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  Topic: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
OmniAtlas

Replies: 4
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PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:52 pm   Subject: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
Hello -- looks like grounding from the pedestal didn't work as planned because this was shorting out the backlight to the pedestal.

I have determined that when the IBL-DIM slave link is attached fr ...
  Topic: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
OmniAtlas

Replies: 4
Views: 4375

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:46 am   Subject: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
Update --- well sorted it out, looks like the DZUS rails were all charged up, so grounded it to the computer and all sorted out now.

Thanks, cheers!
  Topic: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
OmniAtlas

Replies: 4
Views: 4375

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 6:20 am   Subject: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
You can try and ground the MIP to the Computer. Could be back feeding thru the cables.

Also make sure that any of the VGA and USB cables are not near any electrical wires.

Will try and get back ...
  Topic: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
OmniAtlas

Replies: 4
Views: 4375

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:15 am   Subject: MCDU Electrical interference (ground loop)
Hello,

Looks like I may have a ground loop somewhere -- electrical interference on the MCDU.

When I remove one of the 5v supplying one of my pedestal panels the fuzzy lines go away. When I remo ...
  Topic: P3D nav update
OmniAtlas

Replies: 5
Views: 3909

PostForum: Open Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:20 am   Subject: P3D nav update
The updated MagVar data (2016) for FSX and P3D can be downloaded here --

http://www.aero.sors.fr/navaids.html
  Topic: Proper Power Supply
OmniAtlas

Replies: 13
Views: 15089

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:04 pm   Subject: Proper Power Supply
Hi Ben,

5V Power Supply (Commercial Quality):

Make sure the wire you are using is a big enough gauge wire to supply the amperage required. We use 10 gauge wire on our 5VDC.

Thanks Steve, I wi ...
  Topic: Proper Power Supply
OmniAtlas

Replies: 13
Views: 15089

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:11 pm   Subject: Proper Power Supply
All panels have different amount of bulbs changing the amperage.

In a MIP and you use 2 Dimmers (Divided between CA and FO like the real aircraft) only 1 dimmer per side.

Pedestal I would use 1 ...
  Topic: MCDU and Aerosoft airbus
OmniAtlas

Replies: 3
Views: 2955

PostForum: FDS - Interface Products   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:43 am   Subject: Re: MCDU and Aerosoft airbus
Hello

Waiting for 1. the FS Labs 2. more budget for buying more components building my cockpit :

Is there a software or any means to use the FDS MCDU with Aerosoft Airbus ?

Thank you

FSL ...
  Topic: FlightSimKL VR visit (FDS equipped!)
OmniAtlas

Replies: 1
Views: 1762

PostForum: Open Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:30 am   Subject: FlightSimKL VR visit (FDS equipped!)
This is very cool -- google maps allows you to do a virtual visit of FlightSimKL --

https://goo.gl/nSQXUz

You can click around and enter the flight simulator -- both the A320 and Jetmax 737, and ...
  Topic: Project started
OmniAtlas

Replies: 143
Views: 50348

PostForum: FDS Customer Project Updates   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:09 pm   Subject: Project started
Got all the wiring in the MIP done and tidied up as well as modifying and re-printing the covers for the ibl dim-dist boards and the Flight Illusion controler to include vent holes as per Jacks sugges ...
  Topic: Which Monitor(s) Should I Buy
OmniAtlas

Replies: 6
Views: 6158

PostForum: Open Discussion   Posted: Tue May 17, 2016 3:13 am   Subject: Re: Which Monitor(s) Should I Buy
Have you considered an ultra short throw projector? I am using the LG pf1000u and it's great - 100" at 38 cm.
  Topic: FDS-SYS ground wiring
OmniAtlas

Replies: 8
Views: 7253

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 7:23 am   Subject: FDS-SYS ground wiring
Not sure if FDS is still offering wiring harnesses for purchase but I'd HIGHLY recommend buying one if so. After hearing how long it was taking people to wire theirs and looking at the spaghetti I ha ...
  Topic: FDS-SYS ground wiring
OmniAtlas

Replies: 8
Views: 7253

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 2:27 am   Subject: FDS-SYS ground wiring
Works on Inputs and Outputs up to 8 per 10 pin connector on the SYS Card.
Do NOT cross connect other switches or LED's from other 10 pin connectors.

On your MIP the 3 Autobrake switches could be w ...
  Topic: FDS-SYS ground wiring
OmniAtlas

Replies: 8
Views: 7253

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 7:13 am   Subject: FDS-SYS ground wiring
Cheers Jamie -- from my understanding it would also be possible just to make a pigtail of all the grounds, and connect it to all the input ground wires.
  Topic: FDS-SYS ground wiring
OmniAtlas

Replies: 8
Views: 7253

PostForum: FDS Support   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 7:48 pm   Subject: FDS-SYS ground wiring
Hello,

My FDS Sys board wiring is a mess and I would like to clean it up and make it neat.

I read from one of Peters post it is possible to loop the grounds together - woud this mean wiring eac ...
 
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