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does anyone know if V3 has or will have advanced replay mode like CP does thanks

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3 hours ago, pvupilot said:

It’s been improved upon a lot in this version. I’ve always gotten frustrated too but it’s a lot easier in V3!

Thanks...Do we still have to delete our "in sim" settings first, or can we keep them intact? I hate to erase my P3D settings just for the camera addon to work.

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Hey, guys!
We studied the peculiarities of interaction between Aerosoft Airbus and EZCA3. There are some intersections in the turbulence module and the impact from the fuselage when moving on the ground.
We are now looking for the most viable option for such interaction, no influence on the technical characteristics of Airbus from ЕZCA3.
 
EZCA3 Build 55 with these and other fixes we plan to release approximately on Thursday.
If the EZCA3 you prevents the fly on this Airbus, temporarily disable the turbulence module. There will be some impact on the speed of taxiing, but very little.
 
A little patience and we will try to make the maximum compatibility with AS Airbus.
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which turbulence profile are you using for fsl a319  medium human head ?

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1 hour ago, 331BK said:

which turbulence profile are you using for fsl a319  medium human head ?

Where can I find profiles for Fslabs?  I bought ezdok but am currently using chase plane until there are more profiles and tutorials.  

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7 hours ago, Nickbe said:

We studied the peculiarities of interaction between Aerosoft Airbus and EZCA3.

Are you confusing the AS Bus with the FSL bus ? Earlier post you mentioned view options for the FSL, but that is built into the Aerosoft version.

 

Just want to clarify.

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On 2/12/2019 at 5:21 AM, Nickbe said:

With FSLabs aircraft can be some difficulties. After loading the aircraft, try to restart EZCA3 via the menu "File-restart" . The FSLabs built-in view system must be disabled. And such questions we need to solve on a support forum or through support ticket.

 

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For me fsl a319 Works well.

only „issiue“ after the plane loaded the first time in sim. I must switch from 2d cockpit to ezca vc view 

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EZDok V3 works perfectly with the FSLabs Airbuses (both public and beta versions). No problem at all except the need to switch to EZCA VC Cam after VC load fro time to time...

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The dynamic head movement is brilliant but having come from Chase Plane this is big step back in terms of slickness to setup and move about. I am finding it very frustrating.

Here are some things I find hard.

1. I want to be able to click space, then pan and zoom with mousewheel.
I have managed to get space working as a MM button replacement using the config but it doesnt let you zoom! This means you have to click the MM button and scroll it at the same time to zoom which is REALLY hard.

2. Save view should be like CP.
The way CP handles editing is much better, I just want to zoom,pan, move my view then click save and have it update the currently selected view. This edit mode is a bit unecessary..

3. Please create Named Views like CP
In CP I have a button on my game pad assigned to Named View containing wing. This means in any plane I jump in I get to switch between various Wing views. Likewise I have pilot and instruments. It is wonderfully simple. Honestly I am totally lost with Hotkeys and how its setup in EZDOK. It is extremly confusing. 

5. Panning that doesnt bounce back 
The panning is very glitchy. If I pan with the Joypad joystick it flicks back to the centre, firstly I would like to be able to enable Panning like CP where I move it moves and stops, like a hat. Maybe this is possible couldnt see how to do it. Secondly when I am panning, after about 5 seconds it flicks back to the centre even if I have the joypad joystick still moved, it then glitches between the 2. The Dynamic Head movement stuff should wait for me to let go of the joypad joystick before applying its own panning (during turn for example). Again have I missed something.

6. Make all these simulator windows real windows
Id like to alt-tab to the Main Panel, is this possible, real windows? I cannot stand these fake windows that I have to drag about the place to see the simulator effects.
I have a key setup to show MAIN PANEL, but it doesnt toggle, only shows it so I have to get the mouse and click the X. Grrr.

 

Basically if you could sell your DHMXTM trademark c++ wonder assembly code to Old Prop it would be brilliant 🙂

If you cant do that (obviously not) perhaps there is a way I could run both CP and EZ just for 1 pilot head view with your effects running? Maybe this is possible?

Or I may invest in SimStarter to try and run both configs, EZ for GA and CP for Heavy flights. 

For the moment relunctantly I am gonna go back to CP after 3 hours of the best AS turbulence induced head movements ever created but the slickness and setup I have with CP is too much to trade in.

