Button Boxes: Your best way to enhance Sim Racing - Racebox Sim Racing

Button Boxes: Your best way to enhance Sim Racing

Sim racing enthusiasts are always seeking ways to enhance their virtual driving experience, and one valuable addition is a button box. A compact control panel that offers a range of customizable buttons, switches, and knobs, allowing drivers to conveniently access in-game functions without the need to navigate menus or take their attention off that intense fight in the track.

In this article, we'll explore the benefits of button boxes for sim racing, their features, customization options, and how they can elevate your racing performance and immersion to new heights.


Control and Accessibility:

Button boxes provide sim racers with quick and easy access to a multitude of in-game functions, eliminating the need to rely solely on a keyboard or navigate menus with a mouse. With a button box conveniently positioned within reach, drivers can control various aspects of their racing experience, such as changing settings, adjusting brake bias, activating headlights, or toggling pit strategies, all without interrupting their driving. This streamlined control enhances focus, responsiveness, and overall driving performance.

GTE Button Box


Customizable Configuration:

One of the significant advantages of button boxes is their configurability. Racebox Button boxes  will allow you to set up functions to each button, switch, or knob according to your preferences. Whether it's adjusting traction control, changing camera views, or even controlling external devices like a fan or motion platform, the possibilities for customization are extensive.


Ergonomic Design and Placement:

Racebox Button boxes are designed with ergonomics in mind, ensuring that the buttons and switches are easily reachable without compromising driving comfort. Our button boxes can be mounted on a wheelbase, wheel stand, or a dedicated cockpit, placing them within fingertip reach while keeping the driver's hands firmly on the steering wheel. This ergonomic placement allows for seamless transitions between controlling the vehicle and accessing various functions, enhancing immersion and reducing distraction.

Racebox Button boxes often come with the ability to expand their functionality through rotary encoders, switches, or even integrated touchscreen displays, further enhancing control options and immersion.

Enhancing Immersion:

Sim racing is all about immersing yourself in the virtual driving experience, and button boxes play a significant role in achieving that immersion. With tactile buttons, switches, and knobs, drivers can physically interact with their virtual cars, mirroring the sensation of being in a real cockpit. This tactile feedback adds a layer of realism, enhancing the overall immersion and bridging the gap between the virtual and real racing worlds.

Project Sim Racing channel in YouTube, showcasing a truly immersive simulator. 

Selection and Considerations:

When choosing a button box, consider factors such as the number of buttons, switches, and knobs required for your preferred functions. Pay attention to build quality, button responsiveness, and the compatibility of the button box with your chosen platform and sim racing software. Research different models, read reviews, and seek recommendations from fellow sim racers to find the button box that best suits your needs and preferences.


Racebox GTE Button Box, with
24 in-game inputs and 5" display. 
Racebox GTR Button Box, with
19 in-game inputs and Stream deck integration.


Racebox Button boxes have become a popular and invaluable addition to any sim racing setup, providing enhancing immersion for drivers. With their customizable layouts, ergonomic design, and expandability options, and  offer a convenient and efficient way to access in-game functions without interrupting the racing experience.

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