Can I download a panel from Simvim and use that panel for my controls on a computer ruinning simvim while the non instrument display runs on yet another computer running X Plane?

Background:

I have an Arduino configured by Simvim running X Plane and taking input from a Yoke, Pedals, rudder and throttle, etc. It works fine under X Plane 11. No problems with setup or wiring the Arduino. Great stuff! I have to complement the Simvim folks on the analog calibration function, which Air Manager does not have.

What I would like to do is to run instrument panel on the computer running simvim and have the only the instruments display on that computer, which is a touch screen. The flight display I would like on the second or slave computer.

I tried Air Manager in this situation but Air Manager and Simvim won't work together, at least while they both are attempting to control the Arduino.

I already know how to get two computers networked running X Plane and have tested that out.

So, finally, with background out of the way, my question is: Can I download a panel from Simvim and use that panel for my controls on a toouch screen computer ruinning simvim while the non instrument display runs on yet another computer running X Plane?
Jun 3 in General Questions by

1 Answer

SimVimPanel needs to be run on a different computer from the one running SimVimCockpit plugin. If you have 2 computers running X-Plane, yes, you can try having the plugin on one of them and SimVimPanel on the other.

- Roman
Jun 4 by
Thank you for your reply.

I do have 2 computers running X Plane. One is running SimVimCockpit and one is running SimVimPanel. However, my last issue is that even though the computers are running X Plane at the same time and I have the one running SimVimCockpit as master, when I start up SimVimPanel on the other computer, the panel instruments have no connection to the flight. I have not found documentation as to how to make the SimVimPanel part of the flight.

Regards

Tom
After the plugin establishes connection with an Arduino or SimVimPanel, it stops searching for new network connections after some time (then you start SimVimPanel, but it doesn't connect because the plugin has already stopped searching for new connections). After the panel has started, go to the plugin menu and click "Hardware Reconnect". Then it will connect to both Arduino and SimVimPanel.

- Roman
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