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Hello fellow pilots, 

 

I knew this question might be asked before, but I couldn't find any answers, so I will post it here.

I'm using TM Warthog throttle and sticks, I set 'throttle friction INCR and DECR (the slider)' to zoom in/out for most of the aircrafts, for example, in the A-10C and F18C, I could rotate this axis forward to get zoom in (or decrease the FOV), so I can see either targets or MFCD more closely. When I move the axis back to the center position, I will be back to the normal zoom, and move axis backward does the opposite. 

However, in the F5, F16 and UH1, there is no zoom option in the axis setting, they can only be bound to the buttons, and this is what I'm currently doing, but compare with controlling zoom with axis, using button is lot a slower, especially in the F16, both MFCD are really small, I have to zoom in quite often. 

So the question comes, is there any way to bind zoom function to the axis for F16, F5 or UH1? or I need to set up a new profile in the TrackIR to use zoom when I move head forward? 

 

Thank you all.

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17 minutes ago, mason.zh said:

Hello fellow pilots, 

 

I knew this question might be asked before, but I couldn't find any answers, so I will post it here.

I'm using TM Warthog throttle and sticks, I set 'throttle friction INCR and DECR (the slider)' to zoom in/out for most of the aircrafts, for example, in the A-10C and F18C, I could rotate this axis forward to get zoom in (or decrease the FOV), so I can see either targets or MFCD more closely. When I move the axis back to the center position, I will be back to the normal zoom, and move axis backward does the opposite. 

However, in the F5, F16 and UH1, there is no zoom option in the axis setting, they can only be bound to the buttons, and this is what I'm currently doing, but compare with controlling zoom with axis, using button is lot a slower, especially in the F16, both MFCD are really small, I have to zoom in quite often. 

So the question comes, is there any way to bind zoom function to the axis for F16, F5 or UH1? or I need to set up a new profile in the TrackIR to use zoom when I move head forward? 

 

Thank you all.

F-16 has zoom axis. Mine is set to the zoom axis. It should be at the bottom of the axis page in control settings. 

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Guys, I found the zoom view setting in the very bottom at the axis page... thank to @SCPanda

Now I feel like an idoit... I even spend 3 hours to exports MFCD to my second screen. Anyway, thank you guys.  

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I'm doing the same thing. If your zoom jitters around in TrackIR like mine does, put a curve on the zoom axis.

Also, have you checked out Helios for second screen exports? It's amazing for that.

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5 hours ago, mason.zh said:

Guys, I found the zoom view setting in the very bottom at the axis page... thank to @SCPanda

Now I feel like an idoit... I even spend 3 hours to exports MFCD to my second screen. Anyway, thank you guys.  

Glad you found the solution. Cheers!

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20 hours ago, InfinityWingman said:

I'm doing the same thing. If your zoom jitters around in TrackIR like mine does, put a curve on the zoom axis.

Also, have you checked out Helios for second screen exports? It's amazing for that.

Hi Infinity, 

Once I got my throttle slider set to the zoom axis, I simply turned off the zoom function in the TrackIR for z axis, after so many years using TrackIR without zoom I can't get used to it. I've heard some good feedback about Helios, however, I just went a 'old school' way, change the lua file in the monitor setup and I got 2 HUGE MFCDS displayed on my second monitor, the only problem is in the multiplayer server my framerate will drop especially when I place MAV screen on the left and TGP screen on the right in A10C. 😅

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