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  1. More info links on the subject: http://www.mycockpit.org/forums/content.php/172-Mikes-Tips-%28Rotary%29-Hall-Position-Sensors E#scpecially read what Gene Bucle write here: http://simhq.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/3225807/1.html ... Nice setup Gene..!
  2. I really don't think the magnets aren't strong enough.. Did you try setting the magnet up like this? I have no experience with your controller card. But is there maybe some software setup we're missing? AND naturally you should check your hall effect sencor with a multimeter. They have a tendency to bust if you are unlucky and connect the wires wrong at first..! The "Two Magnet setup" I described earlier is like this: Check these links out: http://simhq.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/3225807/2.html http://simhq.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/3225807/1.html And these links from forums debating the theme of hall effect mods: http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?hl=pt-BR&ie=UTF8&prev=_t&rurl=translate.google.com.br&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http://www.sukhoi.ru/forum/showthread.php%3Ft%3D32059&usg=ALkJrhjdwAvXjbRNJqI5a9Wmnsi2fqLzxw http://translate.google.com.br/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=pt-BR&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Favia-sim.ru%2Fforum%2Fviewforum.php%3Ff%3D28 And READ THIS: http://www.jpfiles.com/hardware/uni_stick.pdf
  3. Thank you mate..!:smilewink: As far as I can see you need to place your hall-effect sencors like this: For best reference output from the hall effect sencor, when you have an approx +-20 to 30 degree angle variation. And most joysticks have about that.. As far as the card goes. It seems quite simple.. Just replace the pots in A-Pac's own picture with Hall effect sencors like this: Honeywells SS400 series Hall Effect Sencors work with an input voltage range from 3V to 30V. So you should get a good reading from this.. Make sure the magnetic field is perpendicular through the sencor when your stick is neutral. Like this: Here I have used round Neodyme magnets with mounting holes. The magnetic field here would come out from the Northpole on the round face of the magnet that you see in the picture. And circle arround in a curve, entering the southpole on the backside. This will give a magnetic field entering the sencors front that (in this picture) is perpendicular to the front face of the sencor.. I'll dig up some better explaining graphics for you if you want?
  4. How can you stop skiing? I've drifted more into freeriding this winter. It seems that just skiing in prepaired slopes really bore me (unless I have students).. But floating in POW down a mountainside in virgin snow is a near religious experience for me..! Next on the agenda is finishing the RPM and Fuel gauges for the Left Front Panel. I hope to have these done in a couple of weeks.? Maybe a little longer... I belive most of my drawings still are to be found online. The CAD computer had a major crash before christmas, and I haven't had time to fix it yet. But gimme a couple of days, and I'll see what I can dig up..! Ps. I AM infact still working on it mate,... :cry: hehe
  5. i would go for the second alternative, IF you've got sufficient space for it.!
  6. ... Also the added lenght you can have on a center placed stick DOES give you more precise stick-handeling in stressfull situations. And makes holding a constant balanced position (like a nose high approach for landing) much easyer.! But I guess you're not going to extend your stick?
  7. CnC Router..? Pics mate.. PICS..! hehe I´ll be looking you up on MSN or Facebook sometime this week, so we can get this working together..
  8. hey Stelios. I as you know I have just finished the first stepper motor controlled gauge now. And finally I have to thow myself into setting it up to run with DCS/BS.. I know you've been working on getting your steppers working for quite some time now. So why don't we keep in touch, and figure it out together? Have you buildt the gauges yet BTW?
  9. I'M BACK..! Sorry for my abcense these last few months. But during winter I work as a skiing instructor every weekend. So there's no time for pitbuilding.. But now all the white fun has gone, and it's time to do some tinkering again.. Hehe. During winter I had the oppurtunity t learn how to programme microchips.. Started out with producing a prototype PLC for controlling some valves for a local company. And that experience really got me going..! So much new cool stuff to learn.. Next on my build-list are the remaining gauges on the front right panel, and the small gauges on the right main switch panel. (maybe I should read my PM's first..?)
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