EKSimracing F.A.Q.


 

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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Register your USB Device or your Emulator

 

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US/UK:
Since 2013, register your SLI Display USB Device or SLI Emulators for android or Windows consist simply to:

to contribute to the project by making your donation (minimum $5) and get a device or emulator license.
sign-in the forum to create your support account. REGISTER and create your support account after the donation is IMPORTANT to get first instructions and get access to forum and exclusive content.

Click this line to get more information on how to register your license..

if you do not understand one of this step, please feel free to contact us by filling out the form HERE.

->GOTO PAGE 2 TO REGISTER

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EN FRANCAIS:


Depuis 2013, enregistrez votre périphérique USB d’affichage ou un EMUlateur pour Android ou Windows ou Linux consiste simplement à:

– contribuer au projet en faisant votre don (minimum $5) pour obtenir une license pour un périphérique USB ou un EMUlateur
– remplir votre fiche dans le forum pour créer votre compte de support. INSCRIVEZ-VOUS et créez votre compte d’assistance après votre donation est IMPORTANT pour obtenir les premières instructions et avoir accès au forum et au contenu exclusif.

Cliquez cette ligne pour obtenir plus d information sur l enregistrement de votre license.

si vous ne comprenez pas une étape, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter en remplissant le formulaire ICI.

->ALLER PAGE 2 POUR ENREGISTRER SA LICENSE

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ITALIAN:

Dal 2013, registrare il tuo dispositivo SLI USB o l’emulatore SLI per Android o Windows consta di due semplici passi:

– contribuire al progetto effettuando una donazione (minimo $5) per ottenere una licenza per un dispositivo o per un emulatore
– registrarsi al forum per creare il tuo account di supporto. Registrarsi e creare il tuo account di supporto dopo la donazione è importante per ottenere prime istruzioni e accedi ai forum e contenuti esclusivi.

 Clicca qui per maggiori informazioni su come registrare la tua licenza.

se non capisci uno di questi passi, sentiti libero di contattarci compilando l’apposito form QUI.

->VAI ALLA PAGINA 2 PER LA REGISTRAZIONE


How to cleanup your Windows Firewall rules?

SLIMax Manager Pro is referenced in the Windows 10 Firewall as “slimaxmgrpro64.exe” or “Take the Control Of Your Gameware” (the tag line instead of the app name…)

You may have to check ( or even delete) the corresponding rules.

DO NOT forget to restart after changing settings in the firewall

Control panels> Firewall Windows> Allow a program …

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If you delete the corresponding rules in the Win10 Firewall and restart your PC and then install and launch the Manager, the Firewall will prompt again to allow communication with SLIMax Manager Pro and this time check “Allow access“:
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SLIMax Manager, Devices Supported:

 

 

 

In addition of the game devices above (Fanatec CSW, CSL, Porsche and others, Logitech G27, G29, G920, SIM Race LCD, SIM Race GT, SIM Race F1, SIM Race  Deluxe, SIM Race PRO, Steelseries SRW-S1, SLI-F1, SLI-M, SLI-PRO, BU0710), SLIMax Manager Pro supports any HID Compliant device like button-box from Derek Speare Designs for example, controllers with or without axes, gamepad, shiftter, joystick, etc.

Getting Started With VDASH-EMU (virtual display emulator)

SLIMax Virtual Dash Emulator (VDASH-EMU) Tips, Manual, Getting Started instructions, Tutorials are here.

Getting Started with VDASH-EMU in ENGLISH, FRENCH and ITALIAN

 

Configure simulation and game to send telemetry

Configure your game or simulation

Each game or simulation need to be configured to send telemetry data and to get it working with USB Shiftlights Device or to disable its native support of Fanatec or Logitech leds and digits to let the SLIMax Manager handle them.

all updates information are available in Plugins Pages Forum 

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Disable native support of FANATEC and G27/G29/920 and configure rFactor 2
Install manually the rFactor2 Bridge (the bridge is installed automatically )
rf_steam_download Install manually the rFactor Bridge (the bridge is installed automatically by SLIMax Mgr Pro)
   

Disable native support of FANATEC and G27/G29/920 and configure iRacing
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Configure Simbin games/simulations

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Configure Race Room Racing Experience from Sector3 Studios

CODEMASTERS TITLES

GRIDAutosportPlug_small Configure Codemasters GRID 2, GRID AUTOSPORT

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F12014Plug_download

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Configure Codemasters games

and disable native support of FANATEC and G27/G29/920 LED

Configure Codemasters game DiRT 3
Do not install the latest DiRT 3 patch
 
 
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Configure Live For Speed

REIZA STUDIOS

 

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Install manually the Reiza Bridge
(the Reiza bridge is compatible with all Reiza Titles)
The bridge is installed automatically by SLIMax Manager Pro if the game directory is found during the installation.

rFactor Clones

 

Install manually the rFactor Bridge
(the rFacotr bridge is compatible with all rFactor Clones Titles)
Some bridges are installed automatically by SLIMax Manager Pro if the game directory is found during the installation.

