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Logitech G25/G27/Fanatec (and other supported wheels)

Connecting to PS4 (USB Hub Required)

 
Connecting to PS4 (USB Hub Required)
 
To view a full list of Supported Racing Wheels for this guide - Click Here
 
If you require more in-depth dedicated support, visit our PS4 Wheel Edition Support Forums
 
1
Set Output Protocol
 
 
Follow the instructions here to correctly connect your CronusMAX PLUS to a PC via the PC PROG port using the supplied Mini-USB Cable.
 
Load Cronus PRO and go to Tools > Options > Device
 
 
Set the Output Protocol to AUTOMATIC. (IMPORTANT - If not set to AUTOMATIC then the controller will disconnect every 10 minutes).
 
These are also the recommended default Speed Up Settings for Logitech, Fanatec and other Supported Wheels. Rumble Over Bluetooth is disabled as it's not being used.
 
IMPORTANT
Make sure '1ms' is disabled for optimum Force Feedback performance.

2
Check PS4 Partial Crossover Support is Disabled
 
Select the CMax Plus Tab and make sure the box to the left of 'Enable PS4 partial crossover support (auto reconnect every 10 min)' is NOT checked.
 
 
We also recommend you select the 'Mimic Controller Player LEDs' option if you have CronusMAX PLUS v3 device. This is especially useful if you plan on using our GamePacks.
 
You can now close the Options window and disconnect your CronusMAX PLUS from your PC.
 
3
Set Cronus Operational Mode to PS4 Wheel Edition
 
Your CronusMAX PLUS must be in PS4 Wheel Edition Mode. Go to Tools > Cronus Operational Mode and select PS4 Wheel Edition. Or you can click on the Mode in the Status Bar to bring up the Cronus Operational Mode Wizard.
 
After setting the Operational Mode, the Cronus PRO Status Bar will look like this.
 
  
The CronusMAX PLUS LED Display will now show the Racing Track Animation.
 
4
Prepare the USB HUB
 
Using a Compatible USB Hub (USB 2.0 or lower is recommended) connect the controllers as follows:
  •  Using a full data Micro-USB cable, connect your DualShock 4 Controller to PORT 4 on the USB Hub. You can also try Port 3 if you have any issues.
  •  Connect your Logitech G25/G27/Fanatec/Supported Wheel into PORT 1 on the USB Hub. You can also try Port 2 if you have any issues.
(If you have a compatible Fanatec wheel, follow these steps to put it into PS3 Mode.
If you do not know the USB hub port numbers, click here for a guide on how to discover the port assignments.
 
IMPORTANT
Some USB Hubs prefer the authentication controller to be on Port 3 when connecting to a PS4, just make sure that when you power cycle the console that the CronusMAX PLUS completely shuts down (No LED) and doesn't sit in standby mode (Spinning Animation LED), otherwise on reboot the security authorization won't work correctly.


Note: To correctly shut down the console, usb hub and CronusMAX PLUS, power cycles must be done from the console, not the controller. We do recommend that you use this USB Extension Power & Data Switch Cable that has been exclusivley manufactured for use with the CronusMAX PLUS. It gives a clean power cycle of all hardware connected to the consoles USB port without power cycling the console or disconnecting the CronusMAX from the USB Port.


5
Connect the USB HUB to the CronusMAX PLUS
 
 
 
Now that your controllers are connected to the appropriate ports on the USB Hub, connect your USB Hub into the Input Port of the CronusMAX PLUS.
 
 
6
Connect the CronusMAX PLUS to your PlayStation 4
 
 
With the console powered off, connect the CronusMAX PLUS into one of your PlayStation 4 USB ports via it's Output Port. Then turn the power on via the console power button (do NOT use the controllers to power on the console).
 
 
 
  
The CronusMAX PLUS LED Display will now show the Authentication 'AU' Animation.
 
  
If you get this error code you have not updated to the latest firmware (at least v1.24 is recommended). You must do that before you proceed.
 
7
Ready To Use
 
  
After a couple of seconds the display on the CronusMAX LED will go from the Authentication 'AU' Animation to 0 (or a number if slot recall is enabled and a script was previously loaded) - indicating that the controllers are authorized and you're ready to play. At this point you can use your supported Logitech/Fanatec Wheel through the CronusMAX PLUS on your PS4. It's that simple!
 
IMPORTANT INFO
The DS4 Authentication controller will be disabled. The lightbar will not illuminate, it will not vibrate and none of it's controls will interefere with your experience. It can safely be left sitting idle on a surface as if it was turned off. Never power on the console with the DS4 controller by pressing the PS button. Only power on the console using the console power button.

You should make sure that the DS4 wireless constroller is un-paired/de-synced from the PS4 for optimum performance. You can do this by connecting your DS4 to the PS4 via your CronusMAX with a USB cable and go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth Devices > then click on the controller you're using (the green lit-up one) > Disconnect.


WARNING
If the LED on the CronusMAX PLUS does not change from AU to a number then the DS4 authorization controller is not authenticating. 99% of the time this means either you didn't set the Output Protocol to AUTOMATIC in Step 1 of the instructions, or the Micro-USB cable to the DS4 controller is faulty or simply not compatible, you should try another one. Another issue that sometimes comes up is that the controller USB port has a loose data pin. It will charge fine, but won't transmit data.

If you find that the controller disconnects at random times, and you are sure everything is setup correctly and Inframe In is disabled in your Speed Up Settings, then the USB cable is obviousley losing its connection between the DS4 authorization controller and the CronusMAX. This can be caused by a poor quality USB cable, the USB socket on the DS4 itself is loose, or the USB hub you are using is poor quality. Check all connections and replace any parts if necessary.