I made a video on how I used a Leo Bodnar BU0836X to replace the controller boards in my 2 Saitek TQs and combine them into a single unit. Plus I added the B737 handles (pro version) that have the AT/TOGA and Reversers in the handles....needed more buttons for those and thought might as well just mod the whole thing.
I have them in a "throttle box" that puts them on the angle like a 737 would be. Also I Mod the box so that I could add some additional Switches and a Rotary encoder to house a trim wheel (knob for now need to 3D Print the wheel). Best of all this board has 12-Bit Resolution for the AXIS which it has 8 of....This give a much larger step range than what the original Saitek Board can do. Giving much finer detail on things like Throttles, Prop and Mixture adjustments.
Well worth the money to give some longer life and functionality to the boxes....
Here is the video that I made along with Programming in Spad.Next to show how it is just like any other "Joystick" controller.
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Thanks SPAD.neXt for giving us an awesome platform to build on.
I built my own throttle before I got a nice 737 one last year at the Birmingham flight sim show and will check out your video when I get home from my day job