 

 

PiBoSo Titles

Install PiBoSo Bridge For Kart Racing PRO, GP BIKES, MX, WRS,…
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OTHERS

 

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Check the plugins pages for more info…

 

Doing a Super Clean installation?

US/UK:

Do a super clean installation:

1) download the latest SLIMax Manager Pro, go HERE
2) uninstall the old version of SLIMax Mgr

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3) you can safely delete the SLIMax Manager directory or  open SLIMax Manager directory and delete ALL folders and keep the licenses directory only – see the screenshot above)
4) install the new version by running the FULL INSTALLER as Administrator and follow instruction the first time you launch the SLIMax Manager Pro to get your license automatically
5) and then run the Auto-Updater to get the very latest software (plugins, apps, setups, etc.)

Sometime SLIMax Manager Pro needs to run as Administrator as well, read the F.A.Q.   if you have permission issue with Windows 8/8.1/10, read THIS

IMPORTANT:
DO NOT FORGET, to launch the auto-updater the first time you launch SLIMax Mgr Pro when you are prompted to do so,
Check the Plugin Bridges if you upgrade from an old version of SLIMax Manager and install them manually if needed.  PiBoSo, Reiza, ISI rFactor / rFactor2, EURO/American Truck, etc. all this simulations need a bridge to work with SLIMax Mgr Pro (all the BRIDGES are available in ..\Program Files (x86)\SLIMax Manager Pro\sli_bridges\ directory ). Check the plugin pages for more info related to plugin BRIDGE…

 

 

FRANCAIS:

Effectuez une installation SUPER CLEAN:

1) télécharger la dernière SLIMax Manager Pro, rendez-vous ICI
2) désinstaller l’ancienne version de SLIMax Manager

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3) vous pouvez supprimer en toute sécurité le répertoire SLIMax Manager ou ouvrir le répertoire SLIMax Manager et supprimez tous les dossiers et ne garder que répertoire licences seulement – voir la capture d’écran ci-dessus
4) installer la nouvelle version en exécutant le programme d’installation en tant qu’administrateur et suivez les instructions la première fois que vous lancez le SLIMax Manager Pro pour obtenir votre licence automatiquement et
5) pour exécuter l’Auto-Updater pour obtenir le logiciel le dernier (plugins, applications, configurations, etc.)

Dans certains cas SLIMax Manager Pro a besoin d’être lancer en tant qu’administrateur aussi, lire le F.A.Q. si vous avez des problèmes de permissions avec Windows 8/8.1/10 voir ICI

IMPORTANT:
NE PAS OUBLIER, de lancer l’auto-updater la première fois que vous lancez SLIMax Mgr Pro lorsque vous êtes invité à le faire,
Vérifiez les BRIDGES des Plugins si vous faites une mise à jour à partir d’une ancienne version du SLIMax Manager et les installer manuellement si nécessaire. PiBoSo, Reiza, ISI rFactor / rFactor2, EURO / American Truck, etc. toutes ces simulations ont besoin d’un BRIDGE pour fonctionner avec le SLIMax Mgr Pro ( les BRIDGES sont dispo dans le répertoir ..\Program Files (x86)\SLIMax Manager Pro\sli_bridges\ ). Consultez les pages de plugin pour plus d’informations en rapport avec les BRIDGES …

 

How to change speed unit MPH to KMH?

To change the speed unit from US/Imperial to Metric or MPH to KMH (KPH):

 

1) Open Basic Options panel

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2) Select the device icon to load current setup and change speed unit to KPH ( Km/h, METRIC)

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Codemasters F1 2012, F1 2013 not working with Windows 8.1?

Codemasters games (DiRT 2, DiRT 3, GRID, GRID 2, F1 2010, F1 2011, F1 2012, F1 2013, etc.) use UDP network and requires special permission in Windows 8 and 8.1 to communicate with other applications like SLIMax Manager.

if Codemasters games not working on your Windows installation start by running SLIMax Manager as Administrator to avoid any permission issue.

This is applicable to Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, to solve your permission issue run the app as administrator :

see How to run app as administrator

How to configure the Codemasters game, FAQ

Configure Project CARS to “Use Shared memory”?

Each time you upgrade Project CARS don’t forget to check the status of Share memory setting. Check the plugin page to get the latest info, HERE.

