Spoiler/wind brake problem

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memeyer
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Spoiler/wind brake problem

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The spoiler/wind brake on my 737 was working correctly. NOW, it only shows fully re-tracted OR fully extended. The numbers in FSUIPC are -16283 OR +16283. Nothing in between. I had to re-solder the connections, any idea what I did wrong. The slide POT has two terminals on the left end and one terminal on the right end.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
THANKS!
Malcolm

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Post by Jetcos »

Who makes the throttle?

Need much more info here.

You also need to assign the Null Zone for the "Speedbrake Armed" That is the middle settings in FSUIPC.
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memeyer
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Post by memeyer »

Throttle by Throttletek. The problem with setting the center (which I have done before in FSUIPC) is that there IS NO number movement sequentially from - to +. The POT just jumps from negative 16383 to positive 16383.

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Post by jackpilot »

Wrong pot
Faulty pot
Wrong connections
???
Jack
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Post by Jetcos »

Use the Windows Game Controller to see the range of the pot. If it jumps like you described it is likely defective.

Calibrate and check.
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