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by Sling
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:11 am
Forum: Air Manager Bug Reports
Topic: Receiving multiple messages from message port
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Receiving multiple messages from message port

Hi, Thanks lonespace. Upon reading again I think I latched onto the idea that you wouldn’t do what the OP is doing and convinced myself it was therefore within the same instrument. Either way both are flawed. With that in mind, on to the original question. You shouldn’t be trying to communicate with...
by Sling
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Air Manager Bug Reports
Topic: Receiving multiple messages from message port
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Receiving multiple messages from message port

Hi,

Your example is not 2 instruments as you state but 2 message port links added to the same instrument. Why are you adding the same message port link twice. Just pass the data via one only.
by Sling
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Cockpit building
Topic: Rotary encoders and other with Raspberry Pi and Arduino Mega
Replies: 15
Views: 556

Re: Rotary encoders and other with Raspberry Pi and Arduino Mega

This may be a dumb question: All I need to do to prepare a Raspberry Pi Pico for Airmanager is, start Airmanager and use it to transfer the needed standard program image into the Pico. And for that I have to press the Boot Select button on the Pico while connecting the USB cable of the Pico. Right?...
by Sling
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Lua and API Scripting Help
Topic: Course Deviation line in 'dots'
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Course Deviation line in 'dots'

JackZ, Why this tone. This is generally not like you. Surprised to say the least. I answered the question actually. Yes the trig method can be and is used was my answer. I offered the extra information as it just so happens I came across the animation problem recently. When I posted I was not at my ...
by Sling
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: Lua and API Scripting Help
Topic: Course Deviation line in 'dots'
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Course Deviation line in 'dots'

Yep a bit of trig maths is how it’s done in a few instruments. Take a look at the store instruments to see exactly how it’s done. A word of caution though. If you plan to use the new animation features the trig method produces some weird cdi bar movements while in transition. I’ve recently come up w...
by Sling
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: Cockpit building
Topic: Rotary encoders and other with Raspberry Pi and Arduino Mega
Replies: 15
Views: 556

Re: Rotary encoders and other with Raspberry Pi and Arduino Mega

Hi Detlef, Generally I would say things will be fine whichever way you go but the proof is in the pudding as the saying goes. My initial thoughts. The Pico boards are cheap so pick one up and trial it if you have concerns to see how it performs. Some USB hubs can cause problems so unless someone can...
by Sling
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Arduino
Topic: Airmanager and LCD1602
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Airmanager and LCD1602

No worries. Glad you got it sorted.
by Sling
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: General Instrument Help
Topic: Does switch_add have a size limit
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Does switch_add have a size limit

2 things to check. Did you adjust the instrument size to compensate for the larger images. I suspect the parking brake you are basing this on is quite small. These can be adjusted by clicking the Info button along the top ribbon. Are both the images the same size 208 width by 778 height. If one of t...
by Sling
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Arduino
Topic: Airmanager and LCD1602
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Airmanager and LCD1602

Fermin, Your code looks ok as a first up test to see how it works. What did you do with R/W for the AM test. If you left it disconnected this is why nothing is working. It needs to connect from the LCD to ground (write). I also assume you have any other connections such as power, brightness control ...
by Sling
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: General Instrument Help
Topic: MSFS Instrument and Panel Help
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: MSFS Instrument and Panel Help

That are good news. - In connection with this, also a “launch date filter” would be very useful. To quickly find new items and updates. - Or a forum directory for his? The current directory “Under development and finished work” Instrument Building Support may be good for Discussion, but is a little...