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Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pdtofly
This is what Justin asked from me.

This is what Justin asked from me and my responses.

Does this happen on every flight? Yes

What mobile devices are you using to connect? Model number and software versions will be helpful. IPhone6...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Pdtofly
Me too have on

Ulf,

Luck would have it, I just removed a working A413A-HDA-DF-14 a couple of days ago for a FlyLED’s Works kit in my plane, and was looking at selling my Whelen Strobe system. I too have the two...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-03-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pdtofly
What info do you want?

Justin,

What info do you want?

Can you put a list together so we can fill in for you.

I do really like my 245, and I can get the Bluetooth working only after I turn it off, then back on.

What I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-02-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pdtofly
I have tried both Iphone and Samsung

Nope, I have tried both the Samsung and iPhone and get the same results. The GMA 245 controls the phone, but no audio. Sometimes it does work, but the next day, no

Glad to hear it just is not me....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Pdtofly
Get the Whelen connectors on eBay.

cwilkins,

Go to eBay, and type in 10x 3 A441 and 10x 3 A442. These are the Whelen male and female connectors. $4.00 plus shipping from China for 10 of each type. ACS wants $17 for just one...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-01-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pdtofly
Me too

I have a GMA245 and I too have a problem with Bluetooth audio.

It connects, and I can start and stop music with the 245, but no audio. Sometimes it works fine, and other times no audio.

The unit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Pdtofly
GMA 340

Hello,

Did you accidentally put the audio panel in split mode. Press and hold COM 1 and 2 at the same time to canx split mode.

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Pdtofly
Letís not forget RTS and RNO

We have a few up at Stead too, including a couple of RV4ís on steroids, AKA Harmon Rockets.

If you come up on Saturday, there is someone with one around somewhere.

Let us know when you might come...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-22-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,658
Posted By Pdtofly
No Harrison Ford

Better not be Harrison Ford.

I heard/read the FAA grounded him and he is under investigation after his last screwup.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Pdtofly
Pull the pitot heat CB

Carlos,

Turn the system ON with the switch, then pull the pitot heat CB, and the controller with change the output state to a ground, and your widget should turn the opposite color from when the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-14-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Pdtofly
I will take it

Vern,

I will take it if you still have in when the border opens up.

If you want to get rid of it sooner, I will pay the shipping charges. I am in Reno.

Let me know at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-11-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Pdtofly
FS: Dynon D-10A

I have a new, but never installed, Dynon D-10A. It has just been sitting on the shelf for 8 years. Still have the plastic on the front screen. Trying to clear out my storage locker, and I recently...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-10-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By Pdtofly
FS: Clean Garmin SL-40 Display and Faceplate

OK, since I can not seem to find a SL-40 Comm Board, I will sell my unit, without the bad Comm Board. It is a very clean faceplate and display. Case is near new also.

Save yourself the over the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Pdtofly
Check your PTT lines

Bruno,

Check you PTT lines. The intercom box isolates the mics, so if you on intercom, it would work normal, but if the PTT lines were reversed, when you key the radio, it would key the radio, but...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-04-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Pdtofly
Sent you the wiring diagram

Carlos,

Check your email again. A simple DPDT switch, and a light or LED with resistor.

Easy peasy.

Brian
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Pdtofly
I have a simple idea to make it work.

Carlos,

Check your email. I have a simple fix for your problem that will work.

Will send it to you tomorrow.

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-03-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Pdtofly
Sold Pending payment

Unit sold pending payment.

Thanks.

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-02-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Pdtofly
FS: PS PMA5000EX audio panel

I still have the PS PMA5000EX audio panel for sale. It is a slide in replacement to the GMA240 audio panel.

It includes the tray, backplate, connectors, and a bag of pins.

Asking $450 plus...
Forum: GPS 04-16-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Pdtofly
GA-35 Antenna

A few years ago, Gamin had a batch of bad GA-35 antennas. So it could be bad. Since you already swapped out the radio, I would swap the antenna out next.

Another thing to check, since it might be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-18-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Pdtofly
Interested in selling your SL-40

Richard,

Are you interested in selling your failed SL-40?