To turn ON telemetry go to Gameplay > Use Shared Memory > Yes

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Also, if you have a Fanatec (CSW or others) wheel disable RPM/Gear feedback in Controls Setup see the picture below:

 Related FAQ:
Configure your game or simulation to send telemetry data

 

SLIMax Manager Pro ©2011-2017 By zappadoc, Edited by EKSIMRacing

Get the most advanced and professional manager and take the control of your gameware on your favorite games and simulations.

Get this tool to take the control of your hardware devices with more than 60 games or simulations. A tool that manages your devices display, Steelseries SRW-S1 steering wheel, Fanatec CSW, CSL, CSR, Porsches, CSP, Logitech G25/G27/G29/G920 and Thrustmaster steering wheels and also, support any HID Compliant hardware including any buttons-box like the famous Derek Speare Designs devices and hardware display emulators on Windows, Android and Linux.

For more info visit: http://www.eksimracing.com

How to get the display or emulator serial number?

US/UK:
GET USB DEVICE DISPLAY OR EMULATOR SERIAL NUMBER:

To get the serial number of your USB SLI Device Display (SLI-F1, SLI-M, SLI-PRO or SIM RACE LCD or SIM RACE GT or SIM RACE Deluxe or SIM RACE F1 or and SRWheel-S1) or Android/Windows/Linux Emulator (VDASH-EMU or SLI-EMU or SRF1-EMU),

Make sure your hardware is installed and recognized by Windows, launch SLIMax Manager Pro (download the latest version) and the ‘Registration Information‘ window should show up the first time you launch the app, if it didn’t then select the menu “Registration Info…

if your are not yet registered and/or your license is not found by SLIMax Mgr Pro a dialog will pop up

 

EN FRANCAIS:
Pour obtenir le numéro de série de votre SLI Device USB Display  (SLI-F1, SLI-M, SLI-PRO ou SIM RACE LCD ou SIM RACE GT ou RACE SIM Deluxe ou RACE SIM F1 ou et SRWheel-S1) ou votre Emulator Android / Windows / Linux  (vdash -EMU ou SLI-EMU ou SRF1-EMU),

Assurez-vous que votre matériel est installé et reconnu par Windows, lancez SLIMax Manager Pro (télécharger la dernière version) et la fenêtre “Registration Information» devrait apparaître la première fois que vous lancez l’application, si elle ne s’affiche pas sélectionner  le menu “Registration Info…

Si vous n’êtes pas encore inscrit et / ou votre licence n’est pas trouvée par SLIMaxMgr Pro, une boîte de dialogue s’affiche

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US/UK:
After the complete startup of SLIMax Mgr Pro the window “Registration Information” should open
Select the device or emulator line and right-click to copy the type with the serial number.
Notes: the ‘– : prefix before the serial number indicates that the license is not yet installed.

EN FRANCAIS:
Après le démarrage complet du SLIMax Mgr Pro la fenêtre “Registration Information” devrait s’ouvrir
Sélectionnez la ligne de l’appareil ou émulateur et clic droit pour copier le type avec le numéro de série.
Notes: le ‘-:’ préfixe avant le numéro de série indique que la licence est pas encore installée.

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US/UK: if you can’t see the Registration Information window at startup, select the menu “Registration Info…” to open it

EN FRANCAIS: si vous ne pouvez pas voir la fenêtre Registration Information au démarrage, sélectionnez le menu “Registration Info …” pour l’ouvrir

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US/UK:
or RESTART
SLIMax Manager Pro if you do not have access to the menu yet and the Registration Information window should pop up at startup.

 EN FRANCAIS:
ou REDÉMARREZ
SliMax Manager Pro si vous n’avez pas accès au menu encore et la fenêtre d’information d’enregistrement doit apparaître au démarrage.

How to register additional license ( purchase additional license )?

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REGISTER (purchase) ADDITIONAL LICENSE:

Additional License

Register ADDITIONAL license is the same process as registering your first license you need to use SLIMax Manager Pro and the donation minimum is $5 to get your license.

Make your donation only, DO NOT CREATE A NEW SUPPORT ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY OWN ONE, double account is NOT allowed.

Run SLIMax Manager Pro
> Select Registration Info menu if the windows is not visible
> Select the device or emulator in the list
> And click the REGISTER button
> and make your donation


FOR “Additional” LICENSE for Android Emulator (VDASH-EMU For Android) at discount price:
A discount is applicable to first 4 additional Android EMU Licenses and cost only $2 if you have already an android EMU License and if you register your support account,
if a discount is applicable to you a button is visible on your support account Profile. click the link below to be redirected to your support account profile (copy/paste your EMU SERIAL NUMBER to avoid any error): Additional Android EMU at discount price

Notes:
DO NOT CREATE A NEW SUPPORT ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY OWN ONE, just make your donation.

IMPORTANT:
PLEASE Double-check your device serial number.
If you enter the wrong serial number we will NOT provide you another license.

