunts, engine rumble etc, and get a thump in the back when changing gear) but it's equally as good for other games too. I was playing Arkham Knight just last night and getting a 'thump' every time Batman lands a punch or kick, or feeling the shake from the Batmobile's afterburner all adds to the experience.

Mounting it to a Playseat frame is fairly easy. I followed web advice and used a spanner socket as a small vertical post under the rig.

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I can't remember exactly how it's connected up (it takes a shared feed from my sub, and has its own little amp) but it was pretty easy. Full instructions are provided.

Mascot thank you very much for sharing your setup.

My dubts are:
- is it compatible with my playseat challenge without doing any difficult changes?
- how can i connect it to my audio output? I use a Samsung HWF450 connected by hdmi to the TV

Here a photo of my playseat:226706

Mascot
03-02-2016, 14:31
Ah, sorry - I'm not too familiar with the Playseat Challenge. I'd assume you'd just clamp the BK to one of the rear legs? It's recommended that the mounting is vertical (as opposed to horizontal) but I can't see the angle making all that much difference.

As regards your audio connections, I'm not too sure. These links might help:

http://www.thebuttkicker.com/gaming/G2-hookup.html

http://thebuttkicker.com/gaming/downloads/BK-GR2_QSG-6pg.pdf

http://www.thebuttkicker.com/faq

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/32-theater-room-items-accessories/1473359-buttkicker-question.html

and this thread from these very forums:

http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/showthread.php?30098-KIND-OF-Buttkicker-Gamer-and-XBox-one-Will-it-work

Derosi T2
03-02-2016, 19:51
Works great... You will need an optical to analog converter.. Go from optical on back of xbox one to converter and then analog out to the buttkicker amp.226736

Str8shooter
04-02-2016, 01:34
Where can you currently buy one?

They've been out of stock for several months now.

I have the Butt Kicker Gamer and it's now a hit or miss on whether it wants to connect so I'm ready to toss it and get the Gamer 2.

Mascot
04-02-2016, 07:23
Where can you currently buy one?

They've been out of stock for several months now.

I have the Butt Kicker Gamer and it's now a hit or miss on whether it wants to connect so I'm ready to toss it and get the Gamer 2.

Six in stock at Amazon:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Buttkicker-Gamer-XBox-360-PS2/dp/B000AOTLP6

Edit: oops - I see you are in Florida.

gazza1101
04-02-2016, 09:21
Where can you currently buy one?

They've been out of stock for several months now.

I have the Butt Kicker Gamer and it's now a hit or miss on whether it wants to connect so I'm ready to toss it and get the. Gamer 2.. I have one of these http://www.earthquakesound.com/index.php/en/gaming-audio/item/shell-shoxx?category_id=414. Works well and more powerful than gamer2

Ryzza5
04-02-2016, 10:13
A HDMI audio extractor may take care of the audio side of things

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/hdmi-audio-extractor

Str8shooter
05-02-2016, 01:55
. I have one of these http://www.earthquakesound.com/index.php/en/gaming-audio/item/shell-shoxx?category_id=414. Works well and more powerful than gamer2

Thanks!

Looks like there is a retailer a short drive from me so I'll check them out.

Mascot
05-02-2016, 06:27
. I have one of these http://www.earthquakesound.com/index.php/en/gaming-audio/item/shell-shoxx?category_id=414. Works well and more powerful than gamer2

Whoah. That looks like a beast.

AMarchesini92
05-02-2016, 12:32
Works great... You will need an optical to analog converter.. Go from optical on back of xbox one to converter and then analog out to the buttkicker amp.226736

And if i do like you said, i can still hear the sound from the hdmi cable? Do you understand my question?
Now i'm listening the sound from the soundbar that is connected to the tv, if i connect the buttkicker amp to the optical audio on back of XO will everything remain the same?

Derosi T2
06-02-2016, 03:56
I can only speak for sure what works for me.. Buttkicker gets signal from optical and my hdmi cable goes to the back of the tv and I get audio through the TV. I would think the audio through your sound bar would work..

gazza1101
06-02-2016, 07:27
I can only speak for sure what works for me.. Buttkicker gets signal from optical and my hdmi cable goes to the back of the tv and I get audio through the TV. I would think the audio through your sound bar would work.. I also do this to get the audio to my shaker device.

AMarchesini92
08-02-2016, 13:22
I also do this to get the audio to my shaker device.
Thank you very much guys, i'll go for the buttkicker gamer 2 but now it seems impossibile to find.
Thank you

Dark_Zilll
11-12-2017, 22:49
Thank you very much guys, i'll go for the buttkicker gamer 2 but now it seems impossibile to find.
Thank you

Hey gazza have you bought the butkicker 2 ? Does it fits on PlaySeat ? If yes how's the experience ? Nice ? Thanks in advance :)

Gix916
12-12-2017, 09:09
I have these..

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1x-Bodyshaker-Extreme-Shake-bass-simulator-Top-Quality-100W-7075/302480823061?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Optical-Digital-Coax-Coaxial-Toslink-to-Analog-Audio-RCA-L-R-Adapter-Converter/191994373551?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

on a homemade bracket.

normal people would buy a Subwoofer amp to link this up, I brought a 2nd hand Active Subwoofer Speaker, and took the speaker out..thus leaving a sub woofer amp (albeit it in a large wooden box)

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