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The Simufly team has just released Version 1.50 of the wonderful CIVA Carousel INS gauge.The new INS is not compatible with the TinMouse II V1.23 or earlier. I will soon be releasing an updated TinMouse II multigauge that is compatible with the new v1.5 CIVA gauge. Until then, you should continue to use V1.40RegardsBob ScottATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VSantiago de Chile

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Hi Bob,Sorry to ask this, but I was just wondering how things were going with the integration for the CIVA 1.5 update? Are you still working on it or are is it on the back-burner?

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It's actually done, but part of the steady progression of other updates I'm working, so it's not ready for release yet.CheersBob ScottATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VSantiago de Chile

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Okay - thanks for the reply, I don't normally ask those "when is it?" questions. :)

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I really hate to ask, Bob...but...any chance the CIVA 1.5 integration is close? It seems to my simple minded self that all we are missing is the ADEU unit? I was under the impression that just installing CIVA 1.50 would have updated all other gauges (MSU, CDU, etc.), already in the TM II panel, to the latest? I did mention that I was simple minded?? LOL! Either way...thanks guys! Vic

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No, the panel makes use of some internal variables from the CIVA SDK to display nav data on the HSI, so the panel gauge has to be recompiled with the V1.50 SDK for the navdata display to work.Things are moving very slowly on the 'mouse right now as my real-world retirement looms near. There are lots of higher-priority fish in the fryer....I'm not getting much simming done in any form lately.CheersBob ScottATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VSantiago de Chile