 

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Games / Simulations supported by SLIMax Mgr ?

The plugins information page is a good source to know if your game or simulation is supported or not, check this HERE

All Plugins are usually included in the full installer of SLIMax Manager Pro. Check for update to get the latest version.

Here is the list of plugins available at this date (2017-03, check the plugins page for more info):

rFactor,
rFactor Steam,
rFactor 2,
iRacing,
Assetto Corsa,
GTR2,
Steam Simbin Race07 + all packs,
GTR EVO,
RaceON,
RaceInjection,
STCC I / II,
WTCC,
Injection,
GT Power,
Retro Expansion,
DTM Experience,
Sector 3 RaceRoom Racing Experience,
Papyrus NASCAR 2003,
Live For Speed,
netKar PRO,(outdated)
Kart Racing Pro,
World Racing Series,
MX Bikes,
GP Bikes,
project CARS 2,**
project CARS,
ARCA Sim Racing
All rFactor Clones
ALL REIZA Studios
Automobilista
Formula Truck (all versions),
Game Stock Car,
Simraceway,
Superleague Formula
All CodeMasters games
Codemasters F1 2017,**
DiRT 4,**
DiRT Rally,
Codemasters F1 2016,
Codemasters F1 2015,
Codemasters F1 2014,
Codemasters F1 2013,
Codemasters F1 2012,
Codemasters F1 2011,
Codemasters F1 2010,
GRID Autosport,
GRID2,
DiRT3,
DiRT2,
GRID,
Oldies
SHIFT2,
GTR
Grand Prix Legends,
GT Legends,
Richard Burns Rally,
X Motor Racing,
Truck:
Euro Truck Simulation 2,
American Truck Simulator

(XPlane*, DCS World and FSX* plugin are available on demand, not free).

**coming soon

How does the software cost?

 

 

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Why I have to make a minimum donation? and why a donation?

EKSIMRacing ask you to make a minimum donation to get your license and for using the software because building a professional-grade software take a lot of time (SLIMax Manager development started in 2009), maintaining the website, forums, domain name and hosting cost money, also, gamegear such steering wheels, pedals sets, buttons-boxes and hardware parts (switches, buttons, encoders, etc.) for testing the hardware with the manager cost money (fortunately we have some great partnerships that reduce the bill) and obviously, buying/updating games/simulations licenses cost money as well.

The software is continuously improved to give you more control on your rig and in the same time to build your setup more easily which increase greatly your immersion and gaming experience.

Ok, but why a donation?
simply because it’s all about SIM RACING PROJECT and the SUPPORT of the project by their users.
A minimum donation is required to contribute to above mentioned costs but you can also donate more to support the project and more importantly, to take part to the project. All suggestions from members are discussed in forum and implemented asap in the manager if it’s possible and consistent.

EKSIMRacing mission since all these years has been also to discuss with major simulations/games Developer Teams to improve their API ( ISI, Codemasters, Simbin, Project CARS, A.C., etc.), rFactor2 and F1 201X and GRID 2/Autosport series are some great example of improvement. And for sure, all our competitors are happy to benefit from these improvements. 😉

If you own a BU0710, Fanatec Hardware (including CSW Base v1 / v2 / v2.5, CSR, CSL, Porsche, CSP V1/V2/V3 / V3i, shiftter, Handbrake, etc.) or a Logitech G27/G29/G920 steering wheel and want to give SLMax Manager Pro a try, don’t wait, it’s FREE for using the wheel with the software alone and if you find it useful and/or want to add an USB display device or a display emulator to your rig make a donation to support the project and get your license.


A minimum contribution of $5 is required
to get your usb device or virtual display emulator license

After your donation you will be redirected to the registration page (you can also access the registration page from the Registration Help) to create your support account,

You can access freely to all documentation, FAQ, video tutorials and the public part of the software support forum in read only mode.

As soon as you created a support account, you get a read / write access to all software support forums, exclusive information and exclusive content (like beta software, VDASH-EMU texture packs, EMU Custom templates, tips and tricks,… ).

 

ALL PRICING (minimum amount of donation required to get your license):

DEVICE SOFTWARE LICENSING
simracelcd_thumbnail SIM Race LCD Device License + VDASH-EMU For SIM Race LCD License +  software support are included.
(see SIM Display website for more info).
LICENSE: the 2 licenses are  included + support account
Check the getting started page to take benefit of your FULL access and create your support account.
sim_display_logo Notes to SIM Display device owners:
if you own a SIM Race GT, SIM Race F1, SIM Race Deluxe, SIM Race Pro,  the License is INCLUDED. Your display comes with 1 device license + the basic software support. You still need to register and donate with a minimum of donation of $5 to create your support account and get access to software support and exclusive content.
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(see SIM Display website for more info).
LICENSE: included
simracegt_thumbnail Device License +  basic software support included.
(see SIM Display website for more info).
LICENSE: included
simracedlx_thumbnail Device License + basic software support included.
(see SIM Display website for more info).
LICENSE: included
simracepro_thumbnail Device License +  basic software support included with the SIM Race Pro UPGRADE
(see SIM Display website for more info).
LICENSE: included
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VDASH-EMU

Second generation of Virtual Racing Display/Dash Emulator (more powerful and 70% faster then 1st gen.)

