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    Question Instrument panel knobs to adjust ALT, VOR, AFD, etc

    Hi all
    I have been looking for all sorts of ideas when it comes to building my instrument panel.

    I figure by far the cheapest way is to use a LCD screen and place a face plate over the top with the holes cut out where the instruments are.
    I was wondering if there is an easy way to place some sort of knob on the face plate where the instrument is so I can adjust ALT, VOR, AFD, etc

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    Yes you can. You need a very shallow encoder to do it. Look at Claudios work.
    http://www.mycockpit.org/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=2200

    This is a very nice panel.
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    I am looking for shallow encoders.
    Any idea where Claudio got those ??

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    Looks like just the trick. All I need to do is found them

    Cheers
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    Thanks AndyT
    Claudios panel looks fantastic, is there any info on what he is using to connect the encoders too and the type of monitors he is using

    Thanks

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    I'm not sure. Maybe he will chime in here with more info.
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