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Bob, I hope you won't mind if I post this edited panel.cfg for those who are desperate to use the Civa 1.5.They will need to download your civa_hsi_v1_1.zip from the library// This Panel.cfg file created by FS Panel Studio panel editor utility - http://www.fspanelstudio.com// Built Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 15:54 FSPS Build:20218[Window Titles]Window00=Main PanelWindow01=Radio Stack - LowerWindow02=GPSWindow03=Throttle QuadrantWindow04=Lights PanelWindow05=TimerWindow06=Overhead LowerWindow07=Radio Stack - UpperFixed Window30=Forward RightFixed Window31=RightFixed Window32=Rear RightFixed Window33=RearFixed Window34=Rear LeftFixed Window35=LeftFixed Window36=Forward LeftFixed Window37=Up[VIEWS]VIEW_FORWARD_WINDOWS=MAIN_PANELVIEW_FORWARD_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_FORWARD_DIR=2.000, 0.000, 0.000VIEW_FORWARD_RIGHT_WINDOWS=30VIEW_FORWARD_RIGHT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_FORWARD_RIGHT_DIR=0.000, 0.000, 45.000VIEW_RIGHT_WINDOWS=31VIEW_RIGHT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_RIGHT_DIR=0.000, 0.000, 90.000VIEW_REAR_RIGHT_WINDOWS=32VIEW_REAR_RIGHT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_REAR_WINDOWS=33VIEW_REAR_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_REAR_DIR=0.000, 0.000, 190.000VIEW_REAR_LEFT_WINDOWS=34VIEW_REAR_LEFT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_LEFT_WINDOWS=35VIEW_LEFT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_FORWARD_LEFT_WINDOWS=36VIEW_FORWARD_LEFT_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_FORWARD_LEFT_DIR=1.000, 0.000, 315.000VIEW_UP_WINDOWS=37VIEW_UP_ZOOM=0.800VIEW_UP_DIR=-90.000, 0.000, 0.000//--------------------------------------------------------[Window00]file=Main.bmp file_1024=Main.bmp size_mm=1280,960window_size_ratio=1.500 position=0visible=1ident=MAIN_PANELupdate_rate=20gauge00=B732ADV!systems, 1,800,1,1gauge01=B732ADV!asi, 0,592,167,172gauge02=B732ADV!adi, 178,566,201,195gauge03=B732ADV!rmi, 7,775,150,180gauge04=B732ADV!altimeter, 397,624,134,131gauge05=B732ADV!vsi, 399,774,131,131gauge06=B732ADV!epr_1, 742,495,95,99gauge07=B732ADV!epr_2, 844,495,95,99gauge08=B732ADV!flap, 1156,530,79,81gauge09=B732ADV!dimmer, 687,504,17,43gauge10=B732ADV!gear_lights, 1250,567,27,47gauge11=B732ADV!effects, 110,544,52,52gauge12=B732ADV!pdcs, 2,800,1,1gauge13=B732ADV!fuel_qty_left, 552,881,81,79gauge14=B732ADV!fuel_qty_center, 601, 792 ,82,84gauge15=B732ADV!fuel_qty_right, 650,879,80,80gauge16=B732ADV!fuel_ptt, 623,479,16,16gauge17=B732ADV!oil_press_1, 951,596,82,82gauge18=B732ADV!oil_press_2, 1045,595,86,85gauge19=B732ADV!ra, 542,619,148,147gauge20=B732ADV!sb_lights, 543,822,51,49gauge21=B732ADV!n1_1, 750,595,78,79gauge22=B732ADV!n1_2, 847,595,78,79gauge23=B732ADV!n2_1, 750,784,78,80gauge24=B732ADV!n2_2, 847,784,78,80gauge25=B732ADV!ff_1, 750,879,80,80gauge26=B732ADV!ff_2, 847,879,80,80gauge27=B732ADV!egt_1, 749,689,80,80gauge28=B732ADV!egt_2, 847,689,80,80gauge29=B732ADV!fd_cont, 709,372,174,101gauge30=B732ADV!oil_qty_1, 950,786,80,78gauge31=B732ADV!oil_qty_2, 1048,786,79,78gauge32=B732ADV!oil_temp_1, 952,690,78,80gauge33=B732ADV!oil_temp_2, 1048,690,78,80gauge34=B732ADV!ap, 895,355,385,120,1gauge35=B732ADV!apd, 447,496,96,108gauge36=B732ADV!engine_lights, 942,533,205,51gauge37=B732ADV!ap_disc, 399,576,38,36gauge38=B732ADV!windshear, 70,553,34,33gauge39=B732ADV!alt_alert, 387,536,49,23gauge40=B732ADV!out_of_trim, 692,823,50,24gauge41=B732ADV!autobrake, 1140,691,102,269gauge42=B732ADV!antiskid, 1140,660,101,23gauge43=B732ADV!le_lights, 1140,625,100,23gauge44=B732ADV!caution, 492,402,196,44gauge45=B732ADV!omi, 644,506,30,102gauge46=B732ADV!comparator, 188,525,181,26gauge47=B732ADV!marker_switch, 450,458,151,37gauge48=B732ADV!toggle_clock, 708,734,20,20gauge49=B732ADV!toggle_go_around, 708,754,20,20gauge50=B732ADV!toggle_atc, 708,774,20,20gauge51=B732ADV!toggle_gps, 708,714,20,20gauge52=B732ADV!toggle_overhead1, 708,694,20,20gauge53=B732ADV!toggle_lights, 708,674,20,20gauge54=B732ADV!toggle_map, 708,654,20,20gauge55=B732ADV!toggle_throttles, 708,634,20,20gauge56=B732ADV!toggle_radio, 708,614,20,20gauge57=B732ADV!toggle_radio2, 708,594,20,20gauge58=B732ADV!yaw_damp_ind, 1072,495,59,27gauge59=B732ADV!test, 445,923,79,35gauge60=../CIVA/INS!Config, 0,0,100,,B732insgauge61=CIVA_HSI!hsi, 185,791,187,166gauge62=CIVA_HSI!ins_switch, 393,488,32gauge63=../CIVA/INS!UpdateFlags, 947,881,100gauge64=../CIVA/INS!NavModeSingle, 1054,878,47,67gauge65=CIVA_HSI!hsi_mode, 212,793,136,11//--------------------------------------------------------[Window01]Background_color=0,0,0 size_mm=660,960window_size_ratio=1.000 position=2visible=0ident=RADIO_STACK_PANELgauge00=B732ADV!radio1, 0,0,660,960//--------------------------------------------------------[Window02]Background_color=0,0,0 size_mm=530,439window_size_ratio=1.000 position=8visible=0ident=GPS_PANELgauge00=fs9gps!gps_500, 0,0,530,439//--------------------------------------------------------[Window03]Background_color=16,16,16 size_mm=542,635window_size_ratio=1.000 position=0visible=0ident=THROTTLE_PANELgauge00=B732ADV!throttles, 0,0,542,635gauge01=B732ADV!throttles2, 158,20,223,328gauge02=B732ADV!throttles3, 65,93,68,228gauge03=B732ADV!throttles4, 401,134,52,327//--------------------------------------------------------[Window04]file=lights.bmp size_mm=1262,158position=1visible=0ident=OVERHEAD_PANELgauge00=B732ADV!lights, 101,4,1084,130//--------------------------------------------------------[Window05]Background_color=0,0,0 size_mm=140,140window_size_ratio=1.000 position=2visible=0ident=COMPASS_PANELgauge00=B732ADV!timer, 0,0,140,140//--------------------------------------------------------[Window06]file=overhead3.bmp size_mm=1148,960window_size_ratio=1.000 position=1visible=0ident=11gauge00=B732ADV!ovhd_fuel, 0,597,256,364gauge01=B732ADV!ovhd_apu, 256,847,259,113gauge02=B732ADV!ovhd_seat_belt, 523,162,113,795gauge03=B732ADV!toggle_overhead1_close, 1060,0,88,88gauge04=B732ADV!ovhd_gen, 255,580,259,267gauge05=B732ADV!ovhd_csd, 255,310,258,282gauge06=B732ADV!ovhd_elecmeter, 255,0,259,310gauge07=B732ADV!ovhd_hyd, 640,408,261,142gauge08=B732ADV!ovhd_fltcontrol, 0,103,256,351gauge09=B732ADV!ovhd_pneu, 901,325,247,357gauge10=B732ADV!ovhd_press, 901,683,247,277gauge11=B732ADV!ovhd_press2, 638,688,265,272gauge12=B732ADV!ovhd_doorcvr, 640,548,261,140gauge13=B732ADV!ovhd_iceprot, 639,0,262,408gauge14=B732ADV!ovhd_ac, 901, 62 ,246,262gauge15=../CIVA/INS!MSU1, 0,29,256,73//--------------------------------------------------------[Window07]file=radio_upper_xp2.bmp size_mm=975,565window_size_ratio=1.000 position=2visible=0ident=12gauge00=B732ADV!pdcs_cdu, 701,5,248,219gauge01=B732ADV!transp, 701,232,243,122gauge02=B732ADV!alt_alert_cont, 421,38,157,65gauge03=B732ADV!memory, 700,506,253,54gauge04=B732ADV!fo_gyro, 718,377,213,54gauge05=RealityXP_WX500!RDR, 323,112,354,266gauge06=B732ADV!gyro_capt, 1,386,320,176gauge07=../CIVA/INS!CDU1, 1,-1,317,248gauge08=../CIVA/INS!Adeu1, 1,247,317,139//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window30]file=FORWARD_RIGHT.bmp position=7visible=0ident=30render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,2//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window31]file=RIGHT.bmp position=7visible=0ident=31render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,3//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window32]file=REAR_RIGHT.bmp size_mm=1024position=7visible=0ident=32render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,4//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window33]file=REAR.bmp position=7visible=0ident=33render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,5//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window34]file=REAR_LEFT.bmp position=7visible=0ident=34render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,6//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window35]file=LEFT.bmp position=7visible=0ident=35render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,7//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window36]file=FORWARD_LEFT.bmp position=7visible=0ident=36render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 600,1,1,1,8//--------------------------------------------------------[Fixed Window37]file=UP.bmp size_mm=1024position=7visible=0ident=37render_3d_window=1nomenu=1window_size= 1.000, 1.000window_pos= 0.000, 0.000gauge00=B732ADV!ap, 1,1,1,1,9Day=255,255,255Night=8,8,8Luminous=240,240,200[Default View]X=0Y=1SIZE_X=8192SIZE_Y=3151[AdvDisplay]Window=171,141,508,19,1,1HideWindow=NoAutoHide=NoAlsoATIS=NoPanelPart=Main PanelIt's not perfect, especially as to the position of the Adeu, but it works. If I'm out of order here, apologies. The Adeu makes things so much easier it's a shame not to be able to use it on the Tinmouse.John

