[jhb_airlines] Re: B350

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 19:24:48 +0100

Is this the serial port unit? If so it may work with a serial to USB
adaptor.. I use one of these for the CH pedals.






From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alastair
Sent: 20 August 2008 18:39
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: B350


Just out of interest is anyone using the CH yoke (analogue), with Vista, or
is this a big no no, now, with regards  to Vista's support of the gameport.


Gerry Winskill wrote: 

Yes, they are quite different. 

One single Saitek quadrant will only provide controls for a single prop, or
a twin jet. To get flexibillity across types you really need a pair; which I
illogically acquired... 

OTOH they are really well made and have a very nice feel to them. The
graduated positions agree exactly with FSX's reading of them, via the
Percent Thrust gage wot I made. 

Reports on the Saitek yoke are also excellent but I've got used to my button
assignments on my ageing CH Yoke, so I'm too lazy to upgrade. 

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