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  1. The values in the "In" field for when the handle is in max and min are 16384 and -16383, but one "step" up from -16383 is 0; the whole negative range in the "In" value is gone. For the Mixture and PropPitch there are values between 0 and -16383. If I re-enable reverser, there are values in between, but at the same time the step-size (minimal change in value for a given amount of movement) in "In" values actually changes depending on where I set the mid-point or "Idle" point.
  2. Pete, I was thoroughly confused by this behavior, that messed up my axes: I disabled the reverser area, used "Set" to enable processing, and enabled "Rev" because the Bravo Throttle sends reversed axes. For both throttles I used the "Set" buttons so Max is 16384 and Min is -16383. I know I could add a bit of "dead zone" at the ends, but this just ensures I get the whole range. If I slowly move a throttle from max down to min, in the cockpit I see it move very slowly down to about halfway between max and Idle, then on the last few millimeters on the Bravo it jumps to Idle
  3. [EDITED] Yes, I know an RTFM feels appropriate, but in my defense, the documentation was uninstalled when the installer removed FSUIPC5, and I don't see it in the FSUIPC6 installation directory. I Googled, but could not find online versions of the manual. I checked the installation in "C:\FS\FSUIPC" and the (dummy) in "<profile>\Documents\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\FSUIPC6", but then found an extra directory in "<profile>\Documents\FSUIPC6". Please don't create so many folders in separate locations, or at the least create an entry in the Start menu with a link to the documentation.
  4. Ok, I think I see what is happening here. Important point: The Bravo Throttle Quadrant has its axes reversed, so you have to do processing on it. In Prepar3D this is just adding the "Reverse" checkmark, but in FSUIPC it means you must use the calibration tab and click "Set" and "Rev". However, this also enables processing that divides the range into "Normal", "Idle", and "Reverse", which is not what you want if you use the Bravo. In the top-left of this tab there is a check-box for "No reverse zone". That fixes it!
  5. Having received my new Bravo Throttles, I started testing it with the axes registered in FSUIPC. Prepar3D 4.5 BTW. I noticed The values registered were kind of "chunked" and not consistent. If I define the throttles for a King Air C90, using the same procedure as for the Saitek Throttle Quadrants, I noticed in Prepar3D the throttles moved only for a part of the range, no matter how I set the three values in the Calibration page. For the PMDG 737 NGXu things were even stranger, where the Throttles wouldn't have any effect at all, other than moving the reversers? Next I removed the assignment, s
  6. Yesterday I lost control of my yoke. I'll admit the basic problem here is the yoke, but what happened after that is relevant. I unplugged and then re-plugged the yoke, which is my only known fix until I buy a new yoke (I guess), but although FSX accepted this treatment, FSUIPC didn't. I have the axes configured through FSUIPC and that didn't return to normal. Then I entered the "Axis assignment" tab and saw the same: FSUIPC did not respond to the yoke anymore. I also lost the button assignments. Luckily I managed to re-configure FSX to pick up the yoke, so I could finish the flight, but FS
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