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    Sliding pots and flaps

    Hello;

    I posted this same thread on a different sub-forum....I think it probably belongs here...sorry;

    I am trying to set up my flaps using a 60 mm sliding potentiometer (RS6011Y50K), which is attatched to
    the 'Bodnar' interface board using the FSUIPC utililty. I have arrived at some success, but even after
    reviewing the attached FSUIPC documentation I am still having problems with setting up the detents.

    I desire 5 flap settings of 0, 18, 24,30 and 33 degrees.

    I have sucessfully set all 4 engines up and the lift spoiler system using the same pots and connections...
    is just the flaps I am having trouble with.

    My next question is.....can the flaps be set up using sliding pots (?)

    - Jim

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    Re: Sliding pots and flaps

    Hi Jim,

    According to me, there is no reason why you cann't do it.

    In FSUICP go to Axis Assignment tab, when you move the pot, check the in / out values must vary between -16384 and 16383 else there is a problem with the pot or the connexion to BU card.
    - type of action : Send to FS as normal axis,
    - Chose : Axis flap Set

    Set delta to 1. Verify that the pot is not assign to a command in FS option command.

    Regards.

    Patrick.

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    Re: Sliding pots and flaps

    Thanks Patrick;

    I will give that a try

    - Jim

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