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Pete.....I have a question. I have a registered version of FSUIPC. I use it with FS2004. I am thinking of purchasing the Honeycomb Throttle Quadrant. My question is, can I use the throttle quadrant using FSUIPC settings? Are there settings in FSUIPC that will control the autopilot functions on the throttle quadrant? Hope to hear from you.

 

                                                                              Eric Hutchinson

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  • John Dowson changed the title to FSUIPC with Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant
2 minutes ago, Eric Hutchinson said:

My question is, can I use the throttle quadrant using FSUIPC settings?

FSUIPC is device independent, so you can use it with any HID joystick type device.
Note that the Honeycomb Bravo has button numbers outside of FSUIPCs 32 button limit. To program the extra buttons, you will need to use a lua script. There is one available for this for the Bravo from here: 

 

4 minutes ago, Eric Hutchinson said:

Are there settings in FSUIPC that will control the autopilot functions on the throttle quadrant?

FSUIPC just  access to the events provided by MSFS, together with some additional ones that it adds. There are various events to control autopilot functions, some work in some aircraft and not in others. There is a list of available events generated and stored in your FSUIPC7 documents folder.
You just have to try to see what works. There are also additional events/controls that you can use that are provided by the MobiFlight WASM module (together with event files that you add to FSUIPC so that it knows about these events). This adds additional events for the G1000, G3000, GNS530, and KAP140. For details, see 

 and 

 

There seem to be plenty of Bravo users using FSUIPC7, so maybe they can help or advise on how to configure the Bravo for a specific aircraft. But is should be no different configuring it compared to any other autopilot or button box - to FSUIPC its just a collection of buttons and axes

John

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Sorry, Pete just pointed out that you are using FS2004 and not MSFS, so ignore the above about MSFS and WASM.
You should be able to use the FS2004 events, but having never used that I don't know what AP controls are available.
I'm not even sure if lua is available in FSUIPC3 (Pete can confirm or not) as I've never used it, but if not then you may have difficulty programming buttons outside of the 32 button limit.

John

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1 hour ago, John Dowson said:

I'm not even sure if lua is available in FSUIPC3 (Pete can confirm or not)

Yes. it is, and it even includes the Com/Hid facilities.

But Eric should know that FSUIPC3 is no longer supported, so whilst we can answer some questions, ones like this, mostly we would not be able to help.

Pete

 

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