Common Anode Wiring (Arduino)

Common Anode Wiring (Arduino)

The Arduino interface board is usually wired up with a common ground with switching perform on the outputs (+5 VDC). When working with OEM equipment this arrangement can be the opposite – korries on the panels are wired up with a common anode (+5 VDC), and switching performed with ground. With incandescent bulbs this does … Continue reading

ProSim 1.21 Release

ProSim 1.21 Release

March 15 2019 Release. It is unusual for the ProSim development team to release a numbered version during the middle of the month. There are significant bug fixes involving aircraft rotation and FBW. March 15 2019 Release version 1.21==================================NOTE: Requires .NET Version 4.7.2 or newer! FMS:– Improvements in takeoff trim setting making rotation with normal … Continue reading

MCDU CRT Simulation

MCDU CRT Simulation

The Thales MCDU unit uses a CRT for its display function. To convert the unit the CRT was substituted with an LCD; an advance display type, smaller, thinner in profile and lighter in weight. To simulate the CRT a fitted glass is mounted on top of the LCD. There are some challenges – The silver … Continue reading