December 2017 archive

Dec 22

The Sismo GIC, ISDU, and Finally Getting it All to Work (Not Quite Perfect but Close)

Sismo GIC v4

I received my Sismo GIC v4 expansion board (daughter card) today.  So I was finally able to connect the remainder of the Sismo IRS Display Unit (ISDU) that I received per my previous posting. Physical Configuration The GIC is just a simple Printed Circuit Board expansion board with connectors attached to it.  It daisy chains …

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Dec 18

Getting to Know the Sismo IRS Display Unit (ISDU)

Here’s what you need to know about the Sismo IRS Display Unit (ISDU) if you decide to buy it as a stand-alone component for your Boeing 737 AFT Overhead. The Sismo ISDU consists of three separate modules:  Keypad module, Rotary Encoder module, and 7 Segment Display module.  It’s pretty easy to see the different modules …

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Dec 08

Sismo Soluciones IRS Display Unit (ISDU)

Today my Sismo Soluciones IRS Display Unit (ISDU) arrived from Spain.   I ordered via FedEx and it got here to Texas in about 5 days, very well packaged and with no damage that I could see. Originally I was going to build the IRS using the parts and panels I already had from my CockpitSimParts …

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