Microsoft's Flight Simulator
FS2000, FS2002 & FS2004
* Just Plug Interface into USB Port
Interface sensed as USB Joystick
* Add Up to 8
* Use Flight Sim 'Settings' to Assign
* Uses Standard USB Connector
* NO Outside
* Easy Programming
Dramatically Increase the
realism of your Cessna 172 flight by adding outboard control panels in
place of point and click Mouse or keyboard input.
You can EASILY
Add 8 Toggle Switches to your Microsoft Flight Simulator
FS2000, FS2002, FS2004, FSX, X-Plane
Sense the realism of flipping a toggle
switch to turn your 'Fuel Pump' On or Off.
Or press a Button to
Display you GPS or Radio Shack on-screen.
With this 'Avionics Switch Panel',
you can do just
The USB Interface is mounted in an eye pleasing
Gray Plastic case.
The USB Cable is Approx. 8.0 feet
Testing Your Interface (Windows
After unwraping your Switch Panel, you
might want to test the device on your computer to make sure of its
operation and its compatibility with your OS. In this example, I'll use
a computer running Windows XP. With your computer Booted-up; LEFT click
on the icon located at the bottom left half corner of
the screen; then bring the cursor to CONTROL PANEL (Left
With the Control Panel showing, click
on GAME CONTROLLERS as seen below.
clicked, you will now be greeted with a list of USB Joystick
Controllers. The one we are interested in at the present time is USB
JOYSTICK. Click to highlight this Item.
Then by Clicking PROPERTIES a new window will
Now Flip each of the 8 Toggle Switches. Not
only will the LED Light but you will see a 1/4 second flash of the
corresponding "RED" Button.
The #17, 18, 19, 20 Buttons can be activated by
installing the optional Parking Brake or
Carb Heat Controller.
NOTE: Buttons 9 to 16
not used - for future expansion
Installing the Interface to the FS2002
and RUN your Copy of FS2002 (or FS2004)
When Runing CLICK on
CLICK on 'Assignments'
Then CLICK on 'Joystick' and DELETE any
Default settings made by FS2002 (or FS2004)
Finally, CLICK on 'Buttons/Keys' and DELETE
any Default settings made by FS2002 (or FS2004)
Now using Flight
Simulator's 'ASSIGN' window assign the 10 buttons now connected to the
INTERFACE to any function listed in the 'Settings/Assign'
For users of FSUIPC, the Avionics Switch Panel can
also be programmed to any of the 100+ functions found with
That's all there
is to it!