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doogerie
03-08-2010, 04:41 AM
has anyone else tryed it i am making my own throtal controle.

ytareh
03-08-2010, 10:46 AM
Yes ,try a search of username Julian265 and Im sure there are many others too including one guy who amde a very nifty mini throttle and stick for his laptop.

Urufu_Shinjiro
03-08-2010, 12:06 PM
Look here:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...9310655/m/5271012437 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/49310655/m/5271012437)

bolox00
03-08-2010, 12:12 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...9310655/m/5271012437 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/49310655/m/5271012437)
might have a few ideas
unfortunately Hammy seems to have eaten part1 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

julian265
03-08-2010, 03:45 PM
Here's my simple 'throttle', consisting of a car's electric mirror and window control, and 5 potentiometers (pots).

http://www.jpfiles.com/hardware/tq.jpg

However I'd like to make some levers before BoB comes out...

I use a BU0836A to read the axes and buttons, and send them to windows/games.

Pots are needed if you want more than 90 degrees of angular travel (without gearing), and hall effect sensors/magnets have their own advantages (no wear, no spiking, adjustable sensitivity) if you want angular travel certainly below 90 degrees, and preferably below 45.

The link below has a rough guide for using hall effect sensors.