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On 3/7/2019 at 2:08 AM, DellyPilot said:

The dynamic head movement is brilliant but having come from Chase Plane this is big step back in terms of slickness to setup and move about. I am finding it very frustrating.

Once you get the hang of it the dynamic head movement and generators system is all that matters. The rest is quite serviceable. Functionality over slickness ratio is very high indeed in EZCA but mainly thanks to the rich functionality. I'm not sure you can whittle it down to something very simple. This software deserves your study of it.

Dirk.

PS: btw most of what you requested is already there if you really dig it. 

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Hi,

I've used the Tobii Eye/headTracker product with FSX earlier. It's a fantastic product with great potential but with somewhat limited support in P3D. Will EZCA be implementing support for Tobii anytime in the near future? That would be really great as when using Tobii, there's no need to wear any receivers etc. and it's very accurate.

Thanks,

Randalph

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50 minutes ago, Dirk98 said:

PS: btw most of what you requested is already there if you really dig it. 

Believe me I have spent a good while on it. But ok lets see please correct me on each of these if I am wrong.:

1. I want to be able assign a key to Instruments and cycle through Instruments (Lights), Instruments (Radios)
Not Possible, best you have is all these hotkeys that I find incredibly confusing to configure.
 

2. I want to be able to in any view press Spacebar once to toggle Mouse pan and Mouse Middle button Zoom
Not Possible, I can hold space bar but zoom mousewheel doesnt work. Maybe this is just a bug?

3. I want once in any view to move a bit and press CTRL-U to save the new position
I think this is possible but its confusing because actually you just press edit mode twice. I can live with that.

4. I want to be able to toggle my mouse look mouse zoom mode with space bar (point 2) and not have crazy flickering as EZDOK tries to apply its various effects, stop overriding me, if I click (or hold) space bar let me look wherever. The current behaviour is the biggest issue I have.
Is there a way to stop the flickering and the headmovement overriding my manual panning?

Its not there, I suppose its Beta software (which I didn't know when I bought it stupidly). If someone can explain how to do the things above I will try 1 more time. The UI seriously needs tooltips, its a big improvement over v2 but jaysus coming in cold you will have no idea.

CP is so easy to use and configure albeit less realistic, it has features like "change all", so if I am in my A320 in "Pilot" view I can change a setting and right click it to Apply to any plane that has a view named Pilot.

I have bought SimStarter now and I going to experiment with trying to switch between the 2 systems (it would be great if they could work together but its impossible as far as I can tell). For GA EZDOK wins, the turbulence and effects are amazing but for airliners CP is definitely still better and more functional.

 

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1 hour ago, Dirk98 said:

Once you get the hang of it the dynamic head movement and generators system is all that matters. The rest is quite serviceable. Functionality over slickness ratio is very high indeed in EZCA but mainly thanks to the rich functionality. I'm not sure you can whittle it down to something very simple. This software deserves your study of it.

Dirk.

PS: btw most of what you requested is already there if you really dig it. 

I agree Dirk some should do their homework better lol waste of effort to tell them, because my guess is they will find something else which is missing etc...

They forgot the very long time CP was in beta lol

 

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7 hours ago, awf said:

I agree Dirk some should do their homework better lol waste of effort to tell them, because my guess is they will find something else which is missing etc...

They forgot the very long time CP was in beta lol

 

What an arrogant comment, if you have done all this homework awf and understand how it works how about helping me out with my questions instead of just laughing rudely? Do you seriously have no input other to just tell me how stupid I am and that I am not worth helping?

And who cares how long CP was in BETA it isn't now? I just spent quite a lot of money on a product in BETA that at no stage made that clear.

I'm not even asking for money back because I want to support these guys in building a great rival product. So yea I will continue to submit suggestions and questions here even if you think I am a joke.

This info is surely useful for the developers as I am pretty much the target audience they are trying to convince.

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"i want, i want, i want...."  an ooompa loompa?!! ...

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Since i'm having problems with zoom in/out functionality in CP i'm considering buying EZDOK. Does EZDOK support mapping more than one camera view onto the same button. I don't want to know a whole list of different keys for switching views, just want to use one button to cycle through inside and one for outside camera views. 

Thanks for your help.

