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Author Topic: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build  (Read 98176 times)

Offline kurt-olsson

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #525 on: October 11, 2018, 10:25:54 AM »
Jeeezzz thats the cleanest overhead panel i have ever seen!
So nice with the custom stuff aswell!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #526 on: October 12, 2018, 12:47:09 PM »
Package recieved!

This really cheered me up after my PCB failure!

Wow 5/5 and it adds really immersive feeling!
This holder looks awesome!

Thanks very much John!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #527 on: October 12, 2018, 06:20:51 PM »
Anti Ice Panel back online, new more sofisticated PCB, still have to solder power connector but then its 100% complete way better than version 1.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #528 on: October 13, 2018, 04:34:48 AM »
By the way, if anyone has the correct distance the map chartholder should have from the edge of the glareshield, let me know. Looks like 5-6cm if looking at pictures.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #529 on: October 13, 2018, 08:38:08 AM »
7,5 cm

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #530 on: October 13, 2018, 09:07:02 AM »
Hey Peter,

I am glad you finally got it and you're happy with it. I was happy too make it for you.  :idiot:

Speaking of which, I would be happy to make this item for anyone else, I got one ready to go and will print a few more this coming week. If you're interested PM me...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #531 on: October 13, 2018, 12:01:15 PM »
Thanks again John, and to all others, the quality is extremely nice and if you screw it in place it does not even flex (like some other vendors).

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #532 on: October 13, 2018, 12:02:30 PM »

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #533 on: October 15, 2018, 05:12:50 PM »
New plan for backlight. I will not have dimming func in each panel, instead i will use a hardware dimmer that controls the overhead panel.
« Last Edit: October 15, 2018, 05:13:26 PM by kurt-olsson »

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #534 on: October 15, 2018, 05:18:55 PM »
Kurt you are a machine!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #535 on: October 18, 2018, 02:01:05 PM »
Every step counts...

Light test switch, 3 positions.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #536 on: October 18, 2018, 02:09:43 PM »
If anyone has an attend push button laying around, let me know.


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #537 on: October 18, 2018, 02:22:41 PM »
One packed unit!

Will start removing the components so there will be nice space for the custom pcb in progress!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #538 on: October 18, 2018, 03:45:38 PM »
All parts out.

Keeping the wires makes the interfacing so easy with all the grounds connected to eachother and only 2-4 24V input.

Two sides here, ”keep everything as it is” and ”cut and minimalize”. I know which side i am on.
I think the panel got 1kg lighter without all the boards/resistors and fuses. Hehe


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #539 on: October 20, 2018, 01:59:14 PM »
Adding final studs for the back frame

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #540 on: October 20, 2018, 02:31:04 PM »
You may want to consider putting in circuit breaker panel frames for use later when you acquire a set. It would be a different shape than what you have now and would allow a clean upgrade in the future.
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #541 on: October 20, 2018, 02:42:35 PM »
Unfortunatly i dont think i have the space for it. Even if i can fit ig in the cockpit i think the unit is to wide so it will ”stick out” in the back.

That pieace will be the last i get so it will be a problem when the sim is 99% complete... ...in 2047... :)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #542 on: October 21, 2018, 12:01:41 PM »
More wood work.
Upper right side window frame added.
Its gona be a pain getting in/out the cockpit without the J-rails. :(

Maybe i should have waited with the rest of the frame... hm...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #543 on: October 21, 2018, 04:27:11 PM »
Does anyone know if the 737-800 Brake preassure gauge on the MIP is 2" size?

I am thinking of getting this item, but unsure if its the right size...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/US-GAUGE-NP-149-C-2-HYDRAULIC-PRESSURE-INDICATOR-P-N-SR-07G-BOEING/222789601794?hash=item33df4b8a02:g:gy8AAOSw6lRaVSht:rk:3:pf:0&vxp=mtr

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #544 on: October 21, 2018, 08:01:26 PM »
No, they are 1.5"

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #545 on: October 22, 2018, 01:24:45 AM »
Thanks again mick!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #546 on: October 24, 2018, 02:45:05 PM »
The smaller one is extremely difficult to find
I used a 2" and it is not the end of the world. ::)


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #547 on: October 26, 2018, 07:50:56 AM »
I would too Jack if i had a way to make the hole larger for it. Its allready cut as 1.5".

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #548 on: October 26, 2018, 02:44:33 PM »
I used this  cheap device



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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #549 on: October 26, 2018, 02:56:02 PM »
Too risky for me, i know i would screw it up. :)

 

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