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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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