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Forum: JF-17 Thunder 12-08-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Ranma13
Yes, but on the other side of the coin, the...

Yes, but on the other side of the coin, the chances of getting into a knife fight with guns only is extremely rare. More likely they'll be firing off their BVR missiles, and if they miss, turn tail...
Forum: JF-17 Thunder 12-08-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Ranma13
From what I hear (and I have no idea if this is...

From what I hear (and I have no idea if this is true or not), it was done that way because the assumption was that A2A combat will be done solely with missiles and the gun is just for very specific...
Forum: Thrustmaster 12-08-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Ranma13
The solution is easy: don't create pointless...

The solution is easy: don't create pointless polls that are ultimately go nowhere, and instead do something more meaningful like creating a mock preorder page where people actually have to put some...
Forum: Thrustmaster 12-07-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Ranma13
The problem with polls like this is that it's...

The problem with polls like this is that it's essentially the same as asking "do you want something or nothing"? Given the option between something vs. nothing, nobody's going to pick nothing,...
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 12-02-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ranma13
Everyone has different requirements. If you have...

Everyone has different requirements. If you have a Warthog throttle, how often do you swap out the detents? I do it multiple times a week as I switch between aircraft with afterburners and aircraft...
Forum: Input and Output 12-01-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,647
Posted By Ranma13
I am, and it's still under active development:...

I am, and it's still under active development: https://github.com/danieltian/dcs-bios-stream-deck-plugin-new

It's a rewrite of the older version I had up here:...
Forum: Input and Output 12-01-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Ranma13
The default hotkey to center the view is F12. You...

The default hotkey to center the view is F12. You can rebind it in the TrackIR software, under the Hotkeys section on the left.
Forum: Input and Output 11-28-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ranma13
To be honest, I'm not sure why anyone would do...

To be honest, I'm not sure why anyone would do this aside from novelty's sake. Light falls off based on the inverse cube law, so unless the light detecting resistor accounts for that, you'll have to...
Forum: Input and Output 11-28-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,923
Posted By Ranma13
RS Electronics sells a 2-axes force transducer...

RS Electronics sells a 2-axes force transducer here:

https://americas.rsdelivers.com/product/zf/462c-1/zf-462c-1-2-way-joystick-switch-knob-momentary/0419681

This is the same one used in...
Forum: Input and Output 11-28-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,938
Posted By Ranma13
I don't own the Brunner (yet), but I can answer...

I don't own the Brunner (yet), but I can answer some of those questions.

Because the base is force feedback, it can emulate any kind of gimbal. The software allows you to set things like how fast...
Forum: Su-25T Issues 11-28-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Ranma13
The problem with the LLTV pod implementation is...

The problem with the LLTV pod implementation is two-fold:

1. It's a low light amplification device, not FLIR. However, in-game it's being treated as a FLIR pod.

2. There's a very rudimentary...
Forum: Saitek 11-23-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,349
Posted By Ranma13
I have a G940 throttle and scraped off the rubber...

I have a G940 throttle and scraped off the rubber coating with a fingernail. It takes a really long time, but it's smooth black plastic underneath and with a bit of cleaning up afterwards, it looks...
Forum: Input and Output 11-22-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,144
Posted By Ranma13
Assuming that they'll even entertain you (they...

Assuming that they'll even entertain you (they sell only to commercial and government entities but will occasionally make exceptions for home users only if you're in the USA), it's gonna start at...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 11-20-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Ranma13
Yes, it's always been a little flaky but it seems...

Yes, it's always been a little flaky but it seems to have gotten really, really bad recently.
Forum: Home Cockpits 11-20-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Ranma13
You'll have to add in the off command to be sent...

You'll have to add in the off command to be sent when the button is released for each control you want it to apply to.
Forum: Home Cockpits 11-20-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Ranma13
DCS has support for this, but you'll have to edit...

DCS has support for this, but you'll have to edit the input lua files and manually add in the behavior you want. I wrote something up on how to do it on Reddit:
...
Forum: Input and Output 11-20-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Ranma13
If you get toggle switches with a flat bat, they...

If you get toggle switches with a flat bat, they won't rotate within their casing:
...
Forum: Home Cockpits 11-19-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Ranma13
And suffer the requisite downgrade in quality. 3D...

And suffer the requisite downgrade in quality. 3D printing doesn't handle fine text and details very well. It's going to be cheaper to pick up some 2-layer acrylic like this:
...
Forum: Input and Output 11-19-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Ranma13
They'll stay in the last trimmed position. Here's...

They'll stay in the last trimmed position. Here's a video of someone who built a force trim system for helicopter anti-torque pedals:

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Forum: Bugs and Problems 11-18-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Ranma13
Unfortunately this is an issue with the AI in...

Unfortunately this is an issue with the AI in general. I've had wingmen fly into mountains when I tell them to RTB, wingmen who will fly into trees, wingmen who fly off in a random direction forever...
Forum: Input and Output 11-07-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ranma13
The thing you have to understand about wholesale...

The thing you have to understand about wholesale manufacturers is that they don't sell to end users for very good reasons. Pretty much every manufacturer is working with a design created by another...
Forum: Input and Output 11-04-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ranma13
Why do you believe that their supplier would do...

Why do you believe that their supplier would do business with you and be willing to sell a single board to you at a much reduced rate?
Forum: Input and Output 10-31-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Ranma13
I don't think so, the mounting plate it comes...

I don't think so, the mounting plate it comes with is meant to slip between the joystick/throttle and whatever else you have it mounted to. Theoretically you should be able to use it with a table...
Forum: Input and Output 10-31-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Ranma13
That depends on what you mean by "fully...

That depends on what you mean by "fully compatible". It's recognized as a USB HID device, so it's treated like any other joystick. Also like any other joystick, the toggle switches have an on...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 10-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ranma13
I just tested it and you're right. At sea level...

I just tested it and you're right. At sea level hovering at 12m shooting at a target also at sea level, I can only get 8.0-8.1km before the Vikhr hits the ground.
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