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Limitations in LCD screen placements?

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Hi guysI am actually required to refurbish and upgrade a flight simulator in my college with an additional of 2 side screens to increase the view angle. I know its pretty simple to hook the screen up with a Triplehead2go and stretch across the 3 display systems.My question is how far should these screens be placed from the line of sigh of the pilot to gain maximum realism? I have read that placing the LCDs at 45 degrees viewing angle will also be most optimal. Is there any form of literature that supports this saying? Straight%20Face.gifThanks!

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Hi guysI am actually required to refurbish and upgrade a flight simulator in my college with an additional of 2 side screens to increase the view angle. I know its pretty simple to hook the screen up with a Triplehead2go and stretch across the 3 display systems.My question is how far should these screens be placed from the line of sigh of the pilot to gain maximum realism? I have read that placing the LCDs at 45 degrees viewing angle will also be most optimal. Is there any form of literature that supports this saying? Straight%20Face.gifThanks!
----------------n707jt- have a look in the AVSIM "FS2004 Forum". In the current thread "Cockpit Parts", I just posted some notes which may answer your questions concerning multi monitor placement. You are on the track but not quite correct in the suggestion that 45

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Is this cockpit you are refurbishing one seat or two seats? In other words, do the three screens need to be viewed by a pilot and copilot simultaneously?

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Is this cockpit you are refurbishing one seat or two seats? In other words, do the three screens need to be viewed by a pilot and copilot simultaneously?
-----------------Matt- good point you raised. I don't think there is any way that a monitor can be viewed correctly except with the line of sight being at 90

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