FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide

FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide & troubleshooting

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Quick Guide

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https://www.fanatec.com

Fanatec®is a registered trademark of Endor AG
Designed and developed by Endor AG in Germany
Made in China

PACKAGE CONTENTS

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  • Podium Hub A
  • Quick Release Adapter B
  •  2 mm Allen key C
  •  Safety bolt D

DATA PORT-C

The DataPort-C on the bottom of the Podium Hub is to connect compatible FANATEC ® peripherals with your wheelbase.
FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 6 ATTENTION: It is NOT a USB data port and cannot transfer any data between a PC and any attached device that is not from Fanatec®.

ANALOGUE PADDLE MODES

To switch the Mode of your Podium Advanced Paddle Module you need to enter the Tuning Menu. This can be accessed using the FanaLab software, driver or a button/display module (sold separately). For further information about the APM Modes, please read the Quick Guide or Manual for the Podium Advanced Paddle  Module.

FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 7 ATTENTION: Download driver V336 or higher.

WHEEL COMPATIBILITY

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Use M5 bolts with a maximum internal reach of 16 mm in order to avoid internal damage of the Podium Hub.  Fanatec Wheel Rims come with the correct bolts. If your wheel rim is not pre-drilled, you can use the drilling template for the Podium Hub.

NECESSARY FUNCTIONS

  •  To accept the High Torque warning message on a Podium Wheel Base, you need to turn the steering wheel  90° and wait until the bar on the wheelbase display disappears.
  •  Centre Calibrate by clicking on “Centre Calibration” in the driver.
  • Shifter Calibrate by clicking on “Shifter Calibration” in the driver.
  •  To adjust the wheelbase Tuning Menu, you need to use the FanaLab software, driver or use a suitable button/display module (sold separately).
  • Mode switching on wheelbases without a dedicated “Mode” button is only possible through the use of a suitable button/display module.

NOTE: The FunkySwitch™is not compatible with the Podium Hub.
FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 9 ATTENTION: Download driver V346 or higher.

ATTACHING THE PODIUM HUB

FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 10 ATTENTION: Ensure that your Fanatec wheelbase and Podium Hub firmware is updated from the downloads section of www.fanatec.com.

  • Remove the storage pin.
    NOTE: Keep the storage pin for future use.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 11
  • Align wheelbase axle to correct position.
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  • Compress and hold the Quick Release mechanism.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 13
  • Slide the Podium Hub onto the wheelbase axle up to the mechanical limit.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 14
  • Release the Quick Release mechanism.

DETACHING THE PODIUM HUB

  •  Compress and hold the Quick Release mechanism.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 15
  •  Pull off the Podium Hub from the wheelbase axle.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 16
  • Compress and hold the Quick Release mechanism.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 17
  • Insert the storage pin (recommended for long-term storage).FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 18
  • Release the Quick Release mechanism.

MOUNTING SHIFTER PADDLES

  • Loosen the three highlighted bolts on the plastic cover. Use the included 2 mm Allen key.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 19
  • Remove the front cover.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 20
  • Attach Podium Advanced Paddle Module (P APM; sold separately) using the  M5x16 bolts from the package content and tighten them. FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 21
  • Connect the P APM cables to the correct sockets.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 22
  • Attach the front cover again, insert and tighten the three bolts. Position the cables carefully to avoid damage. FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 23

MOUNTING THE BUTTON CLUSTER PACK

  •  Loosen the three highlighted bolts on the plastic cover. Use the included 2 mm Allen key.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 24
  • Remove the front cover.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 25
  • Connect the Button Cluster cables to the correct sockets.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 26
  • Attach the front cover again, insert and tighten the three bolts. Position the cables carefully to avoid damage.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 27
  • Place the washers from the ClubSport Button Cluster Pack (BCP, sold separately) on the holes where no
    Button Clusters will be mounted.FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 28
  • Place the wheel rim on top of the washers, keeping it in place using all bolts except the two for the Button  Clusters (one bolt for three-hole pattern, four bolts for six-hole pattern).FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 29
  • Slide the Button Clusters in place, insert the remaining bolts, and fasten slightly in order to make final positioning adjustments, then tighten firmly.

MAPPING FOR BUTTON CLUSTER PACK

#

Button no. PC Function PS4
1 00

SQUARE

2 01

CROSS

3 02

CIRCLE

4 03

TRIANGLE

5 08

SHARE

6 09

OPTIONS

(PRESS & HOLD FOR 3 SECONDS FOR PS4™SIGN-IN)

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ATTENTION: A suitable button/display module such as the Podium Button Module Endurance or ClubSport Button Cluster Pack is mandatory for use on PS4. These products add a ‘PS-button’ to the Podium Hub, which must be pressed to initiate/sign-in the connected Fanatec hardware on a  PS4 console. Ensure that the “PS4 Mode” is selected on the wheelbase by pressing TRIANGLE & SHARE simultaneously.

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FANATEC Podium Hub User Guide  & troubleshooting 32 Watch our video named “The Podium Hub – Sim Racing Wheel Adapter |
FANATEC” on the official Fanatec YouTube™ channel for further visual reference.

References

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