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  1. #1
    David Rabiner
    Guest

    Dark Display GC/CDU

    Hi.

    I have had PFD set with StartElecOff=On and StartElecAvionics=On, and I
    can't figure out a way within pmSystems to get the displays to light up.
    The only way I've found is to turn those variables off and start with the
    displays on. Is there a way around this?

    Thanks!

    David


  2. #2
    Phil Waecker
    Guest

    Dark Display GC/CDU

    Hello,

    I've had the same problem. PMsys does not activate Avionics, so you have do
    it manually.

    Regards

    Phil


  3. #3
    Thomas Richter
    Guest

    Re: Dark Display GC/CDU

    Hi all, I use this way:
    Make shure this line is in sysvar.txt:

    3103 1 fsAvionics

    and then add to [logics] in pmsys737.txt file or what file you are using:

    fsAvionics = batt1

    and in PFD-konfig:

    StartElecOff=Off
    StartElecAvionics=On

    Now the avioniks and PFD/ND/EICAS will switch on if Master-Batt on PMSystem

    is switched to on

    --
    Best Regards
    Thomas - EW321

    "Phil Waecker" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:281544.55969@wb.onvix.com...
    > Hello,
    >
    > I've had the same problem. PMsys does not activate Avionics, so you have
    > do
    > it manually.
    >
    > Regards
    >
    > Phil
    >



  4. #4
    David Rabiner
    Guest

    Re: Dark Display GC/CDU

    Hi, Phil.

    Well, I thought about adding a line of code that attaches FS Avionics to the

    FS Battery.

    I guess I was wondering how they turn the displays on and off in the actual

    airplane, or if it simply activated by powering on the battery. I would
    think that if there is a switch, I would think it is up on the overhead
    somewhere.

    A hokey workaround is to attach it to the wheel well light or something else

    that is currently without much use.

    Anybody know how they turn the displays on and off in a 737?

    David



    >
    > I've had the same problem. PMsys does not activate Avionics, so you have
    > do
    > it manually.
    >
    > Regards
    >
    > Phil
    >



  5. #5
    David Rabiner
    Guest

    Re: Dark Display GC/CDU

    There you go, Thomas. Terrific. Are the avionics displays attached
    directly to the battery switch in a 737?

    David


  6. #6
    Thomas Richter
    Guest

    Re: Dark Display GC/CDU

    Hi David,
    I don`t know, but this is only one way to switch it on.
    You can make a New Switch in PMSystem to switch on the Avionics.
    I think you can also switch seperatly PFD/ND/EICAS on/off with the include
    routine:

    if not pwr
    pmCaptPFDInop = 1
    pmCaptNDInop = 1 [.5]
    pmFONDInop = 1 [.7]
    pmFOPFDInop = 1 [.3]
    pmSD1Inop=1 [.7]
    pmCDUInop=1
    else
    pmCaptPFDInop = 0
    pmCaptNDInop = 0
    pmFONDInop = 0
    pmFOPFDInop = 0
    pmSD1Inop=0
    pmCDUInop=0 [3]
    endif

    I did`t try it jet.
    But for this the

    3102 1 fsBattery
    3103 1 fsAvionics
    must be set to ON (1).
    Then you have set this with a Switch and not with PWR like now in
    pmsys737.txt.
    --
    Best Regards
    Thomas - EW321

    "David Rabiner" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:281646.55969@wb.onvix.com...
    > There you go, Thomas. Terrific. Are the avionics displays attached
    > directly to the battery switch in a 737?
    >
    > David
    >



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