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VDASH-EMU For Android

The FIRST EMU LICENSE for Android: $5
(a discount is applicable to first 4 additional ANDROID EMU licenses at $2, you need to have one license registered and go to your account profile to take benefit of your discount, see the support forum for more info)
 

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VDASH-EMU For Windows or Linux
EMU LICENSE for Windows/Linux: $5
 

ONE EMU LICENSE and enjoy more than 60 simulations or games using SLIMax Manager Pro

SLIMax Virtual Dash Emu (VDASH-EMU)


Getting Started With VDASH-EMU

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SIM Race F1 EMU For Android is NOW 100% FREE!
Enjoy this first generation of display EMU with the latest SLIMax Manager Pro today!

Jump to VDASH-EMU when you are ready to get the most powerful Virtual Dash EMU available on Windows, Android and Linux + XBOX ONE and PlayStation 4 with SLIMax Console Bridge.

LICENSE PRICE: FREE

 

srws1_thumbnail A minimum donation of $5 is required to acquire a license this includes a basic subscription to software support.
sli-pro_thumbnail A minimum donation of $5 is required to acquire a license this includes a basic subscription to software support.
sli-m_thumbnail A minimum donation of $5 is required to acquire a license this includes a basic subscription to software support.
sli-f1_thumbnail A minimum donation of $5 is required to acquire a license this includes a basic subscription to software support.
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FREE! No license required
LICENSE PRICE: FREE

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Note to FANATEC owners,
it’s FREE for Fanatec owners (no need a license or registration to use your wheel with SLIMax Mgr Pro)
All Fanatec hardware (CSW, CSL, CSR, Porsche, CSP, etc.) are FULLY supported by SLIMax Manager Pro and a recommended hardware.

FREE! No license required
LICENSE PRICE: FREE

Getting Started With Fanatec Hardware and SLIMax Manager Pro

 

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Note to LOGITECH G27/G29/G920 owners,
it’s FREE for Logitech owners (no need a license or registration to use your wheel with SLIMax Mgr)
All Logitech hardware are FULLY supported by SLIMax Manager Pro and a recommended hardware.

FREE! No license required
LICENSE PRICE: FREE

 

 

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Thrustmaster are FULLY supported by SLIMax Manager Pro and a recommended hardware.

FREE! No license required
LICENSE PRICE: FREE

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All Derek Speare Designs hardware are FULLY supported by SLIMax Manager Pro and recommended hardware.

A macro editor is included in SLIMax Manager Pro to generate easily keystrokes sequence and drive your game or simulation with your buttons-box.

FREE! No license required
LICENSE PRICE:FREE

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Buy your license today!

To take the maximum benefit of your device display or emulator and to enjoy your rig with more than 60 games or simulations.
Click HERE To Register!

 

Permission issue, I can’t save config files, settings are not persistent or not saved, access denied to SLIMax Mgr directories, why?

This is the most common and the most annoying issue of Windows 8/8.1 and in some part Win 10

Permission issue, OSP 150 displayed, I can’t save config files, settings are not persistent or not saved, access denied to SLIMax Mgr directories, why?

Even though I am an administrator I am unable to access everything on my computer. please explain step-by-step for windows 8 what I need to do in order to get full access?

Basically you DON’T have the ownership of your hard drive where SLIMax Mgr Pro is installed, Read this FAQ from Microsoft:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2623670

Also, Windows Firewall, Antivirus or Windows User Account Control (UAC ) doesn’t allow SLIMax Manager to write into its directory or simply doesn’t allow the app to communicate with emulators or game or simulation

Check your Windows Firewall rules related to SLIMax Manager Pro exe (and sometime named by its description “Take The Control Of Your Gameware”). delete all rules before re-installing the manager.

disable UAC solves the problem (You must reboot your computer for the changes to take effect).
Keep the UAC activated with an installation on Program Files directory ..\Program Files (x86)\SLIMax Manager Pro\ seems to work as well (this is the default installation location).

see here how to disable UAC (it is strongly recommended that you turn off UAC   ):
Win 7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3d1p9qe9co

Win 10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnImAYTDc6w

This is applicable to Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, to solve your permission issue, install SLIMax Mgr Pro as Admin and run the app as administrator :

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How to get Codemasters F1 20XX, Dirt Rally, DiRT2 and DiRT3 working with latest SLIMax Mgr software?

