Hori Arcade Sticks

Quick identification key
SE: Special Edition. All Seimitsu Parts
SA: Special Addition. All Sanwa Parts

Hori Fighting Stick series

Fighting Stick EX2

Quality: Different Case than the HRAP series. Metal top and bottom panels give the case strength but poor quality buttons.
Reliability: Reports of the PCB acting up.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 3.

Fighting Stick Wii

Quality: Different Case than the HRAP series. Metal top and bottom panels give the case strength but poor quality buttons.
Reliability: Better than its Xbox 360 Counterpart (Above)
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 3.

Wireless Fighting Stick (PS3) Wireless Tekken 6 FS

Quality: case is light but sturdy, Buttons could be better (seriously).
Reliability: Reported concerns with drop inputs, lag. Users report that the input drops and lag is terrible.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 3

Fighting Stick VX

$149.90 (Xbox 360)
Quality: Very good. Uses Hori parts but built better than Fighting Stick EX2
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Common Ground: yes

Fighting Stick V3

$149.90 (PS3)
Quality: Very good. Uses Hori parts but built better than Fighting Stick EX2
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Common Ground: yes

Note for Fighting Stick VX and V3: Yes the hori buttons are soldered to a PCB, but the PCB that the buttons are soldered to are not the main PCB but a secondary board that does not needed to be saved for button swaping.

Hori Real Arcade Pro series

HRAP 1 versions A & B (PS2)

Discontinued
Sanwa JLF stick and Hori buttons
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case. Stock buttons are not very good.
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2/3. Top panel requires bottom panel to be removed first. Compatible with converters. Issues in mounting Seimitsu joysticks on Version B.

HRAP 2 SA (PS2)

Discontinues
White and Grey controller for the PS2. Sanwa stick and buttons.
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case.
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2.

HRAP EX (Xbox 360)

$130.99
Black color scheme, Sanwa JLF stick and Hori buttons.
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case. Stock buttons are not that great.
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Top panel requires bottom panel to be removed first. Non-common ground PCB. Buttons can be replaced with Sanwa or Seimitsu buttons easily. Universal stick mount.

HRAP 3 (PS3)

$129.99
Black case with Red Ball top and face buttons, select and start are yellow.Sanwa JLF stick and Hori buttons.
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case. Stock buttons are not that great.
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Top panel requires bottom panel to be removed first. Buttons can be replaced with Sanwa or Seimitsu buttons easily.

HRAP 3 SA (PS3)

$129.99
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case. Sanwa Buttons and Stick
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Common ground PCB. One of the few Hrap series sticks that have easy top access.

HRAP.VX (Xbox 360)

$191.90
Quality: Very good. Uses Sanwa or Semitsu parts (SA or SE)
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Common Ground: yes

HRAP.V3 (PS3)

$191.90
Quality: Very good. Uses Sanwa or Semitsu parts (SA or SE)
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2. Common Ground: yes

HRAP V3/VX comes in SA (Sanwa) and SE (Seimtsu) variations
HRAP V3/VX do not have buttons soldered to a PCB. The buttons are connected to Quick disconnects.

HORI Real Arcade PRO.EX Premium VLX (360)

$299.95
Quality: Top of the line good
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 1. Easy access top panel.

HORI Real Arcade PRO.3 Premium VLX (PS3)

$299.95
Quality: Top of the line good
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 1. Easy access top panel.

Other Hori arcade Sticks

Namco Arcade Stick

Famous stick made for the PlayStation (PS1) Yellow ball top and buttons , dark grey metal and plastic case.
Quality: Top of the line good. Used in house stick and buttons that are better than the current Hori Stock
Reliability: No issues to report
Ease of Mod: Difficulty3
Note: Now a collectors item.

Hori Real Arcade Twinstick EX

discontinued, Xbox 360
Uses a modified Hrap - EX case, 2 Sanwa JLJ trigger sticks and a custom top panel, has 4 push buttons (A,B,X,Y) for menu navigation)
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy case, Similar to the Hrap EX. Uses Sanwa JLJ joysticks
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty 2?

Hori Twin Stick EX [Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Force Edition]

$399.99, Xbox 360
Uses a original case with a sloping front and a custom built PCB, 2 Sanwa JLJ trigger sticks and a custom top panel, has 4 push buttons (A,B,X,Y) for menu navigation)
Quality: Very sturdy and heavy custom case. Uses Sanwa JLJ joysticks
Reliability: No reports I seen of any issues.
Ease of Mod: Difficulty ?

Otomedius Gorgeous HyperStick

Xbox 360. $300+ Collectors item
A Modified Hrap with a 4 button layout and a touch pad made for the home version of Otomedius Gorgeous
Which the Arcade cabinet utilized a touch screen.
Quality: Same as the other Hrap stick bodies. Buttons unknown.
Reliability: trackpad's sensitivity is reported to be too low
Ease of Mod: NA