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BM357_TinMan
05-21-2004, 09:35 PM
I have two input devices that I am trying to hook up to this particular computer.

I have the CH products Pedals and the Saitek 45.

I need to set up the dead zones on the x45 because in the center of the saitek it is too sensitive and it makes it hard as **** to fly.

Unfortuneately, as far as I can see, IL2FB only allows to set sensitivity on one input device, and that input device on my machine happens to be the pedals.

Is there anyway to force IL2FB to let me set the dead zone on the saitek WITH OUT disconnecting the pedals?

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)

BM357_TinMan
05-21-2004, 09:35 PM
I have two input devices that I am trying to hook up to this particular computer.

I have the CH products Pedals and the Saitek 45.

I need to set up the dead zones on the x45 because in the center of the saitek it is too sensitive and it makes it hard as **** to fly.

Unfortuneately, as far as I can see, IL2FB only allows to set sensitivity on one input device, and that input device on my machine happens to be the pedals.

Is there anyway to force IL2FB to let me set the dead zone on the saitek WITH OUT disconnecting the pedals?

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)

ruekesj
05-21-2004, 09:55 PM
tin man

your stick is not to sensitive in the center, it's just the default setup in the conf,ini file in FB for axies on more than one input device.

i also have both CH pro pedals and an X-45

just open up the file conf.ini( use notepad ) inside the main folder of IL2:FB scroll down until you find the header [rts_joystick]
there you will see the settings for all axis. the numbers are values for joystick position. find the two lines:
1X1=0 100 100 100 etc...
1Y1=0 100 100 etc...

change the values to match the X and Y settings in the first two lines (or tinker with it until you're happy)

mine looks like this:
[rts_joystick]
X=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Y=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Z=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
RZ=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
FF=0
U=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
V=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
1X=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
1Y=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
1Z=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1X1=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
1Y1=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
1RX1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RZ1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1U1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1V1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0

some of the axis values i don't use so i don't bother with them. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
hope this helps

BM357_TinMan
05-21-2004, 10:28 PM
Holy ****!!! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

That is exactly what I was looking for.

It now actually feals a little "sluggish" though.

I wonder if there is somewhere that details what each of those are and what each number represents.

Thank you very much for your help. It was almost impossible to fly the way it was.

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)

T_O_A_D
05-21-2004, 10:49 PM
This is what you have in config file when you have the X-45 and CH Pro USB pedal combination.
At least this is true for T_O_A_D's machine with Win XP Pro.

If yours is different then set one line at a time to all zeros. Save file then start game and find out which axis is now dead. Once you know which line affect what axis your on your way.



[rts_joystick]
X=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Y=0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 0
Z=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
RZ=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
FF=0
U=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
V=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0
1X=0 0 0 0 13 30 46 59 70 84 100 0 -------------------Left Toe Brake ID1 CH Pro USB
1Y=0 0 0 0 13 30 46 59 70 84 100 0 -------------------Right Toe Brake ID1 CH Pro USB
1Z=0 35 41 48 56 67 76 82 89 95 100 0 ----------------Yaw ID1 CH Pro USB
1X1=0 13 21 28 39 53 65 77 88 96 100 0 ---------------Roll ID2 X-45
1Y1=0 22 28 37 45 54 65 77 88 97 100 0 ---------------Pitch ID2 X-45
1RX1=0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 --------------Front rotary ID2 X-45
1RZ1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0 -----Rudder Rocker ID2 X-45
1U1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0 ------Throttle ID2 X-45
1V1=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0 ------Thumb Rotary ID2 X-45q
1RX=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1RZ=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1U=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0
1V=0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 0

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BM357_TinMan
05-22-2004, 08:07 AM
Thanks both of you guys.

This has been/will be a great help.

I've had this Saitek over a year and never use it because I didn't want to take the time to try to figure out how to set the thing up in FB.

Maybe now, I can get it to work and save my M$SWFFB considering they are no long purchasable.

Again, you help is greatly appreciated.

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)

BM357_TinMan
05-22-2004, 09:45 AM
Well,

Now I can't seem to get the pitch to go all the way to zero and 100%.

I consistantly get 10% and 88%.

I'm not sure which numbers to manipulate to make it work.

I'm pretty sure that it is a calibration problem, but no mater how many times I calibrate, it doesn't seem to get any better.

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)

BM357_TinMan
05-22-2004, 09:57 AM
I got it.

I figured out the maximum distance of travel, then in calibration, I held just shy of it, and that got it.

Woo hoo

Now I am going to go and give it a try.

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
www.bm357.com (http://www.bm357.com)