ATTENTION (common error):
Here we are talking about setup the game to send telemetry data by editing the setup file in ../DOCUMENTS/MY GAMES/ directory and NOT in the game directory.

F1 2016 (disable native support of SLI-PRO, G27 and Fanatec to let SLIMax Mgr Pro manage them)
Apply the change below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\F1 2016\hardwaresettings\ directory,

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DiRT Rally
Apply the change below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\Dirt Rally\hardwaresettings\ directory

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F1 2015 (disable native support of SLI-PRO, G27 and Fanatec to let SLIMax Mgr manage them)
Apply the change below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\F1 2015\hardwaresettings\ directory,

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F1 2014 (disable native support of G27 and Fanatec to let SLIMax Mgr manage them)
Apply the change (red text) below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2014\hardwaresettings\ directory, sometime it’s necessary to add the line if doesn’t exists.

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>
<led_display nativeSupport="true"/>

and replace with:


<led_display nativeSupport="false" fanatecNativeSupport="false" />
<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="3" />

F1 2013 (disable native support of G27 and Fanatec to let SLIMax Mgr manage them)
Apply the change (red text) below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2013\hardwaresettings\ directory, sometime it’s necessary to add the line if doesn’t exists.

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>
<led_display nativeSupport="true"/>

and replace with:


<led_display nativeSupport="false" fanatecNativeSupport="false" />
<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="3" />

 

 

GRID 2
Apply the change below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\GRID 2\hardwaresettings\ directory


Find:
<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>

and replace with:

<motion enabled=”true” ip=”127.0.0.1″ port=”20777″ delay=”1″ extradata=”3″ />

 

F1 2012 (disable native support of G27 and Fanatec to let SLIMax Mgr manage them)
A:Apply the change (red text) below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2012\hardwaresettings\ directory, sometime it’s necessary to add the line if doesn’t exists.

 

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>
<led_display nativeSupport="true"/>

and replace with:


<led_display nativeSupport="false" fanatecNativeSupport="false" />
<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="2" />


F1 2011
A:Apply the change (red text) below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2011\hardwaresettings directory

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>

and replace with:


<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="1" />

 

 

F1 2010
Apply the change (red text) below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne\hardwaresettings\ directory

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>

and replace with:


<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="1" />

 


DiRT3 and DiRT2
Apply the change below to your hardware config xml file in
..\Documents\My Games\Dirt3\hardwaresettings\ directory

Find:

<motion enabled="true" extradata="0" delay="1" port="20777" ip="dbox"/>

and replace with:


<motion enabled="true" ip="127.0.0.1" port="20777" delay="1" extradata="1" />

 

.

Need additional license after OS or ROM update?

Applicable to Android EMU Version only:

Your license is no longer recognized after a reset or a major update of your Android System OS. Unfortunately, due to the design of this OS… it is normal.

We are sorry by this inconvenience. However, we will never ask you to update your Android System and we recommend to dedicate your Android Phone/Tablet to your EMUlators.

An std OTA update from google usually not alter your Android EMU installation (it depends),

but  if you do a full backup of the APP+DATA before you will be able or not to restore your EMU installation after an OS update… otherwise an additional Android emulator license will be needed.

NO, the update VDASH-EMU does not change anything in your license and it remains valid

Yes, the Android system update or phone / tablet change requires a new license called “Additional”

YES, every additional PC / LAPTOP running  VDASH-EMU for Windows needs a VALID license called “Additional” to work at FULL SPEED with simulations or games

YES, you have LAG if you do not have a VALID licenses installed for all phone / tablet / PC using the VDASH-EMU on your LAN (you can use up to 4 VDASH-EMU simultaneously).

So before making a “bug/registration report” check if the serial number you registered matches the one you currently have… and if needed get an “additional” license!

Get an Additional License

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How to register additional license ( purchase additional license )?

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REGISTER (purchase) ADDITIONAL LICENSE:

Additional License

Register ADDITIONAL license is the same process as registering your first license you need to use SLIMax Manager Pro and the donation minimum is $5 to get your license.

Make your donation only, DO NOT CREATE A NEW SUPPORT ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY OWN ONE, double account is NOT allowed.

Run SLIMax Manager Pro
> Select Registration Info menu if the windows is not visible
> Select the device or emulator in the list
> And click the REGISTER button
> and make your donation


FOR “Additional” LICENSE for Android Emulator (VDASH-EMU For Android) at discount price:
A discount is applicable to first 4 additional Android EMU Licenses and cost only $2 if you have already an android EMU License and if you register your support account,
if a discount is applicable to you a button is visible on your support account Profile. click the link below to be redirected to your support account profile (copy/paste your EMU SERIAL NUMBER to avoid any error): Additional Android EMU at discount price

Notes:
DO NOT CREATE A NEW SUPPORT ACCOUNT IF YOU ALREADY OWN ONE, just make your donation.