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For those that are interested, the CIVA INS has recently been updated to v1.51 (build 2296).

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I just released a new TinMouse II gauge file, V1.24 beta, which now integrates with the CIVA V1.5 and later INS gauges.RegardsBob ScottATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VSantiago de Chile

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Hi guys,just got the CIVA could anyone step me through how to set it up in the Mouse? I have the V1.24 Beta but I can only find two parts of the CIVA in the acft.Do I need to edit anything to get a complete installation?Any help would be great.

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If you look back in this thread to panel.cfg I posted previously, in the Main Panel you can change the last few lines to this:gauge60=../CIVA/INS!Config, 0,0,100,,B732insgauge61=B732ADV!hsi, 185, 795, 187, 167gauge62=../CIVA/INS!UpdateFlags, 947,881,100gauge63=../CIVA/INS!NavModeSingle, 1054,878,47,67John

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Thanks John do I still need to do that if I am using the latest v1.24 Beta where it says the gauges are integrated?Scott

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Yes...by "gauge integration" I mean that the panel gauges are programmed to communicate directly with the CIVA gauges, if installed. You still have to obtain the CIVA INS separately, install it into FS2004, and make the needed additions to your panel.cfg file to put the CIVA gauges into the panel.RegardsBob ScottATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VSantiago de Chile

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