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  • Flight Simulators
    DCS: World
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    Italy
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    Embedded Systems Engineer
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    http://www.amvi.it

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  1. It happened to me and it was caused by the relocation of the sim directory using NTFS Junction which worked flawlessly for years. In my case C:\Sim was relocated into D:\Sim and the junction took place of C:\Sim. The solution was to launch the updater from the real directory ( D:\Sim ) and not from the linked one. Sorry for posting in he english here, I hope the fix will work anyway
  2. There's a bug that causes VRK to show only Blue infos. IT is already fixed and will be delivered with next version. I can't find a proper way to deliver a good mouse experience. As you already know "capturing" the mouse will make DCS unresponsive to flight controls, on the other side getting mouse events "in parallel" can lead to unwanted clicks in DCS cockpit. The middle-tier solution is to use DCS scratchpad to take text notes and have them displayed in VRK.
  3. No beacuse as soon as VRK tries to probe SteamVR, it completely starts and probing is necessary to be done at VRK startup
  4. A little follow up: the latest version (V 1.4.3.07) contains the fix for the memory leak which was part of SteamVR code. I stopped posting changelogs here, but you can find them in the Discord server or GitHub release. Regarding FS2020 is highly likely that SteamVR will work day 1. Given the design of the sim I think that injecting Oculus into it will be very hard (harder than DCS and others). Time will tell, but, again, I'm very disappointed to see how closed is their API (compared to SteamVR).
  5. The S Bluetooth can be used also in USB mode. Latency and disconnections may be resolved by putting the BT dongle closer with an USB extension or hub (if you are using an USB dongle).
  6. There is no on/off option for the 2nd kneeboard, but you can do it by: setting the Width to 0 for the one you want to disappear and Active Kneeboard Switching mode to Manual.
  7. You should not poiunt the DCS_Updater exe but the DCS exe which is in the bin directory. Mind that you should launch DCS_Updater manually from time to time to let DCS update. It is possilble with the old 1.2 version which is not supported anymore => No new features Generally speaking I advise to avoid tablets because because of the weight, thickness and the value of the device. I already hit my tablet several times against the desk/stick mount and the risk of scratching/breaking the display is real. The Surface, in particular, is more expensive and generates some heat (per repor
  8. To enlarge the are in which the kneeboard becomes active (and changes it size) without moving the kneeboards you can use the Default Focus Factor for Width and Height. My settings are 1.3 for Height and 1.1 for Width.
  9. The .20 complaining about "wrong" hook is because the script has been upgraded to support briefings. Probably a better wording is needed there. Just going into configuration and "Install hooks" will upgrade the script (maybe better wording there also). If you open the hook script which version do you see? To debug this I need a log, if you don't mind loosing the settings you can erase the profiles forlder ( C:\Users\<win_username>\VRK<Profiles ) and it will revert to a working state. Gnerally speaking: I'm in the middle of a product release, so I'm a bit overloaded of
  10. There are some things you can check 1. check how much RAM is used by VRK. Latest version improved a lot the RAM usage but since VRK moved from 64 bit you can go well beyond normal RAM usage without noticing if you load many pages documents 2. avoid leaving your pen over the tablet: this will cause a constant triggering of kneeboard refresh 3. check you video RAM usage. Stuttering sometime happens because of that. Removing VRK is just freeing some video RAM improving the running condition Generally speaking VRK is designed to not interfere with DCS: if you don't move the pen VRK doe
  11. If you are upgrading from 1.3.3.07 (included) or newer you can just install the new version and your setting will be there. Mind the size change, that's something you have to change manually. If you want to be sure, make a backup copy of: C:\Users\<windows_username>\VRK\Profiles Panther suggestion is the way. If you have Cougar MFCDs you can map VRK brightness control to brightness/contrast/sym/gain switches. That's convenient and saves precious tablet buttons.
  12. Version 1.3.3.20 is available for download This version contains a number of relevant new features and fixes. It should have been called 1.4, nonetheless it is an important step forward. Over the previous release the big one is the HW acceleration for the renderding. It brings the pen-to-VR latency down improving the feeling and the writing. This feature is a big change and may have some side effects. In SteamVR flickering has already been reported and already partially resolved At the current state it should not be annoying (if not, please report again). DPI scaling has been fixed,
  13. Things changed in the config due to various new features and sometimes the quick start guide is not promptly updated. In this respect I think I've fond the proper equilibrium and I don't expect big changes anymore (except for new feature of course). To answer some more questions: - Tablets (and specifically Ipads): I left the tablets options because of the lack of sustainable use cases. I know many of you already have tablets, but it is a huge effort to support both worlds and everybody that tested the tablet (at the time) then quickly moved to the pen tablet. I know that someone may wa
  14. Hello guys, I try to answer all your questions in a single post... The kneeboard not loading has been reported. I will investigate as soon as I finish the performance improvement campaign. Sadly OpenVR didn't liked the HW acceleration technique which is giving so good results. In theory it shouldn't matter and I'm investigating why. The image distortion is fixed and will be released with next version. For the moment stay with 1:1 aspect ratio or be patient. I have the old installer for the client / server and I will add the link as by tomorrow for anybody interested. In any case con
  15. Version 1.3.3.16 is available for download This version is mostly dedicated to bug fixing. Changelog: [1.3.3.16] [FIX] Wintab doesn't register strokes starting with light pressure on tip [FIX] Tablet events routing causing multiple actions and wrong target kneeboard [FIX] Image aspect ratio [FIX] VR Toggle not properly restoring [CHG] VR Toggle global effect [NEW] Oculus: option to disable sim launch on profile load [NEW] Support for high res images (do not scale down to VRK resolution) [NEW] Maximum zoom increased to 16x Official download location: https://www.amvi.it/downlo
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