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    Rotary Pulse switches...

    Alright guys, I'm in the process of building parts of a panel for just generic use (gear, AP, flaps, engine controls etc). Not really wanting to buy any prebuilt parts, as I am on a VERY limited budget.

    So here is what I am wanting to do.

    I want to have some dials for changing trim and heading bugs, speed etc...things like that. Especially tuning the radios. The only problem I have encountered (keeping in mind I haven't purchased all the hardware yet) is that I don't know how the rotary pulse switches would be interfaced with FS2k4. I am sure this is more of a control setting, but as of now I am unsure how I would change the assignments in FS to reflect me turning a knob..because you have to hit "T" multiple times to get to different positions on squawk and such.

    I am planning on wiring everything into a KE72 and building it based off of that, so if anyone could help me out, and possibly draw a diagram or something to help, I'd appreciate it.

    Thanks

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    First and foremost, check this site and get FSUIPC. Its the holy grail of flight sim interfacing.

    http://www.schiratti.com/dowson.html

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    That, my friend has already been done

    I'm curious as to what I would need to configure, and how to do it, with pulse switches. So if you can help, please do...I've been racking my brain for hours...I've actually burned all the fuel in a lear sitting on the tarmac trying different key strokes to get everything to change in radios etc....getting frustrated.

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    I know the feeling! I've burned over 400 gals myself testing different switch setups.
    Anyone know which is the Taxi command and Beacon?

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    This might get you started:
    http://www.simpits.org/engineering/KeyEmu/Key_Emu.html

    And I have seen a web site somewhere that a person built his entire MCP from a keyboard, I will look for that link.
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