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VC Camera View Files for the 400X

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Hi All:I am hoping to complile a list of users VC camera angle files for ease of use. If you utilize the SDK tool files for setting your individual camera views in the VC and don't mind sharing (preferably with screen shots depicting the angles), please add to this post.I hope that this post will become a reference for those not yet familiar with the included SDK tool, and allow those handicapped with the lack of an Active Camera replacement for FSX to take the plunge!Should this idea bear fruit, I will move this information to PMDG OPS for future reference. Thanks for your help!Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.png

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Once again, would someone from PMDG please post their files for VC camera angles for FSX, so that I can move them to OPS for ready reference?I'm a bit confused that I can't get a response to something that would assist many people- surely not everyone uses 2D or TrackIR?Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.png

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Actually I think it is a great idea and i would be very interested to see what views are being used .I will try do do some for you though it will be the print screen type and maybe not until the end of next week.One question though, are you just looking for the veiw people set for taxi and take off ?Personally i have several different views I tend to use during the various parts of the flight ,if Im not using my trackir.(very seldom on long haul)Anyhooo I will try to get some done next weekend and I hope more people come through for you ;) Mark

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Mark:I normally (99%) fly the FS9 747-400 (G-CIVX) and have set up Active Camera angles mapped in FSUIPC to the coolie hat and TQ switches so that I can move around the VC without Track IR. I had it and did not like it for long hauls- it worked well in the RealAir Spit though!Anyway, I have included some of the FS9 views to give an idea of what I am hoping to accomplish in FSX. Thanks for your reply!Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.pnghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183270.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183271.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183272.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183273.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183274.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183275.jpghttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/183276.jpg

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I found that this combination of defined Active Camera views, mapped to the yoke and TQ- allows for full immersion, without the nauseating effects of TrackIR, especially on long hauls. I am still able to look all around the VC, still feel as though I am in a 3D environment and do not have to try and keep my head still; or assign pause to a switch and then have to keep unpausing and pausing (as with TrackIR). It's definitely a great bit of kit, but for me this combination works better in the fat girl...... :)Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.png

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CarlI have to agree with you about trackir,in fact i cant fly a heli without it (my second favourite thing to fly) All my long haul mainly Gss cargo is very simular to the pics you have posted .(im away from my main pc so sorry no pics just yet:-) )One question for you and others who may read this Do you lower the yoke when you are cruising or do you try to peer round it ?personally i always lower mine in the vc .as i said before good luck with the idea and come on people post some pics :-) :-) Mark

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Carl, would you be able to share your FS9 active camera files? I love those views, I could put them to good use. Also, how can I map them to different keys like on my yoke? thanks

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Carl,I don't know why you're asking us to "post" those, they're right there in the aircraft.cfg...

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Mark:I click on (and lower) the yoke every time I set up the flight deck.Alex:Absolutely- just email me at cavaricooper@tampabay.rr.com and I will send you my file. There are another couple of other views as well, that I didn't post- the throttle quadrant in particular. It all works gloriously well once you map the SHIFT-# Active Camera keystrokes to various buttons via the payware version of FSUIPC. As I said earlier, all the immersion factor, no nausea!Ryan:I'm not quite sure how to say this without saying- you might have missed the point- so profuse apologies in advance! I guess what I was looking for was a resource compilation of various users (and PMDG team members') VC camera views, that I could then upload to PMDG OPS for all to utilize.Obviously, there are some included views, but I was looking for ones that more closely replicated those I have posted above. Tailor making them, modifying and saving- all are things that I don't quite understand yet. I was hoping that people (esp. PMDG) would chime in, expound on the subject, and offer .cfg file sections that they used- thus making it easier for deficient types like me. The desire to post the results at OPS stems from the belief that there might be others who would benefit from this as well :).Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.png

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Thanks Carl. I will try it today. Do you happen to have views for the freighter version?

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Alex-The same file works for all PMDG 744s. It is not a/c specific , unlike FSUIPC settings, which I tailor to each registration- just to have things fly a bit different- slopes vary very slightly to mimic individual a/c tendancies- and yes, my wife agrees with you- I need professional help ;).Enjoy!Best-Carl F. Avari-Cooper BAW0225http://online.vatsimindicators.net/980091/523.png

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