The Logitech Gamepad F710 is a wireless gaming controller for the PC that has built in force feedback and pressure sensitive shoulder buttons.
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Pro Easily replaced batteries
The controller takes two AA batteries to power it, which are easy to find in the store as well as easy to replace in the device itself due to an accessible battery door on the back.
Pro Force feedback
Unlike the cheaper cousin to this controller (the F310), there is included in this controller a vibrating function that works out of the box with any games that support force feedback.
Pro Hardware switch for DirectInput and XInput
Features a DirectInput<->XInput switch on the back, without requiring a software solution to emulate either input mode.
Pro Good for large hands
The F710 is larger than a PS3 controller, which makes it more comfortable for people with large hands.
Pro Wireless out of the box
The F710 comes with a wireless adapter, so there is no need to spend any extra money in order to get wireless working between the PC and controller.
Pro Works out of the box with Windows and Linux
Plug and play, the controller works seamlessly with Windows and any games that have Xbox 360 gamepad support. No third-party software is needed.
Con Proprietary Wireless solution
The controller uses an unfree protocol so you can not connect it over the bluetooth standard
Con Does not support USB charging
There is no rechargeable battery with this device, it takes AA batteries, which will have to be replaced anytime the controller runs out of power. This may be inconvenient for those that are used to plugging in their controllers to a USB to charge.
Con Poor d-pad
The NW/NE and SW/SE directions on the d-pad feel a bit wonky as they do not always register or register with a delay. The controls for the d-pad almost feel lie it is meant to be a four way d-pad over and eight way. Definitely is not one of the better d=pads out there and may be a hinderance in games that require good d-pad control.