STECS Throttle System - Mini Plus

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STECS Throttle System - Mini Plus

Based on a solid steel platform, the STECS Mini Plus can be used as a desktop stand-alone device, or mounted to a sim rig or chair mount. Includes MFH (MultiFunctional Holder) compatible fixture to connect frontal extension modules.

Does not include GNX MFH (separate purchase).

Want to customize your STECS Mini? Check out our STECS Accessories.

For optimal ergonomic setup please choose the corresponding controller mount here.


  • 1 STECS base
  • 1 MTG-L Grip
  • 1 MTG-R Grip (pre-configured Button Modules: 4x Buttons, 1x 5-pos Hat)
  • 1 Detent Frame
  • 1 L-shape detent - regular
  • 1 L-shape detent - large
  • 1 V-shape detent - regular
  • 1 V-shape detent - large
  • 1 ATEM module
  • 1 Phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 Hex screwdriver
  • 1 USB cable (180 cm / 6')

STECS Throttle Grips

MTG-L (Modern Throttle Grip Left)

  • 2 Buttons
  • 2 Triggers
  • 2 Wheel encoders

MTG-R (Modern Throttle Grip Right)

  • 2 Triggers
  • 1 Analog Ministick
  • 1 Analog Wheel Axis
  • 1 Button
  • 5 Button Modules

ATEM Module

  • 4 Buttons
  • 2 Safety lid protected button
  • 1 Multifunctional 4-position encoder with a central push button


  • 2 Analog Axes
  • 4 Ball bearings on main axes
  • 2 Buttons
  • 1 5-position rotary switch

General Specifications

  • Grips and base made from industrial-grade ABS
  • Base supported with glass-fiber-reinforced PA for load-bearing structures
  • Tabletop baseplate made from steel
  • 32-bit ARM Controllers inside the base and grip
  • ALPS buttons (Japan OEM) for extended longevity
  • Contactless MaRS sensors with High Resolution
  • Firmware Upgrade via USB
  • Onboard Memory for Storing Profiles
  • Dimensions

Video Guides

Important shipping note
This product is on back order at our Australian warehouse and expected to be shipped in the week of 8 July.


  • 1 Year



Please visit the Downloads section for the latest firmware and tools.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
George Brooker
A damn good throttle, but make sure to check the included extras.

Fantastic throttle, a smoother throw than anything I've touched before. Everything on this is perfect and premium. I only have 2 gripes, the TEC hat is really pointy if possible I recommend printing your own. I also like to use the z axis (thumbwheeel knob) to zoom and the hat it comes with isn't ideal for this, there is also a 3d printed alternative with a big knob on it that works great.

Other than that I'd recommend looking into mounts, if you want it to stay put you need to tension it quite a bit and it's liable to lift off your desk if you do so. It's manageable but something to consider.

The mini+ also only comes with one hat switch which some may find limiting. I really like this form factor but you should consider getting the hat accessories pack when you order it.

I love this thing and can't recommend it enough, my criticisms come from using it regularly and finding the smallest pain points for me.

oliver smith
Pretty solid

Got it because my friends told my I was crazy for playing without a throttle so I gave it a try and it makes flying so much more immersive and I don’t touch my keyboard anymore other than pressing escape and some mouse only menu’s. Solid build quality, don’t have to worry about it falling apart and very tactile buttons. Software easy to use when following tutorials and setup was quick. Support super fast to help me with a question I had. Only gripe is that the side encoder which I’m using for radar elevation is a bit tricky to reach without quickly adjusting hand. The flaps for the guarded buttons can get caught in my jumper sleeve but I don’t consider it as a gripe since the work around is just moving my arm a little higher. So yeah, def worth it. Would definitely recommend to friends, already have.

Heath Trimingham
A brilliant product for a great price!

So far after 15-20 hours of flying DCS I have had absolutely no problems at all with the STECS, it has a great build quality, is robust and has enough buttons and thumbsticks to do whatever you want with. Works straight out of the box but can be fine tuned with a pretty in depth pc app to set up detents and what not. Overall a great product that I have actually already recommended to a mate that has more experience than me on flight simulators and he also loves it!

Hi Heath!
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for our STECS Throttle System - Mini Plus. We are thrilled to hear that you are enjoying the product and that it has been working flawlessly for you during your flight simulations. Our team takes great pride in creating high-quality and user-friendly products, so it's wonderful to know that it has met your expectations.
We appreciate you recommending our product to your friend and we hope they have a great experience with it as well. If you ever need any assistance with the product, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team. Happy flying!
Best regards,
VKB Customer Service

Michael Wood
VKB - Mini Plus,

With the new throttle , it’s made extremely well and solid, it sends such realism to the sim, ample supply of buttons to make this a real pleasure to use, well worth the money.

Hi Michael, thank you for your positive review of our STECS Throttle System - Mini Plus! We're thrilled to hear that you are enjoying the new throttle and that it has enhanced your simulation experience. We put a lot of effort into making our products well-made and realistic, so it's great to know that our hard work is appreciated. Thank you for choosing STECS and happy flying!

Luka B
Great Product

Excellent build quality and thought out design, worth the wait.

Hi Luka,

We thank you very much for the positive review.
You have chosen well with the STECS throttle.

Happy flying!

Regards, VKB Support team