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  1. oemlegoem

    BU0836X USB Cable Pinout

    This is a BU0836A board. I suppose similar to the X board. The larger picture shows signal line description and wire color. This might help. http://www.leobodnar.com/shop/index.php?main_page=popup_image_additional&pID=219&pic=0&products_image_large_additional=images/BU0836A-NC-01.jpg
  2. Use the Leo Bodnar BU0836A board. It is very easy. http://www.leobodnar.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=94&products_id=204&zenid=71abc2234223ffc4b7b6b4471daf65ac The standard recommendation with this board is to use a 10kOhm potentiometer. Use a linear potentiometer. In order to get the highest amount of resolution from the BU0836A, choose a potentiometer with a rotation range closest to what you need. Example: if you need 30degrees, and the potentiometer has 300degrees, then you use only 1/10 of the resolution of the 12bit 4096step controller. That is 409 steps. Not bad, but a potentiometer with less rotation would have higher resolution, more steps. There are different materials used inside the potentiometer: carbon, cermet, conductive plastic. Avoid carbon, I would prefer conductive plastic. There is a large range in quality. Check expected life in the datasheet. If you want to increase quality: use a hall position sensor. Hall sensors have longer life because no sliding contacts are used. http://www.ttelectronics.com/sensors/rotary-position-sensors-magnetic-hall-effect/single-turn-non-contacting-hall-effect-position-sensors Or this as an alternative https://www.bourns.com/docs/product-datasheets/ams22b.pdf With these hall sensors, also choose a degree of rotation close to what you need.
  3. There is new info on the facebook website from FlyHoneycomb. "Apologies for being offline for a while, we're using all our resources to get the products ready for mass production. Here's an update on the product development. As mentioned in an earlier post we had to evaluate the components in the yoke. Our factory partner, which has over 15 years of experience in making flight simulation equipment, tested several different sliding mechanisms on ball bearings which you can see in the image below and all performed as well as the original design, with significant cost saving. They have also successfully tested fiber reinforced polymer instead of aluminum for the mechanical housing which further reduces cost as well. Read more about the material here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibre-reinforced_plastic On the Throttle quadrant, we have received a lot of requests to add a TO/GA button and we're trying to incorporate that into the design as well as adding motorized function to the trim wheel. We had to take another look at the mounting system as well. The nano-suction system has proven to be too strong, so while not abandoning the system, we're looking to find a way where you can remove the yoke without ripping your desk apart. It is literally that strong. I know a lot of you are growing impatient, so are we, but this is not an easy project and it's taking more time than expected. We're basically trying to make a $1000 yoke for less than $200 and it's proven difficult but not impossible. With the updates above, together with a reduced margin for retail and lowered profit goals we're able to maintain a $199 price point. We firmly believe that the community deserves well made reasonably priced yoke and trottle solution that isn't 15 year old technology. If you contact us, have patience. We don't have support staff yet, but at launch we'll have in house tech support people for North/South America. For Europe, tech support will be handles by Aerosoft so you will be in good hands. Thank you for your patience." https://de-de.facebook.com/FlyHoneycomb/
  4. See here a website with a pre-order August/September 2018 release date. https://www.avworld.ca/honeycomb-honeycomb-alpha-flight-controls.html
  5. What is the purpose of having two independent switches 2 x 2-way rocker switch, operating simultaneously? As far as I know, for a trimming function, a SPDT (single pole double throw) switch is used, with a (mom)-off-(mom) function, which recenters when released..
  6. I think that is an interpretation just from the look of the picture. My interpretation is that the indent in the switch indicates the thumb position, which would show that the right rocker switch operates horizontally. As is confirmed by flyhoneycomb. I do not want to take this too serious. What about betting a beer? I hope to meet you sometime and lose gracefully.
  7. I think the confusion on facebook is as big as it is here on avsim. The market communication from flyhoneycomb on April 26 states that the switch on the right operates horizontally. The switch on the left is rotated 90degrees and operates therefore vertically. It is the interpretation from facebook users that is different. But this was never confirmed by flyhoneycomb! The look from the switch is deceiving. What strengthens my interpretation is the indent in the switch , which is meant for the thumb position. From the picture, you can then see that the switch on the left operates vertically. Can anyone look at those details , and confirm, or not confirm?
  8. I really don't get all the comments about the trim switch on the left. Read the facebook comments: "rotate the right 2 x 2-way rocker switch to operate horizontally" The switch on the right operates horizontally. Then look at the picture. The trim switch on the left is rotated 90degrees. So the trim switch on the left operates vertically. So it is correct for pitch trim.
  9. I don't get this. It was said that the right switch operates horizontally. Looking at the picture, that means that the left switch operates vertically.
  10. Or another suggestion. Get a curved 34" or 35" UWQHD 3440x1440 as center monitor, and use the existing acer's as side panels (left and right), where resolution matters less.
  11. Hallo Mitch Please also have a look at the resolution. The Acer is 22" 16:10 1680x1050. That is 90pixels per vertical inch. The Samsung is 49" 32:9 3840x1080. That is 81pixels per vertical inch. So the Samsung has lower resolution per inch. Most people tend to have higher resolution when buying a new monitor. That is why the 21:9 34" and 35" 3440x1440 are getting more popular. Be aware of this and decide what is important for you.
  12. oemlegoem

    Off-On-On micro toggle switches

    Hello Stinger Thanks for the feedback. I still have problems to understand why the NKK M2027 switch would not work with the Leo Bodnar board. Have a look at the spec sheet , page A56 http://www.nkkswitches.com/pdf/MtogglesBushing.pdf Position down: connected 2-3-5-6: use 2-6 Position Center: connected 2-3-5-4: use 2-4 Position Up: connected 2-1 5-4: use 2-1 So the connections used are for the different positions: down 2-6, center 2-4 and up 2-1. So I would use 2 as the common ground connection. Can you please look at this? Also, what other brand did you see on Ebay? Thanks for the help.
  13. oemlegoem

    Off-On-On micro toggle switches

    I am also looking for a off-on-(mom) switch. purpose is to use it for the magneto function in an Cessna 172SP. The functions would then be off-magneto+Ron-start. I do not really understand what the problem was in the previous posts. But what I am looking for seems to be very similar. I had seen following switch M2027 from NKK as a possibility. Following is a link to the data sheet: http://www.nkkswitches.com/pdf/MtogglesBushing.pdf Would the NKK M2027 be suitable for me, if I do not connect the 1-out pin? Thanks for the help.