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FS2002, 767PIC, and three monitors

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Is it possible and/or to use three monitors in FS2002 using such a program as 767PIC with one monitor being the main panel, the second being the overhead board, and the third being the throttle quadrant and what other panel-like displays there are? The Matrox card is out because it won't accept high resolutions when using three monitors, which is limiited to something like 900x600. I was thinking maybe a 4200ti, 4400ti, or 4600ti - all of which have the option of two monitor outs and another good PCI card for the third. If this is possible, how is it done?Thanks,RobbieI am sure that I am not the first who has had this cross his mind.

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Sure. As long as you have the monitors configured in your O/S, just undock the panels and drag them to the monitor you wish to use.My setup. I'm using a GF3Ti200 with two MX boards for the instrument displays. The other outside views are using two other machines and wideview.http://mywebpages.comcast.net/cbr1000fl/cockpit.jpg--jeff

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Hi Jeff,How are you using two other machines? Is this an option if FS2002? Is this hard to do?Thanks,Robbie

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No, it's not really that hard to do. you'll need the WIDEVIEW program by Luciano Napolitano, a network, and Pete Dawsons FSUIPC program. Got to www.wideview.it for all the information.It's not perfect, the side views are not as smooth as the main display, but it still is nice to use. --jeff

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This is with a geforce 4 ti 4600 using one vga output to a crt and using the dvi connector with a dvi to vga adapter and an lcd monitor.There is absolutley no framerate loss doing this.

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That's exactly how I have my Ti4200 set up. Working great, no issues.

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Question..........If I use 2 computers.....with one monitor on each computer, do I need FS running on each machine ???????Thanks,Ulisses

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Yes, along with the the programs I listed above. However wideview is for "out the window" display only, the instruments are not updated correcly, you'll need to run additional display adapters in your main box for the instrument panel displays --jeff

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Have you thought about adding a PCI card for other display options?Rob

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Hello,I have 2 machines here, 3 monitors, not sure if it can be better to run all 3 monitors in the main machine just adding an extra PCI video card or use my networked PC with GF2.I liked the setups here.I have some questions:1) Anybody using project magenta or FreeFD ???2) Is there a way to remember aircraft/window prositions ? It should be nice if opening an aircraft bring the panels in position.Thanks,Ulisses

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Yes, if you place the panels on the monitors you wish and save the flight, they will go appear in these positions when you start up that flight....--jeff

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As I said previously, if you're going to be using this for instrument panels, then networked computers (at least via wideview) will not be the correct solution. If you're going to use wideview for an additional outside view, if you set up the view you want and save the flight, it will display the selected view on startup. --jeff

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I was thinking in use Magenta or FreeFD in the other computer, but not sure if it's a good solution. For now I won't use additional external views...maybe I'll use FlightMAX...I think I don't need an extra computer just for panels...And if I use Magenta why should I need the default FS panels....I have to decide....not sure yet, anyway I like the 767 panels in 3 monitors.Did you try a glass cockpit software ?Thanks again,Ulisses

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No, as I usually fly G/A Aircraft, so the glass stuff really doesn't cut it. --jeff

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