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  1. Sorry Tanuki44 didn't realize you were all ready helping..
  2. I have not used MMJoy in while but I thought when I changed both through the MMJOY UI. As I was adding and uploading button data.
  3. I have been using only Fusion 360 for all my 3d printed and CNC projects. Some what of a steep learning curve for me. But a bit of time and some YouTube tutorials and Googling and I manage. I had no CAD experience at all. But as stated by Muts it's free. Download the trial use it for a month and then ask for a free hobby use license at the end of the free trial. It draws in 2d and 3d objects you can save DXF and STL files. Then you are able to switch to the Manufacturing tab set tools and compute tool path's for your project for 3 axis CNC. I have not run in to anything that required me to want to pay for a sub. Other then the simulations tab. But that's another story.
  4. Nice work. They look good.
  5. Not to beat a dead horse but I bought a broken thrustmaster throttle with the purpose of gutting and rebuilding with another controller. Plugged throttle in 5 lights solid green at top doesn't recognize in the USB. I ran across the bootloader trick reloading firmware I guess. So for 50bucks broken throttle bought off ebay. Used the "Boot Loader Method" brought back to life the throttle. Just a thought if you have not tried it.
  6. Well research is what I need help with. Any Idea on specs please post. I have found nothing to help with measurements. Other then screen shots and such and trying extrapolate off known sizes. Also UFC if it its 134mm that works for me. I actually I came up with 135mm but nothing set in stone. My UFC is just theory phase.
  7. Yes good catch. Ya its supposed be "roll". Funny thing is I have been finding out with Fusion360 is that the sizes have changed in a lot of my drawings. Not sure how it happen. I have been thinking it's when I click on a line accidentally drag them a smidge. Possibly. I built them with the panel guide https://mycockpit.org/tutorials/Panelbuildingfocussedondimensions.pdf This is the Link I used to build them. Bottom plate was suppose to be 146.05mm and the top plate 144.45mm. Problem is I have no real world measurement so I made the width as per the guide but had to eyeball the length by measuring the dzus whole size and lettering and adjusting what looked about right. I checked some of my other sketchs I have saved and the measurements are off too. Thanks for using them, open source and change them if you need, if you create better please repost the better file. I am happy to share. And I wanted to spur the creation of AV8B cockpit build. Eh! alittle flawed not to bad to change. Thanks!
  8. What measurements are you looking for?
  9. Well I'm not surprised it was pretty powerful cad program for the free hobbyist version. I really think they would get more community support if they made a subscription for the personal\hobbyist. Under $120 a year is very reasonable to me for software that is this good at multi roll functions. I use it for my 3d printer and my cnc desktop router.
  10. What about by seat of your pants feeling. I have never flown in or been around a real A10C but when engaging the airbrake you hear the and feel the drag in DCS. Is this the normal for real flight? Or is dcs exaggerated?
  11. I like, these look awesome. Nice and solid. And use of Arduino I think is a good choice for the fact its open source. SO I know it might too early to ask but technically with use of Arduino tech and its availability they can be sold as mechanics only or only complete units?
  12. RogueSqdn have you thought about searching and sourcing a local plastic vendor or store in your area other then local big box stores. Also local plastic shop would have the ability to cut it. Or a sign shop that might sell you partial or left overs from a project. I would think some form of 1/4" clear acrylic sheet would work good!
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    Ah ok! There kind of all over the place just google "10k ohm 9 pin network resistor" Not sure about some of the numbers stamped on the resistor but they are directional for the Debolestis's shift reg boards the little dot needs to be the right way on the board. https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php?p=2760524&postcount=50 and capacitor reference. https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php?p=2762026&postcount=56 Technically you can make your own network resistor but it doesn't look pretty https://learn.pimoroni.com/tutorial/hacks/inline-resistor-network just a idea if you have resistors lying around. Third pic down on page.
  14. Well said!! @Wingnut41. Maybe since you already have a STM32F103C8T6 board maybe first steps are to see if you can find a sketch or use FreeJoy to load a Joystick device on to it. Grab just a couple of toggle switches and try wiring them up. Make sure what ever sketch you load that you have a proper pin out diagram.
  15. Ok I completely understand. First have you got a plan as to what buttons, toggles or encoders or potentiometers you are going to use? Second if this is looking to ominous for first time building there are premade boards you can buy that the usb side of things is already done for you just got to wire swtiches to it. Like http://www.leobodnar.com/shop/ These are extremely user friendly. Buy the equipment and plug the wires in and its up and running. No configuring. Plus the community will help.
  16. Hi i found this webpage thought it might help. https://opensimhardware.wordpress.com/pedal-button-controller/ https://github.com/OpenSimHardware/PedalButtonController I am new and learning in electronics most of my stuff has been copy and directed by others. I went the route of MMjoy myself. I was alittle intimidated by the Arduino world cause you have to either write your own sketch or find and copy n paste someone else's sketch. The nice thing about Freejoy or MMjoy it writes the code for you. You just configure your buttons setup in the interface and upload to board. Any way both direction get you too the same destination. Do you have general layout or idea of your project?
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    Do you need help sourcing parts or building? The parts are labeled on the the board. The 2 major ones are the 10k ohm network resistor and the 4021 shift register. I remember in some post conversation with Debolestis the "capacitor 100nf" I can't remember the type but you only need that when you start to daisy chain the boards. So technically you only need pin headers, resistors and shift register. I have built a few of these boards I can dig them up and give you part or model numbers?
  18. "Merged Reality" I think it would be awesome idea my self. I don't think ED would start this though I believe if a person or a group of programmers wanted to be a third party like they do with aircraft that might work. Make a secondary program you can addon kind of thing. I been wondering on how much performance you would gain if you render only the map you fly and use a physical cockpit for flying in VR. Personally I would pay for extra program like that. Obviously I have great respect for ED and there beautiful work on the whole sim in its entirety. But wouldn't you think there would be some performance gains on map only flying?
  19. Right, I 110% agree its irritating no matter how you look at it.
  20. So for general knowledge said named telecom was filling a quota in part of the agreement in buying one of the recent companies they bought. That's why they thru fiber at the Multi Dwelling Units. Just wanted you to know it wasn't you and your neighbor hood in general it was the volume they needed.
  21. Thanks for the insight of the little shocks. Well i guess I"ll keep it on back burner till I find the right solution.
  22. That's a pretty good idea actually. Aluminum sheeting and local machine shop. I was gonna try to hack and saw out my ejection seat and cockpit out of wood. But it would be a lot easier to have them cut pieces out of aluminum. By the way awesome addition of the stick ext to your warthog. Those little RC shocks and machine parts make look professional. Can you share what kind of shocks or dampers they are? I have home made PVC ext held up by springs right now. I have had a idea on back burner to try this kind of mod just never knew where to start with the little shocks.
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