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Author Topic: Stupid GSX trick :)  (Read 177 times)

Offline Flying_Fox

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Stupid GSX trick :)
« on: November 05, 2018, 02:28:04 PM »
GSX was questioned for many years make an option for remote connections that would allow to put GSX menu on some networked computer/tablet so it could be easily accessible in full cockpit simulators.

http://www.fsdreamteam.com/forum/index.php/topic,4966.0.html

Considering their responses, it will probably never be done.

So I just decided to resolve it by brute force

In my cockpit I have two tablets - on CPT and FO sides.



In addition to 3 projectors, there is 24"  monitor set up behind the cockpit, where I have P3D window with "Panel Display Only" option set. 
P3D menu and GSX menu show up there and not on the projectors' views.



So what I did - I installed web camera (Logitech C920) in front of the monitor. The camera is connected directly to FO 10" tablet.
This way the GSX menu is visible in the tablet screen and I am able to see and operate it from Captain's seat.



I call it "stupid GSX trick". 


Nick
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Re: Stupid GSX trick :)
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 03:10:04 PM »
Not sure of your tablet types, but it'd be easier to just use Air Display...here:
https://avatron.com/applications/air-display/

I've used this for years and I put the GSX menu on my iPad and no more problems...

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Re: Stupid GSX trick :)
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2018, 03:26:55 PM »
Not sure of your tablet types, but it'd be easier to just use Air Display...here:
https://avatron.com/applications/air-display/

I've used this for years and I put the GSX menu on my iPad and no more problems...

John

Those are Windows 10 tablets.

I tried Air Display and some other wireless solutions and found the impact on main PC performance not acceptable so far.  :huh:

 

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