IMPORTANT:
PLEASE Double-check your device serial number.
If you enter the wrong serial number we will NOT provide you another license.

 

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Registered but Still Waiting For My license…?

You have sent your registration form and your paypal donation for at least 24/48 hours and you have no news, no license?

Please check your  SPAM JUNK MAILBOX first!

THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM your registration / donation is incomplete and the instructions has been sent to you using your email and are usually in your SPAM/JUNK mailbox of your Emailer or contact us by email.

How to get SLI-EMU or SRF1-EMU serial number?

You can use the Registration Information of SLIMax Manager Pro, see the FAQ here:

http://www.eksimracing.com/f-a-q/how-to-get-sli-serial-number/

 

What’s the main difference between application on Android that displays telemetry and an emulator?

What’s the main difference between application on Android that displays telemetry and an emulator?

The emulator has the same behavior as the real USB Device and emulate the FIRMWARE itself to send HID USB Reports through wifi network connection and obviously displays the information in the same way as the real device by drawing them dynamically on the screen. This is a challenge to get it working with NO LAG! because where the real device allows more than 1000 cycles of updates per second, Android allows on common smartphone less than 60 cycles/sec only…

I’m always fascinated when I read some comparisons of simple graphic apps for Android and SLI-PRO or SIM RACE F1 Emulators!  It’s like mixing apples and oranges.

EMUs literally simulate the REAL HARDWARE DEVICE behaviors…these graphic apps are nothing related to FIRMWARE EMULATION.

Using emulator let you give a try to the corresponding usb display device before buying or test some behaviors or new setups from  your testing configuration like a laptop before applying them to your sim rig… Obviously, if you dedicate a phone to the EMU on your rig it can fully replace the real hardware device.

EMUs are accurate, fast enough to be compared to real display device and cheap compared to the corresponding price of real usb device (a minimum donation of $5 is requested to get a license FOR ALL EMULATORS, the same license is usable with all emulators).

Installation SLIEmu APK step by step:

How to Install Android Hardware Emulator on your phone (SLI-EMU, SRF1-EMU, …):

1) take your phone/tablet and go to settings:

  • a) enable WIFI
  • b) select Applications > Allow Unknown Sources (check-box)
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2) with your phone, launch Navigator and go to our blog to download SLIEMU

http://www.eksimracing.com/

 

3) click the notification to install SLIEMU application

 

4) open SLIEMU

 

5) click Options button to register and follow this FAQ

Register SLIEmu or SRF1-EMU in 3 steps:

The following information are valid for all Android/Windows/Linux emulators ( VDASH-EMU, SLI-EMU,…)

REMINDER: SRF1-EMU the SIM Race F1 emulator is now 100% FREE!

Read the FAQ to register EMU and Device

 

 

 

 

 

Using SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU with SLIMax Manager ( license key installation ):

Make sure your hardware is installed and recognized by Windows, SLIMax Manager will attempts to get your license online on first run. Watch the video tutorial below to learn how to download and install the license automatically.

* ATTENTION: your phone must connected to your local WIFI network (LAN) and you should be able to reach the phone with your PC using “ping” command with the IP address of the phone (your PC must also be connected to the same local network with WIFI or Ethernet cable).

*Check the video tutorial to install automatically your license key.

SLI-Emu and SRF1-EMU Common Errors:

Check your settings :

READ THIS FIRST: A common issue is a problem with Windows UAC / Permission so run SLIMax Manager as administrator to avoid any permission issue. see this FAQ HERE

1- SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU running on Android 2.2 or >

2- SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU must be ready and Waiting for SLIMax Manager before running the manager

3- WIFI on the phone must be enabled and ready (you should surf the net for example)

4- PC must be connected to Ethernet cable or WIFI on the SAME network as the phone

5- obviously, your license MUST be valid and inside ..\Documents\SLIMax Manager Pro\licenses\ directory. SLIMax Manager download and install automatically your license if it do not find it locally.

6- On the first failure of the connection, you disabled the detection of SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU at startup see this video tutorial to enable/disable detection of Emulator at statup HERE.

7- when running SLIMax manager the first time you should setup your firewall to allow communication between PC and Phone. Delete any rules that prevent SLIMax Mgr to communicate with your phone.

8- sometime you must restart SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU to be able to connect to. Do not deactivate SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU, quit SLIMax Manager first, restart SLI-Emu and start again SLIMax Manager. if needed go to your Android Phone settings and select Applications and then Force the emulator to stop.