If the price is right, I would be interested in helping you pay for that new GTR200B.

I am going to be in St Pete for the month of April,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By Pdtofly
Nope

Randy,

Dynon does not sell the touch anymore. The classic and classic SE screens are the only classic screens available. The few around are for warranty exchanges. They really want you to upgrade...
Forum: California 03-13-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Pdtofly
National Park Fees

I drove through there a few years ago, and they charged me $20. With 1.6 million visitors each year, at that rate, they should have that $3 million in no time.

I bet, if it was the road into or out...
Forum: GPS 03-13-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS-20A

Jonathan,

First, my wife went to med school at Otago Uni in the 80’s. Someday, she hope to return there for a visit, and me, see it for the first time. She keeps showing me photos of the Uni, and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-11-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Pdtofly
Exact encoder model

Les,

They might have had it going to two transponders, or to a GPS also.

What is the exact model number, and if you want a nice wiring interconnect for it and the GTX 327 email me.

Email me at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Pdtofly
1 day to late

Bruno,

I head back to work Saturday morning, and I have a set in my hanger and not using them anymore. If you donít get any help before I get back in 2 1/2 weeks, let my know via email, and we can...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Pdtofly
Here is a post of someone who replaced the batteries in his.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=152596&highlight=SkyView+battery

Good luck.

Brian
Forum: GPS 01-23-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375

I just did an install on a friends RV6 and he loves it. It is very easy to use.

Since you already have the 300XL, it fits in the same hole in you panel, but will go deeper than the 300XL. Since...
Forum: GPS 01-23-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,848
Posted By Pdtofly
650 to 650xi

My local shop says that there is a trade in option for like 45 to 90 days on a new unit Garmin updates. Not sure which it is, but contact Stein and see if they will upgrade your new in the box 650...
Forum: COMM 01-21-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pdtofly
Another DIY audio mixer

I built one of these, and used it for awhile. After awhile I installed an audio panel and disconnected it.

http://www.aeroelectric.com/DIY/Audio_Iso_Amp_9009-700L.pdf

If you donít want to build...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-21-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Pdtofly
Answer to question.

A D-10A or D-100 would be perfect for what you want. With either one of those, you can have lateral autopilot commands to continue running your autopilot. No other thing required.

Now, if you want...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-19-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,473
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon tech support

Just to let you know, but do to the snow storm over the last week, a lot of the guys could not get into the office.

With that in mind, when they returned to the office, I would guess they had a lot...
Forum: GPS 01-16-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375 to AK-350 interconnect

John,

If you donít get an answer, I will have something for you in a couple of days.

Email at hr2plt@yahoo.com and I will email it to you.

Brian
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-12-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,288
Posted By Pdtofly
+3, Joe and Bob have the best answers. Good...

+3, Joe and Bob have the best answers.

Good luck.

Brian
Forum: Texas (North) 01-11-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon help

Tom,

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com, and I should be able to help.

Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon SkyView and GPS 175 settings

Hello Everyone, who is thinking about installing one of the above units, or the GNC 355, here is what I have learned installing the above units over the last few days.

Settings in the Garmin...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-08-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Pdtofly
TNC pin crimper

It depends on who makes the crimper. I used a cheaper crimper die that was for the RG-58 and it crushed the the center pin for a RG-58 BNC and damaged it beyond using it.

As I am doing a lot more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Pdtofly
AFS 5000 Interconnect board

Looking at the wiring diagram for the AFS 5000 series system. Today, I made a few minor changes to my SkyView board to work with both systems, and now I just need to make a new harness for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Pdtofly
SkyView Hub

Where this hub is designed for the SkyView system, I have considered making one for the AFS 5000 series if there is a interest, and looking into the Garmin G3X. The Garmn is a little hard, but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Pdtofly
Scroll, What I have done works perfectly for...

