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Worldflight 2019
Donations Starting Early
With 50 Days Left, it's time to start Counting Down to Worldflight 2019.  Beginning in August, we had 2 kind gentleman lead the way on our quest for donations to this amazing Charity Event.  Over the Past 6 Years, we (This community) Has helped to raise over $25,000.00USD to help the kids and their families of the All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburgh, Florida.  Kicking off the donations this year these Two Hero's are leading the way to another Successful Year.  I personally want to thank these two Gentleman and use this opportunity to have all of you donate to our wonderful cause. 
Thank you in advance for your help and please wish us much success for our 2019 event.
       
  ---Worldflight 2019 HEROS---

 James Williams, Warren Soeldner,  Sam Llorca, Doug Snow, Ryan O'Keefe, Edwin Burton, Vincent Thomas, Fred Kurasiewicz       





Thanks to all of you, You are all helping to make Worldflight 2019 a success..
Because of all you wonderful people so far we have raised a total of:

$2745.00 USD


Author Topic: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build  (Read 127976 times)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #600 on: January 21, 2019, 02:34:39 PM »
No more pressing ā€Gā€ on the keyboard!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #601 on: January 23, 2019, 04:19:24 PM »
My Custom PCB that me and archen did is EPIC!
I have come a long way since i asked how to connect a single button on my MCP on the forum! Haha


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #602 on: January 23, 2019, 04:46:38 PM »
Pretty nice mount!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #603 on: January 23, 2019, 04:53:54 PM »
The bigger panels will have two PCB in them.


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #604 on: January 29, 2019, 04:32:37 PM »
Window heat panel 85% complete. Quite a challengevdue to the amount of Korrys and the tight space.

Still have problem with my PSU for backlight.
4-5 panels should not draw over 20Amps which is my PSU max.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #605 on: January 29, 2019, 04:34:16 PM »
My custom PCB still rocks. But tricky to solder, need a new solder machine. Fried a Teensy accidently.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #606 on: January 30, 2019, 06:12:57 AM »
My Custom PCB that me and archen did is EPIC!
I have come a long way since i asked how to connect a single button on my MCP on the forum! Haha
You sure have,  I am now going to have to start asking you for help.  This stuff that you have going on is utterly amazing now.  Nicely done I would say.  those panels look amazing.
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #607 on: January 30, 2019, 08:17:48 AM »
Thanks Trev!

Would gladly like to help and give back something to the forum that helped me learn all this stuff. =)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #608 on: February 02, 2019, 03:03:57 PM »
Overhead comes more alive by each day. Hehe
Problems right now: 5v PSU backlight (will add another PSU)
Can only connect two teensy on each USB output (will try couple of new pci-e usb hubs)

« Last Edit: February 02, 2019, 03:05:08 PM by kurt-olsson »

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #609 on: February 06, 2019, 03:27:17 PM »
Full throttle!

Rerouting everything so it will have two db25 connector at the front instead of building in everything over the polyclutches, it was such a mess that way. Now i will build all components at the front of the throttle instead on a board.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #610 on: February 07, 2019, 03:19:45 PM »
Amp meter purchased!

24V Korrys + Overhead lamp (24v) with Light Test On = 2.95 Amp and my Power Source has Max limit of 3Amps so i guess its time for my second one! =)

5V backlight is only 4.7amps at the moment, more than 15amps to go.

I can really recommend an amp meter with "clamp" that you dont need to brake the circuit. Really nice and effective to use.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #611 on: February 09, 2019, 02:25:45 PM »
Positive rate.... GEAR UP! :)

Look and feel of this thing is just ridicoulusly sturdy!

And yes... this is a NG handle :)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #612 on: February 10, 2019, 05:13:02 AM »
Very nicely done Kurt!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #613 on: February 10, 2019, 09:31:17 AM »
Thanks Mike!

The nice interfacing is actually the previous owners work hehe

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #614 on: February 24, 2019, 12:57:47 PM »
More power to the people!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #615 on: March 26, 2019, 05:11:28 PM »
back after a month of doing nothing to my sim.

solder two cables and connect to my teensy that handles the throttle which now gives me :

"Teensy did not respond to a USB-based request to enter program mode.
Please press the PROGRAM MODE BUTTON on your Teensy to upload your sketch."
I measured the Volts on it and it is alive and gives me a signal when connect but nothing in my Device Manager.
The cable works becuase i tested it on another teensy.

Nothing changed since last time except two tiny cables and the USB/Windows/Teensy hell begins...

Two hours of frustration, see you in a month...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #616 on: March 26, 2019, 06:01:39 PM »
And now it works again after 20 restarts and Auto-mode on the teensy loader...

This makes me crazy...

I need to find a stable USB setup fast...


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #617 on: March 27, 2019, 01:09:52 PM »
Looks like i will have some slots for pcie usb cards! Haha

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #618 on: March 27, 2019, 02:32:47 PM »
Gear panel installed with korrys!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #619 on: March 27, 2019, 03:35:46 PM »
Ok, some info that can help others.
If i plug my teensy into my USB-hub i have NO trouble uploading.

Hope that PCIe USB Hubs with powered hubs will be the ultimate solution for all trouble...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #620 on: March 27, 2019, 04:08:05 PM »
One more tip!

Dont use the Joystick stuff, much better to use datarefs...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #621 on: April 02, 2019, 04:50:26 PM »
Autothrottle is back online after like 2-3 years. :)
This will be my final setup.

Problem is, i only have 5 pins for
Trim wheel motors
Speedbrake servo
Trim indicator

I might go multiplex instead of adding another teensy.


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #622 on: April 03, 2019, 04:09:01 PM »
Power hooked to the TQ


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #623 on: April 17, 2019, 05:10:03 AM »
Once i connect my Gear handle i am able to perform Base Training! Yokes 100% complete, TQ 90% complete.
Overhead 35% complete.
Aft overhead 0% complete
Pedestal 0% complete


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #624 on: April 23, 2019, 03:38:45 PM »
APU time!

 

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