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Does Disconnecting/reconnecting USB devices change Joy#?

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I thought I read somewhere that if I disconnect my controllers and reconnect them in a different order later that I lose all my configurations saved for each aircraft.

I know that each usb device has a unique identifier in the usb device but is this associated with the Joy# in FSUIPC!

The reason I am asking is that I have different hardware devices for whether I am flying lanes and Helis, etc.  I could have as many as 9 different hardware setups.

I suppose I will go through a test tonight to see if changing may hardware and re-connecting it will cause assignment problems.

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13 hours ago, AFB said:

I thought I read somewhere that if I disconnect my controllers and reconnect them in a different order later that I lose all my configurations saved for each aircraft.

I know that each usb device has a unique identifier in the usb device but is this associated with the Joy# in FSUIPC!

The reason I am asking is that I have different hardware devices for whether I am flying lanes and Helis, etc.  I could have as many as 9 different hardware setups.

I suppose I will go through a test tonight to see if changing may hardware and re-connecting it will cause assignment problems.

This problem was solved in FSUIPC by allowing LETTERS to be used instead of ID Numbers. All the assignments are made to LETTERS and the [JoyNames] section in the INI file defines the relationship between possibly changing ID numbers and your assignments.

There's a chapter about this in the User Guide. Please do read it. You can either choose your own letters (e.g Y, T, R) which may be more meaningful, or let FSUIPC assign them automaticaly (A, B, C ...)

Pete

 

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Pete,

Thanks for the reminder.  I must have read it in the docs then.  I am revisiting my setup after a quit a lot of time has passed.  Will re-read the docs.

A.

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