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    o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    Hi..
    Quick question.

    Does anyone know if the o/c mcp737ng v2 and efis are backlit or can be backlit ????

    Im replacing my goflight mcp and efif so need to know beforev purchase. Emailed o/c but no respond so far.
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    Re: o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    Quote Originally Posted by Air Canada View Post
    Hi..
    Quick question.

    Does anyone know if the o/c mcp737ng v2 and efis are backlit or can be backlit ????

    Im replacing my goflight mcp and efif so need to know beforev purchase. Emailed o/c but no respond so far.
    Thanks
    I have both and they are not backlit.

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    Re: o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    Quote Originally Posted by Air Canada View Post
    Hi..
    Quick question.

    Does anyone know if the o/c mcp737ng v2 and efis are backlit or can be backlit ????

    Im replacing my goflight mcp and efif so need to know beforev purchase. Emailed o/c but no respond so far.
    Thanks
    I have 1 MCP and 2 EFIS, just bought less then a month ago. MCP is not backlighted (you have to do it yourself) but EFIS are backlighted. The only issue is that the backlight circuit is integrated in the general circuits of the EFIS and I have not found the way to separate it, in order to control it with an Outpout card and control dimming.
    If you are not thinking about this last issue (controling dimm) backlight of EFIS works beautifull

    Andres

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    Re: o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    Here is a tutorial courtesy of member "Kennair"

    http://www.kennair.com.au/downloads/...pits%20MCP.pdf

    David

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    Re: o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    thanks guys for your comments.. appreciate your feedback on the products... I'm either looking at O/C or Fly Engravity's mcp .. will decide soon ..
    thanks

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    Re: o/c mcp737ng & efis backlighting

    By the way, if any one interested, you can isolate the backlighting of the O/C Efis by cutting the cables number 1 and 2 of J2 (in the first board). Pin 1 of J2 connects all the negatives of the 24 leds and pin 2 all the +5v. so, if you cut appart those two cables of the 10 pins parallel that connects J2 of the upper board (the one with the leds) to J1 of the third board (the one st the bottom) and solder a 4 ohms 1W resistor to the cable 2 (obviously, to the end that comes out of J2, not the one that goes to J1), you can take those two cables to what ever you are using to control/dimm your backlight system (a pot and an USBOutput board in my case).

    But careful: that will finish OC's guarantee
    It seems thatthe OC NAV, COM and ATC modules work the same, but I have not tryed yet

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