Category: Sismo

Progress Update – April 12, 2018

Got a few more things done recently as more major components are coming together. STEERING TILLER I had bought a new Flightdeck Solutions (FDS) spring-loaded steering tiller a while back but had nothing to mount it to so it just sat in the box.  Now that I’m getting to the point I’m flying the sim …

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Sismo Configuration with Prosim v2.0

Strangely all my articles to date have been Sismo-related.  I think it’s because it has been the biggest challenge thus far to get working.  Very frustrating at first but the more I come to understand how their products work, the easier it gets, just like most things. Since the release of Prosim v2.0 the Sismo …

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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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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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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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