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Yokes that work better (brain storm thread)

Started by Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers, Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:24

Hardy Heinlin

Quote from: jtmuzix on Wed, 19 Feb 2020 23:47
Hardy,
Thank you, i'll check that out.  If the flight hardware isn't calibrated every time, is it normal for values to jump around when they're not touched?  It can't be, because I even have axis' that aren't configured jumping by .1 such as mixture and propeller on the throttle quadrant.  I'm going to do some trouble shooting but I may end up calling Redbird.

The only systems I know that stay at 0.0 when released are hall sensor systems. Regular potentiometers are never 100% stable. I have even seen jumping indications on the real 744 EICAS on the flight control indications during preflight checks; the controls are, of course, hydraulic mechanisms, but the surface position indication system for the avionics uses electrical RVDTs (rotary variable differential transformers).

Jason M Tutwiler

thank you, that makes me feel better.  I'm going to re calibrate everything. 
Jason M. Tutwiler

the mad hatter

http://bffsimulation.com/CL_Controller.php     Ian suggested that for those that are interested, for those that are serious about adding something like this to their sim let me know and we could do a group thing, if not I will carry on my merry way and go it alone   thoughts?

SwissCharles

@ Bernard in Austin  :)
Whew... 10K... well... for all axes... ain't that much over the top, huh?

Unfortunately I am still too far away - need to be retired a little while longer til I know how to do up/down/left/right as somebody preached to me quite a while ago..  ;)

Perhaps if interested parties let themselves be known here, from a point on an estimate on the impact per party could be guessed?

Charles from Basel, Switzerland
Near LFSB