Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

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Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by klisura » 21 Jan 2018, 17:53

Hello,

I'd like to connect a potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X USB card, in order to dimmer pfd display brightness in aerosoft a320.
But in spad.next I can set each entry as switch on/off, simple button or pushbutton.
How can I use the potentiometer for dimmering?

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Re: Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by Oz Flyer » 22 Jan 2018, 00:07

Hi Fabrizio,
You would use one of the 8 analog inputs more info is on there web site.

http://www.leobodnar.com/shop/index.php ... cts_id=180
Then click on the Instructions tab.
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Re: Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by klisura » 22 Jan 2018, 10:48

Thank you Oz, I was wondering how to operate on spad.next side. What kind of action should I use?

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Re: Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by Robs » 17 Jun 2019, 18:27

The potentiometer will appear as an axis in spad.next which you can control a slider and will give a value of -16384 to +16384 depending on position.
You will need to find the dimming variable of the a320 and then use the axis value and adjust this to the span and direction of the dimming variable.
It will take some time looking thru the simconnect, fsuipc or LVAR variables to find the right one!
Also spad has some other axis tricks like range so you can set discrete steps or position eg turn off is axis below -16000

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Re: Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by klisura » 17 Jun 2019, 18:33

Robs wrote:
17 Jun 2019, 18:27
The potentiometer will appear as an axis in spad.next which you can control a slider and will give a value of -16384 to +16384 depending on position.
You will need to find the dimming variable of the a320 and then use the axis value and adjust this to the span and direction of the dimming variable.
It will take some time looking thru the simconnect, fsuipc or LVAR variables to find the right one!
Also spad has some other axis tricks like range so you can set discrete steps or position eg turn off is axis below -16000
Thank you Rob, my message was posted time ago. Meanwhile, I figured out how to use the potentiometer
Thank you again!

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Re: Potentiometer with Leobodnar BU0836X

Post by Robs » 18 Jun 2019, 10:29

I saw it was but just in case.
Glad you figured it.

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