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I'm interested in purchasing this, but on their webpage it says it only supports P3D up to v3.1. Does anyone know if it will work on P3D 3.3.5?

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I'm interested in purchasing this, but on their webpage it says it only supports P3D up to v3.1. Does anyone know if it will work on P3D 3.3.5?

 

 

 

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Hello all,

we've just uploaded FSLSpotlights v1.0.0.21 here which adds compatibility with Prepar3D v3.3 (including v3.3.5 build 17625) that was released yesterday by Lockheed Martin. Please report any problems with this update in this forum.

 
 

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I'm interested in purchasing this, but on their webpage it says it only supports P3D up to v3.1. Does anyone know if it will work on P3D 3.3.5?

 

Works in 3.3.5 and luv this program  :dance:

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I'm interested in purchasing this, but on their webpage it says it only supports P3D up to v3.1. Does anyone know if it will work on P3D 3.3.5?

 

It does NOT work if you use any Shaders Mods such as PTA. I was unfortunately not succesful to use modified Shaders with Spotlights.

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It does NOT work if you use any Shaders Mods such as PTA. I was unfortunately not succesful to use modified Shaders with Spotlights.

 

Chris not true - I am using PTA lights work fine - have you tried importing a file - are you using the demo you have to be at a specific airport to try it and some airplanes after importing a file still doesnt work such as the shrike I tried another file to import and it worked so I just edited that one but at least I go it into the shrike to work with

 

It does work and works great in PTA

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Thanks everyone! But a question about VAS. This is a deciding factor for me on whether or not I get this. I am already running a ton of add-ons and apps while flying in P3D. Will this add-on affect performance and VAS?

 

With this add-on, will it conflict with the internal virtual cockpit lighting of planes? I mean what would happen if I use the built in lighting system and then use this add-on to create custom lighting as well? Do I need to completely not use the built-in lighting when using FSL Spotlight?

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Thanks everyone! But a question about VAS. This is a deciding factor for me on whether or not I get this. I am already running a ton of add-ons and apps while flying in P3D. Will this add-on affect performance and VAS?

 

With this add-on, will it conflict with the internal virtual cockpit lighting of planes? I mean what would happen if I use the built in lighting system and then use this add-on to create custom lighting as well? Do I need to completely not use the built-in lighting when using FSL Spotlight?

 

No vas issues but I never check that my sim is fine see no fps hit whatsoever

 

Does not conflict with factory lighting what I do is shut off the over head factory lighting - works well with all the other lighting provided by your payware aircraft as these are just spotlights so you would want to turn on all of your other factory lights - spotlights and factory lights work perfect together 

 

For instance the shrike was bland and over the top with the cabin light on - now I make my own lighting  and turn that cabin light off and have all of my spotlights where I want them and its way better - only thing is when you change time of day carenado turns the cabin light on automatically so I have to shut it off or I could permanently shut it off in light config file  

 

Just download demo and go to proper airport to try it - you will buy it right away  :wink:

 

Download some presets at fslabs forum - get you started faster and help you to figure out how it works

 

What I do is pin the exe file for the lights manger in windows bottom menu so I have quick access to it to make all of the changes - make sure your hitting save in manager for it to take

 

Demo will speak for itself - you really need to do that as me telling you about it doesnt do it justice

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Richard thanks a lot for that information! Glad that there's a demo to try first. I'll do that! :) I want to try it out on the Aerosoft Airbusses.

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Richard thanks a lot for that information! Glad that there's a demo to try first. I'll do that! :) I want to try it out on the Aerosoft Airbusses.

 

No problem there are some presets for that bird in their forums and cant remember what airport you need to be at - you will be blown away guaranteed Aaron - watch this video near the end it will give you an idea how to use it

 

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Wow, that video shows it off nicely. Question, can I have specific individual spotlight settings for each plane? Or is it a global setting that affects all planes?

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Wow, that video shows it off nicely. Question, can I have specific individual spotlight settings for each plane? Or is it a global setting that affects all planes?

 

No all planes will have a separate file and works on all aircraft - nice - only thing there is not a ton of presets to download - so you will have to make your own - I dont think many know about this program I didnt and I get around - hence the small amount of created presets - did you try it yet ?

