Archive for July, 2012

Slip Motors

Found a good looking source for these at a reasonable price.  Looks like they’re easily driven with the TDF5140A motor driver – the challenge is how to drive that, which needs an analogue voltage source, from something like the PhidgetLED64 which supplies a constant voltage PWM current….

Block 2

I spent last night upgrading the pit to Block 2 Unipit specification.  The Unipit has gone glass!  Major upgrades include:

I took it for a spin in DCS and the gauges are working fine in Helios, but I still have some LUA hacking to do to get the MFDs and other data displays working.  Thanks to Bear for his patience and assistance.

Apart from DCS, the pit has been getting a workout in FSX for carrier quals.  I’m using the following:

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