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Guest mtom

Hi guys.Can someone show me how to increase the pan view speed?Did a search and had a look around on the other threads, but couldn't find anything. It's probably been discussed before. Couldn't see it anywhere, though.Cheers,Matthew.

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Guest SJDickson

In the FS9.cfg file, edit the PAN_RATE value. The default is 400. The higher the value, the faster the pan rate. I use 1250.The FS9.cfg file is in the C:Documents and SettingsUSERNAMEApplication DataMicrosoftFS9 folder, where USERNAME is your login name. The Application Data folder is hidden by default, I think, so you may have to set Windows Explorer to show hidden files. To do this, in Windows Explorer, select the Tools | Folder Options ... menu item, click on the View tab and then enable the 'Show hidden files and folders' check box.

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Guest allblack

Guys, always keep to learn.....what is meant by a pan view rate?CheersTimNZWN

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Hey Tim, Pan view rate is the speed at which you pan left to right, up and down with your hat switch on your joystick, or the numberpad 9 or 7 if you don't use a joystick. The default is very slow, so by increasing the value in the FS9cfg file, it makes a world of difference. I have mine set to 700. The default is 400. Try it.Best regards, Jeff

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Guest allblack

Ah ha!Thanks for that. I'm not keen on mucking around with my .cfg file, but one day I might get brave and give it a go.Thanks for that.CheersTim

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Don't worry, can't muck it up too much. You can always make a backup copy first. All you need to do is scroll down in the file and locate PAN RATE and change the number to your liking. I have mine set to 1500 although I'm now a user of Trackir4. So the pan rate depends on the movement of my head. Great product.

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