9- in very complex network configuration you have to enter manually the IP of your PC, create a simple text file named “ip.ecfg” save it into  ..\Documents\SLIMax Manager Pro\cfg\ directory In this file enter one line with:

IP = x.x.x.x

#replace x.x.x.x by the IP of your PC (i.e. 192.168.0.100 )

10. your phone must be reachable by your PC before using SLIMax Manager and SLI-Emu or SRF1-EMU, use the command prompt (cmd.exe) to check your phone connectivity

Let say your phone IP is 192.168.0.100

– run cmd.exe
– and type:
ping 192.168.0.100

Google is your friend, check with google how to connect your phone on your local wifi network

 

11. if SLIMax Manager doesn’t recognize your sliemu.key, check the phone serial number

12. obviously, any competitor software must be closed (beware some are running in background) to run SLIMax Manager and the emulators successfully

 

Forcing the detection of your PC IP network:

ATTENTION:

Since version v2.0 of emulators and with SLIMax Manager Pro v3.4 you no longer need to enter your IP Just activate the wifi and launch the latest emulator version (make sure to select the correct WIFI configuration on your phone to be in the same network as SLIMax Manager Pro).

SYMPTOM:
Your phone with EMU cannot connect to the PC:
a) click the Menu button followed by “My IP and Serial Number” then click Go Back button of your Phone,
EMU displays IPDest: 0.0.0.0
b) you can PING successfully your phone IP address

ok so you have more than ONE network adapters in your PC and SLIMax Manager Pro do not detect the active one.

Deactivate your VPN if SLIMax Manager Pro do not detect your EMU.

SOLUTION:

ATTENTION, THIS SOLUTION IS NOT RECOMMENDED IF YOU HAVE A SIMPLE LOCAL NETWORK, it is preferable to fix your network issue than forcing the IP.

How to force SLIMax Mgr Pro to detect my PC IP:
create with Notepad a new text file with a line containing the IP = x.x.x.x (x.x.x.x must be replaced by your PC IP)
Let say your Phone IP is 192.168.0.156 and your PC IP is 192.168.0.155, so create a file and put this line into it:

IP = 192.168.0.155

and then save it inside /Documents/SLIMax Manager Pro/cfg/ directory with the name: ip.ecfg

Now SLIMax Manager will not trying to detect your PC IP but just read the ip.ecfg to get it.

IMPORTANTif you change your IP, change also ip.ecfg file or delete the file in cfg directory

Need additional license after OS or ROM update?

Applicable to Android EMU Version only:

Your license is no longer recognized after a reset or a major update of your Android System OS. Unfortunately, due to the design of this OS… it is normal.

We are sorry by this inconvenience. However, we will never ask you to update your Android System and we recommend to dedicate your Android Phone/Tablet to your EMUlators.

An std OTA update from google usually not alter your Android EMU installation (it depends),

but  if you do a full backup of the APP+DATA before you will be able or not to restore your EMU installation after an OS update… otherwise an additional Android emulator license will be needed.

NO, the update VDASH-EMU does not change anything in your license and it remains valid

Yes, the Android system update or phone / tablet change requires a new license called “Additional”

YES, every additional PC / LAPTOP running  VDASH-EMU for Windows needs a VALID license called “Additional” to work at FULL SPEED with simulations or games

YES, you have LAG if you do not have a VALID licenses installed for all phone / tablet / PC using the VDASH-EMU on your LAN (you can use up to 4 VDASH-EMU simultaneously).

So before making a “bug/registration report” check if the serial number you registered matches the one you currently have… and if needed get an “additional” license!

Get an Additional License

I have a license for SLI-M. Do I have to register and donate for the emu again?

yes, a minimum donation of $5 is required to get your emulator license.  This is a completely new software development and require the same time (even more) to develop for SLIMax Manager and mobile platform.

Reminder: Your license with SLIMax Manager Pro is valid for more than 60 games or simulations.

If I donate from my handy for the emu, there will be a deviceID transmitted. If I change my handy, do I have to register and donate again?

Applicable to Android EMU Version only:

2A. If I donate from my handy for the emu, there will be a deviceID transmitted.

not exactly. the encrypted message transmitted contains also the deviceID but not only, we call it SLIEmu serial number.
(this why you must follow the registration process from your phone after the installation of SLIEmu application, this is also the best way to know if the app works on your phone)

2B. If I change my handy, do I have to register and donate again?

logically YES as you are going to use a new device with SLIMax Manager and obviously with a new SLIEmu serial number, but if you do a full backup of the app+data on OS/ROM update, you will be able to restore it otherwise additional Android license is needed. See HERE for more info.

Behind the scenes…

press and hold (long press) on the touchscreen…

 

 

and discover the back of the steering wheel….

🙂