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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #150 on: September 09, 2016, 03:21:44 PM »
Progress!!!

Same amount of evil yesterday the same amount i pushed forward.
Throttle engines and clutches remounted in better positions and also potentiometer with sprocket to read flaps.

The real aircraft has resistance, but i like the feel of flaps without any so i keep it this way. I might add a clutch if i want more tension.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #151 on: September 11, 2016, 02:36:02 PM »
Uln2803a testing.

The orange and black cable is overkill, the yellow cable said "poff"! Quite the smokecloud! Hehe. I knew it before i turned the power on but still had to test it...


I need a good awg size for 5v and 12v and 28v with max 2,5 amps and not longer than 20cm...

The boeing cables are 28v and still very very thin! Must be excellent heatshield in those cables.
« Last Edit: September 11, 2016, 04:33:42 PM by kurt-olsson »

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #152 on: September 12, 2016, 03:56:39 PM »
Uln2803a rocks!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #153 on: September 13, 2016, 04:03:32 PM »
Let there be backlight!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #154 on: September 13, 2016, 04:07:14 PM »
I decided to cut out all the stuff from the panels i dont need.
First i didnt want to due to the masterpeace of installation from boeing, but then i figured, this part will never fly again, and i want a clean setup with the IO card inside and a nice panelmounted usb, 5 and 28v and ground connector.

So i took the plunge...

I need to figure out how to remove the korrys so i can setup with clean cables with exact length i need and thin canples for pushtest.


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #155 on: September 14, 2016, 02:09:57 PM »
New panel arrived!

Upside down without gauges, but hey! 100$!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #156 on: September 14, 2016, 03:09:20 PM »
Cables cut and identified. Keeping some extra cables if my current ones fails.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #157 on: September 20, 2016, 03:17:25 PM »
Moment of truth...


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #158 on: September 20, 2016, 03:35:52 PM »
Bingo!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #159 on: September 20, 2016, 04:42:25 PM »
12v or 28v and ground + usb cable. Thats it!
All mapped and interfaced. Glad i decided to put the io card inside!

Anti ice panel complete with push to test function on the korrys!




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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #160 on: September 20, 2016, 04:53:42 PM »
Oh yeah

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #161 on: September 22, 2016, 01:39:00 PM »
Ah man! i love the x737!!!
it has a float value of 0.0 to 1.0 of the announciator brightness!
it will be supereasy to map it with my uln2803a driver!

godspeed the x737!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #162 on: September 22, 2016, 03:49:10 PM »
Actually 0.0 to 2.0...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #163 on: September 24, 2016, 05:15:36 AM »
Work continues!
After the smokefest yesterday i made custom duponts with the original boeing cable, so now i know the awg is ok!

The anti ice i tear apart evrything, but i will change the approach and use the current connectors. Drawback is that the teensy is on the back, but no more hassle with the wires.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #164 on: September 26, 2016, 12:11:43 PM »
Flight recorder arrived today! Aft overhead 80% complete.
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #165 on: September 26, 2016, 03:18:09 PM »
Ladies and gentlemen...
We have ourselves a moving left throttle...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #166 on: September 26, 2016, 03:43:25 PM »
Created a youtube channel to keep track of progress.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #167 on: September 27, 2016, 06:04:50 AM »
Finalizing wire setup for the throttle pots and motors
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #168 on: September 27, 2016, 08:20:27 AM »
Both throttles moving...
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #169 on: September 27, 2016, 02:26:35 PM »
IRS selector position two pin multiplex code is cracked!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #170 on: September 29, 2016, 03:14:07 PM »
Parking brake logic using 2-channel relay.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #171 on: October 03, 2016, 12:14:24 PM »
if i would use fsx instead of x-plane we could now hear my final words before OOM fatal crash! Hehe

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #172 on: October 03, 2016, 12:38:14 PM »
You can get the pointer of the gage move full deflexion by applying a tiny voltage switched by the test button.
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #173 on: October 03, 2016, 12:45:49 PM »
You can get the pointer of the gage move full deflexion by applying a tiny voltage switched by the test button.
 :D

Cooooooool!

 I didnt even think i could implement this, only the two buttons.
Will use pwm and see if i can simulate some movement. Thanks Jack!

It would be cool to use a sound-sensor and map it to the volume!
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #174 on: October 05, 2016, 03:09:36 PM »
Fuel idle positions
Parking brake switch
Speed brake solution
Horn cutout switch
Trim wheels ( i am not sure if i want to implement this noisy stuff)
Trim indicators.

Thats it! Rest of the switches and funtions are connected.
I am starting to see the end of the tunnel for the tq.

Loads of fun.

For the parkingbrake i will implement flaps2approach solution. I will not implement push rudders to release, maybe if i get some rudders. Hehe

The speedbrake will be tricky. Need motor and clutch for this one i think. If i use servo i cant move it manually...

« Last Edit: October 05, 2016, 03:11:21 PM by kurt-olsson »

 

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