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Old 12-21-2017, 11:11 PM   #991
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That's a new feature of the Gunfighter Mk.II - you can now access the dry clutches from the top, by simply removing the dust cover. That one screw hole was spared to make room for the dry clutch adjustment access.

(the images on the VKBcontrollers.com website are outdated; waiting for new ones when VKB HQ gets around taking them)

Quick Edit: From VKB HQ: "we used our standart plastic ring (same used for GF Mk.I and Gladiators). We used a rubber cup for close up the hole"
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:41 PM   #992
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That's a new feature of the Gunfighter Mk.II - you can now access the dry clutches from the top, by simply removing the dust cover. That one screw hole was spared to make room for the dry clutch adjustment access.

(the images on the VKBcontrollers.com website are outdated; waiting for new ones when VKB HQ gets around taking them)

Quick Edit: From VKB HQ: "we used our standart plastic ring (same used for GF Mk.I and Gladiators). We used a rubber cup for close up the hole"
Interesting and a much needed modification in my view.
I gather that the second adjustment access is somewhere between two other screws.
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:44 PM   #993
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See here:

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Old 12-21-2017, 11:46 PM   #994
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Thanks, I saw that post but was not sure of what the change was but now I understand that those two points were screw adjustments for the dry-clutch and now they are accessed from the top.
Excellent!
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:55 PM   #995
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Right. So even though you still have to a) detach the stick and b) remove the dust cover, a neat little trick might be to put the grip back on, leave the dust cover off, and adjust the dry clutch as desired, test it out, re-adjust as needed, and once happy, take the grip back off, put the dustcover back on, attach the grip, and enjoy.

DISCLAIMER *DON'T OVERTIGHTEN THE DRY CLUTCH - ONLY USE SMALL ADJUSTMENTS!*
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:56 PM   #996
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How to Calibrate your Gunfighter w/ MCG/MCG PRO correctly:

1) Don't use the native Windows calibration ulitity!
2) Use WIZZO GF Edition (http://ftp.vkb-sim.pro/Programms/wizzo_gf_0_98.zip) or VKBDevCfg w/ MCG supprt (http://ftp.vkb-sim.pro/Programms/VKB..._v0_83_8_5.zip) for calibration.
Note: Before continuing, ensure that the foldable trigger is in the center position (MCG PRO only)
3) Pull the foldable trigger to forward position (MCG PRO only).
4) Press trigger and return to a center position (MCG PRO only).
6) Click ‘Start’ (calibration button) in WIZZO - or - click the ‘Start Calibr’ button in VKBdevCfg; the SYS LED on the Blackbox starts blinking (WIZZO displays CALIBRATING label).
7) Move the stick through its full range (pitch and roll axes).
8 ) Move MASTER MODE (РЕЖИМ КБО) ministick on the MCG’s head through its full range.
9) Move GATE CONT (УПРАВ СТРОБ) ministick on the MCG’s head through its full range.
10) Squeeze the BRAKE lever fully.
11) Move the foldable trigger forward and backward (full range) (MCG PRO only)
12) If VKB T-Rudders are connected to the Gunfighter's BlackBox - move the T-Rudder axis through its full range as well.
13) Click the 'STOP' button (WIZZO) - or - click the 'End Calibr' button (VKBdevCfg); the joystick will restart. WIZZO closes automatically (VKBdevCfg may be closed manually if desired).
14) Done.
Calibration information is stored within the Gunfighter's BlackBox.
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:20 AM   #997
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This information needs to be part of clear documentation in a well-organized and easy to find documentation/instruction section on your website. Nobody should have to hunt through pages of unorganized forum stickies, either: I should be able to click "Documentation" in the menu, then select my device, and select a category of subject matter. Too many posts buried in a 100 page thread! I'm generally very forgiving when it comes to documentation, but this needs to be better for a $160 grip or a $300 base!

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Old 12-22-2017, 08:53 AM   #998
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This information needs to be part of clear documentation in a well-organized and easy to find documentation/instruction section on your website. Nobody should have to hunt through pages of unorganized forum stickies, either: I should be able to click "Documentation" in the menu, then select my device, and select a category of subject matter. Too many posts buried in a 100 page thread! I'm generally very forgiving when it comes to documentation, but this needs to be better for a $160 grip or a $300 base!



vkb forum have dedicated section Manuals and Howtos


How to Calibrate your Gunfighter w/ MCG/MCG PRO correctly


http://forum.vkb-sim.pro/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=2853
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Old 12-22-2017, 02:42 PM   #999
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This is just posted here as-is. There's a dedicated howto section over at the official VKB HQ forum as well.

My post above is not an official VKB HQ document, merely a heads-up. Nobody expects a forum post buried in 100 pages to be more than that.
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Old 12-22-2017, 06:35 PM   #1000
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VKB give a choice of 2 programmes to calibrate, what is the advantage of one over the other please.
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