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    AP elevator trip indicator

    I have an AFS4500, VPX and a Digiflight II autopilot. The autopilot works well in all modes, but what it doesn't tell me how much I need to trim the elevator when it levels off at altitude. The...
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    On the GTN ARINC 429 IN diagnostics page, I’m...

    On the GTN ARINC 429 IN diagnostics page, I’m getting:
    - Label field. 121, 104, 320, 314, 000, 117, etc
    - SSM field. 00 or 11
    - Data field. 1’s and 0’s
    - SDI field. Always 00

    When GTN is...
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    chardks, We haven't been able to connect via...

    chardks, We haven't been able to connect via telephone. Can you or someone else at AFS give me an idea where to start my troubleshooting? Attached is how I have the GTN650 and AFS4500 ARINC 429 wired...
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    That’s good info. I’ll try that next time I fly...

    That’s good info. I’ll try that next time I fly and let you know.
    Update: Both tests failed. I have a feeling it is a wiring issue. I’ll double check the connections and let you know the results.
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    No, not the green circle. The GPS version of the...

    No, not the green circle. The GPS version of the glide slope indicator.
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    LPV glide path indicator

    I have a GTN 650 GPS/COM connected to my AFS4500. When I tune an ILS, I can get the glide slope indicator to show up on the 4500 display, but the glide path indicator won
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    I finally made my first flight three weeks ago....

    I finally made my first flight three weeks ago. For the first five flights, my transponder displayed the correct pressure altitude. During the last four flights, the transponder showed an up or down...
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    I’m not sure which setting I changed that fixed...

    I’m not sure which setting I changed that fixed this problem as I was working another issue, but I’m happy to say both problems are fixed. Thanks for reaching out to me.
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    Updated GTN software, now AFS4500 says no GPS

    I just updated my GTN software because it was not working with my updated GTX330ES software. Now I get NO GPS is on the AFS 4500. Is there a compatibility issue with GTN 650 Software Version 6.41?...
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    Awesome, thanks!

    Awesome, thanks!
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    In the AFS Install manual, it says I can use the...

    In the AFS Install manual, it says I can use the EFIS can act as an altitude encoder on Serial
    Port 2.

    I wired my Serial Ports per your suggestion.

    I will soon be putting the forward top...
  12. Thread: OAT and GTX 330

    by MarkM
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    Thanks. I should have looked in the GTX330...

    Thanks. I should have looked in the GTX330 install manual. I didn't see it in there either.

    Mark
  13. Thread: OAT and GTX 330

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    OAT and GTX 330

    Will my AFS-4500 pass OAT data to the GTX330? I plan on connecting them together using serial port #1. Or do I need a second OAT for the XPDR?

    Thanks,

    Mark
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    That's great.

    That's great.
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    Just one screen. I'm building an RV-8 so there is...

    Just one screen. I'm building an RV-8 so there is no room for a second screen.


    In the data output section for the ARINC 429 in the GTN 650 manual, it lists the labels for ARINC 429, but it also...
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    Serial port choices

    I have the following devices I need to connect to the 4500 through the serial ports:
    - GTN 650 (GPS/Nav/Com)
    - SL-30 (Nav/Com)
    - VP-X (electronic circuit breaker)
    - ARINC 429 module
    - GTX 330...
  17. Thread: Fuel Pump Light

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    Just what I was looking for. Thanks.

    Just what I was looking for. Thanks.
  18. Thread: Fuel Pump Light

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    Fuel Pump Light

    I plan on putting a switch on my stick grip to turn on/off my fuel pump through a vertical Power VP-X Pro. Since there isn't a visual cue (the physical position of the switch) to tell me if the pump...
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    EFIS Expansion Connector

    I must be missing something since everyone else can figure out how to connect the ARINC 429 module to the EFIS Expansion Connector, but I am struggling.

    The manual says the pin arrangement for the...
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