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    controlling engine one and two reversers from one slider??

    hi guys,can anyone point me in the right direction to control engine one and twos reversers from one slider connected to a phidget 8/8/8 card im using fs phidgets sofware and have managed to get reverser one working ok,but want to connect in via sofware for two as well,if not i will wire in another slider for reverser two,but think someone will know how to do it,
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    Steve,
    Not sure why you would only use one slider for the throttle, but FSUIPC calibrates them nicely.
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    Just set the throttles up as one axes. Same with the reversers. In other words, just set the axis that you have to throttle 1 and 2 and do the same with the reverser.

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    im using two sliders for throttle one and two

    hi guys,im using two sliders, for throttle one and two and just one slider for both reversers,just thought it would save me sorting out another pot ect for reverser two
    ive been fitting the dampers to the throttles today,and all seems great in the world
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    In FSUIPC you can set up a specific zone on a single pot/axis to kick in the reverse thrusters...so therefore you can just have a detent or something stopping it at 0%, then have to move it to a different track to go in reverse without using an additional axis/pot.

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    Reversers

    Hi Steve,
    My reversers work with a single switch operated by a cam on my left reverser lever. Sim-Boards command (F2) repeatedly every 50milliseconds when the switch makes reversing both engines, and when the lever is released and the switch opens, (F1) is sent once, cancelling F2. This works well and does the trick. I fitted switches to both of my reverser levers when I made them so now I'll probably use the switch in the right one to operate an indicator or something.
    Do phidgets do repeat key presses?
    Hope this is usefull!

    Gwyn

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