 

Theres an excellent NGX preset there on page 2 of downloads in forum - cant wait to try airbus version 

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Richard, I just tried the demo, however it's crashing for me when I select the Aerosoft Airbus, it seems to be working for for other planes though. I'm not sure why I can't use it with the Airbus? Looks like I'll hold off on purchasing this until I can figure out what's causing this issue.

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Richard, I just tried the demo, however it's crashing for me when I select the Aerosoft Airbus, it seems to be working for for other planes though. I'm not sure why I can't use it with the Airbus? Looks like I'll hold off on purchasing this until I can figure out what's causing this issue.

 

Hmm I will try it tonight on my rig may be just the preset try another there is more than one there - this in FSXS or P3D  ? pretty straight forward program should not be crashing something doesnt sound right 

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This is with P3D v3.3.5, I don't have any shader mods or PTA tools. What presets are you talking about?

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This is with P3D v3.3.5, I don't have any shader mods or PTA tools. What presets are you talking about?

 

I forgot just saw this again in forums this might be your problem Aaron

 

You are correct! You have to load the AirbusConfigurator and make sure Force Ecamm is not checked. Now it works! default_smile.png Thanks again!!! Love this add-on!

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That was it! Thanks again! :)

 

Thats what I do lol - welcome 

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Chris not true - I am using PTA lights work fine - have you tried importing a file - are you using the demo you have to be at a specific airport to try it and some airplanes after importing a file still doesnt work such as the shrike I tried another file to import and it worked so I just edited that one but at least I go it into the shrike to work with

 

It does work and works great in PTA

 

Hi Rich, when I tried the demo in June, P3D crashed at startup. I did everything as described in the manual. I opened a thread over at the FSL forum, but unfortunately the problem could not be solved:

 

http://forums.flightsimlabs.com/index.php?/topic/6977-spotlights-crashes-at-startup-p3d-v335/

 

It is interesting though to read that you got it working including PTA. I will try again but I have little hope that something has changed. If P3D crashes already at startup, there is little I can do I guess...

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Hi Rich, when I tried the demo in June, P3D crashed at startup. I did everything as described in the manual. I opened a thread over at the FSL forum, but unfortunately the problem could not be solved:

 

http://forums.flightsimlabs.com/index.php?/topic/6977-spotlights-crashes-at-startup-p3d-v335/

 

It is interesting though to read that you got it working including PTA. I will try again but I have little hope that something has changed. If P3D crashes already at startup, there is little I can do I guess...

 

No idea whats going on but I dont think PTA is the culprit - later today I will try your PTA file but doubt thats the problem 

 

Sounds like something P3D related - you could try deleting your P3D.CFG file and see if that helps - make a copy of it first otherwise you have to change all of your P3D settings but if it solves the probelm its worth it

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I have disabled every addon in the dll.xml and exe.xml (apart from spotslight), but P3D still crashes with the error hinting to dxgi.dll:

 

Sig[0].Name=Application Name
Sig[0].Value=prepar3d.exe
Sig[1].Name=Application Version
Sig[1].Value=3.3.5.17625
Sig[2].Name=Application Timestamp
Sig[2].Value=5758bb31
Sig[3].Name=Fault Module Name
Sig[3].Value=dxgi.dll
Sig[4].Name=Fault Module Version
Sig[4].Value=6.2.9200.16420
Sig[5].Name=Fault Module Timestamp
Sig[5].Value=505a96fd
Sig[6].Name=Exception Offset
Sig[6].Value=000039b4
Sig[7].Name=Exception Code
Sig[7].Value=c0000005
Sig[8].Name=Exception Data
Sig[8].Value=00000008

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I had FS Spotlioghts working fine in P3d 3.5 while using Reshade and PTA tool.  I then started getting the crashes on startup...oddly enough this was after installing AS16.  I gave up on trying to figure out what the problem was/is.....

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Strange I have AS16 and PTA all working well - just dont know enough abut this program yet 

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It does NOT work if you use any Shaders Mods such as PTA. I was unfortunately not succesful to use modified Shaders with Spotlights.

 

Same experience here.  Multiple sources state that shaders and spotlights work; I have yet to find a combination of file versions that do.  CTDs as a result of the dxgi.dll.

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Strange I have AS16 and PTA all working well - just dont know enough abut this program yet

 

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Rich, if you don not mind, could you send me your PTA file to test whether it crashes in my setup. At least it is good to see that I am not alone with the crashes.

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