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7 minutes ago, AndrejS said:

Since i'm having problems with zoom in/out functionality in CP i'm considering buying EZDOK. Does EZDOK support mapping more than one camera view onto the same button. I don't want to know a whole list of different keys for switching views, just want to use one button to cycle through inside and one for outside camera views. 

Thanks for your help.

Thats odd, the zoom in and out works for me in CP but not in EZDOK 😂.

I read they are working on a fix now, apparently its to do with Middle Mouse key press faking, its still not possible to toggle pan/zoom mode (as far as I can tell), you have to hold space down (or whatever key you assign to mimic Middle Mouse button).

The view switching is the same as CP. You can cycle modes (in out), then views within each mode.

If you don't mind taking a chance on BETA software then just buy it and play with it. It will take you a few hours to read the manual (which isn't complete) and set it up (for 1 plane!), but the weather and turbulence effects and head movement are significantly better than CP. 

If like me you use the mouse to look around the cockpit you will get some pretty annoying flickering back to the middle as the dynamic head movement tries to move against your mouse movements. No word on whether this will ever be fixed.

If you are only flying airliners you won't see much difference. I would also add that the uninstaller doesn't work properly, it left loads of stuff still configured in Prepar3D and I had to manually remove it all. Make sure you backup cameras/cfgs/exe and dll before you install it.

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Guys, we read all that you write and add all the wishes to the wish list.

And I do not understand the problem with the flicker described above. Perhaps there is a conflict of assignments for hatswitch in the simulator settings.

We are currently working on the cloud option (for save presets) and will fix some bugs in the keyboard polling system. The problem with using the space bar and zoom is not clear to me, it would be good to describe how you represent the correct operation of this option.

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7 hours ago, AndrejS said:

Since i'm having problems with zoom in/out functionality in CP i'm considering buying EZDOK. Does EZDOK support mapping more than one camera view onto the same button. I don't want to know a whole list of different keys for switching views, just want to use one button to cycle through inside and one for outside camera views. 

Thanks for your help.

Yes it does similar to P3D to cycle through views 😉 EZDOK has this function since V1

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3 hours ago, Nickbe said:

Guys, we read all that you write and add all the wishes to the wish list.

And I do not understand the problem with the flicker described above. Perhaps there is a conflict of assignments for hatswitch in the simulator settings.

 

Thanks great to hear and good luck. Once I get SimStarter setup and reinstall I will do a youtube video to show you the centering/flickering issue I see when MM panning and turning, could it be the Look to turn feature conflicting? 

Could well be an assigment conflict, but I did follow the forum instructions to remove my default assignment for mouselook (space bar)

3 hours ago, Nickbe said:

The problem with using the space bar and zoom is not clear to me, it would be good to describe how you represent the correct operation of this option.

2 issues (could all be my install/config). Space (as MM) only works when pressed, you can't use it as a toggle (unless I missed that option?) this is a standard feature in P3D and CP. Toggle MouseLook (MM pressed until space pressed again). This makes it easier to move about with QASD (move) and the mouse to pan/zoom (quake fps style). PS Also having to enable 'Walk around' for each view really caught me out, in my CP world every view is walk around once I press the magic space button. Just different ideology I guess but maybe worth noting in documentation/tooltips for the 'other lot'. 

The other issue which may be my config is that even when I hold down space zoom with mousewheel it doesnt work, you still have to click in MM button and roll the wheel which I find very awkward. Is this just my install?

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Hey, thanks for all your comments, i'm glad EZDOK has the cycle ability, yet there's another question that rises and that is : Middle mouse button, do i have to use it in order to zoom the view in or out? I try to stay hotas only so no keyboard or mouse if not really necessary. I'd use the rocker switch on TWCS for zooming and left and right action buttons on top of T16000M joystick to cycle inner and outer views. 

That all works in CP, but due to the overly sensitive controls (or false zoom default value), even the slightest "zoom in" movement of the rocker on TWCS makes the view zoom to the  max, making it useless to me. I'll try one more time today and then get EZDOK hoping it will be more forgiving. 

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Oh well, 

still using CP, since i've solved my zooming  problem. Rocker switch on TWCS is way to sensitive (and cannot even be calibrated) so i chose hat switch (up/down) on T16000 joystick as my zoom control and now zoom is working great. 

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