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FO picking up false commands despite soft mute

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Hello, having a small issue here. I am using FS2crew and VOXATC together and assigned the soft mute key to my PTT button on my yoke. Pressing it shows up the 'M' for a second in the FS2crew panel. But when I'm talking to VOX, the FO still picks up what I say. For example, today ATC told me to climb to flightlevel XXX, I then responded 'Climb to flightlevel XXX' etc and my FO thought I told him to 'set climb thrust'.

 

I checked at least twice my button assignments and mic setup :unsure:

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With "Soft" or "Hard Mute" enabled, the speech recognition system will still "hear" what the microphone picks up (as evidenced by what you see in the Green Bar).

 

However, the FO should not "act" on anything detected speech commands.

 

It's like his hands are tied behind his back.

 

 

Also Soft Mute need to be "held down".. you can't just push it once and let it go.  You need to hold it down while you're talking.

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Hello Bryan, yes that's what I'm doing. I hold the button down and release it until I finished talking to ATC but the FO still acts on any phrase. Do I have to set the repeat slider of the joystick button to max or should it work without?

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Do I have to set the repeat slider of the joystick button to max

 

Try setting it to max.

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That was the culprit! :lol: Now it's working like it should. I had it set to max before once but somehow FSX didn't save the control settings. Thanks for your input!

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That was the culprit! Now it's working like it should. I had it set to max before once but somehow FSX didn't save the control settings. Thanks for your input!

 

Glad you got it sorted!

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I'm having the same problem i set it to soft mute set the repeater to max and its still not working the FO still performs actions when i'm speaking. i'm also using voxatc

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I'm having the same problem i set it to soft mute set the repeater to max and its still not working the FO still performs actions when i'm speaking. i'm also using voxatc

 

Try using the CTRL key for soft mute.

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any keyboard button works its just my saitek the red M disappears bryan?

 

Does your Saitek have a Config Utility to ensure the button repeats?

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I just assigned it to a keyboard command through my saitek programme thing.

 

Can you assign the button via the FSX controls assignments?

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Yes it did assign but the M would come on for a second and off again

 

You're holding the joystick button down, right?  Not just doing a single button press.

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Yeh thats right, holding it down and the red M appears for a second and goes out. I have tried my yoke and throttle

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Yeh thats right, holding it down and the red M appears for a second and goes out. I have tried my yoke and throttle

 

I never used the Saitek config utility but what I did, and this works for me because I just tested it.

 

In the FSX Controls menu I assigned the joystick button to Propeller Sync command.

 

The critical part:  I set the repeat slider beside that to the full position.

 

 

Works fine for me.

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Tried that bryan its a pain in the &@($*! Not sure why this is doing it

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Tried that bryan its a pain in the &@($*! Not sure why this is doing it

 

 

Note, but your problem is clearing one of "repeating".

 

Can't you also bind your joystick button to the CTRL key and set it to repeat; that's the backup.

 

Are you using Squawkbox?

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No squawkbox!

 

I just assigned the letter M on my keyboard to the saitek through the configurator!

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I just assigned the letter M on my keyboard to the saitek through the configurator!

 

Unless the Saitek Configurator has a "repeat" slider like the FSX controls assignments menu it may not work.

 

Why do you need to use the Saitek Configurator?

 

Can't you connect the FSX event directly to your joystick button via the FSX Controls assignments menu?

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Only buttons i have through the configurator are for the PMDG keys through the FMC as they only accept keyboard commands, so i had to use the config to allow the FMC to take accept my saitek.

 

I have a few buttons through fsx controls and my saitek hardware. It was only Fs2crew giving me problems so i jus assigned a button through the config

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i keep getting SDK FAILURE after i re-installed my 737 ngx for some reason. now i can't use fs2crew?

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I have a few buttons through fsx controls and my saitek hardware. It was only Fs2crew giving me problems so i jus assigned a button through the config

 

Try assigning the button directly through the FSX controls menu.  Save it.  The repeat slider has to be full right.

 

As for the SDK error, not sure what happened there, but look at this pls:

 

http://www.support.fs2crew.com/help/manuals/#pageid=troubleshooting5

 

The solution will be in there.

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one other thing just recently i didn't get permission to start engine 2 during a pushback ?

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