Scroll,

What I have done works perfectly for what Dynon has out now. Who knows in the future. The board has 5 Hubs, which covers the two screens, EMS, ADHARS, and ARINC module. The three...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Pdtofly
Simple plug and play interconnect board for SkyView

Folks,

I have been working on this for awhile, and I think I about have it done. What it is, is a simple plug and play interconnect board to connect two SkyView screens, and using simple harnesses...
Forum: Reviews 01-01-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Pdtofly
A-200

Don,

Be sure it has the SL-40 backplate. There is another backplate on the radio that can be changed out to make it compatible with the SL-40 tray. If it has the ICOM backplate it will not be a...
Forum: Reviews 12-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Pdtofly
New

Either find a nice clean SL-40 or ICOM 200 or 210 to slide into your existing tray, which should be equal or less than the flat rate of $800, or pay a little more and get a new GTR-200 or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By Pdtofly
Garmin GPS 175 and GNX 375 Install

Hello Everyone, who is thinking about installing one of the above units, or the GNC 355, here is what I have learned installing the above units over the last few days.

Settings in the Garmin...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Pdtofly
Garmin 175, 355, 375, 430W

All the above integrate well with the Dynon. I have installed two 430W with two SkyView installs, and I am presently installing a 175 on my system. Yes, you will need the the ARINC 429 for full...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,983
Posted By Pdtofly
Hole plugs

http://rvbits.mybigcommerce.com/products/RV10-CARBON-FIBER-ENGINE-MOUNT-COVERS..html

$40 for the set plus $15 fixed shipping from So Africa.

They will work on anyplane, not just RV-10ís.

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Pdtofly
Grounds

Lynn,

Yes you can. On the Dynon system, everything that you activate is just connecting the signal wire to ground, so attaching both of those common wires to ground will work.

Brian
Forum: GPS 11-04-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375 pinout

Mike,

Send me your email address to hr2plt@yahoo.com, and I will send you a copy the GNX 375 pinout.

Brian
Forum: COMM 10-09-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Pdtofly
Install

Brant,

I did two installs in Lansairs 360's with the 430W, SV-COM and the SV Intercom and both just have a switch to select which comm to transmit on. It would be better to use an audio panel than...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-24-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,954
Posted By Pdtofly
Try this

Ted,

If the SkyView screen was checked out by Dynon, you need to look at something else in the system. Where Dynon says check out the wiring, you can do a simple check. Since both the ADHARS and...
Forum: Rocket 09-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By Pdtofly
HR2 prop and blades

I had the original rounded blades on mine years ago, but replaced them with the blended airfoil ones. I think they run a little smoother. These are what I have on mine now. DHC-M2YR-1...
Forum: Rocket 09-14-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Pdtofly
HR2 Weight and Balance

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com, and tomorrow while I am out at the races, I will send you a copy of mine if you want it. My S/N is not a low one, but it is a round number........S/N 100.
Forum: GPS 09-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 59,466
Posted By Pdtofly
ARINC 429

Bob,

From what I know about the connection of a IFR GPS receiver to a EFIS system, you need to use the ARINC 429 box when you need autopilot steering commands.

ARINC Label 121 is the Horizontal...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-03-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,285
Posted By Pdtofly
Just ask Aircraft Spruce directly

Question: What is the orange tape that Aircraft Spruce uses to protect the wire bundle as it exits the connector? I would like to get some.

Did you try to ask them directly? If you would like to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Pdtofly
FlyLED

I would also recommend FlyLED's. Get the Works kit, which will include Nav/Strobe and LED landing/taxi lights. They are very bright lights and draw limited current. Paul is a great guy and has...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-17-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Pdtofly
EGT/CHT connectors

Call Dynon, they might have some and if they do, can ship some to you.

Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon ARINC-429 input/output

Bruce,

The Dynon ARINC-429 box is connected to the SkyView serial bus, not any of the the RS-232 ports. Any of the Garmin GPS navigators will connect to the ARINC-429 box directly so it will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon SkyView upgrade

The easiest way is to swap out the D180 and replace with one of the SkyView displays. Add the EMS module, and ADHARS module, then add either the GPS 250 or GPS 2020 receiver. That would depend if...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Pdtofly
Just another point of view

This is my input in regards to my installation of a Bob Archer VOR wingtip antenna. After all said and done, I added a separate wire from the short side of the antenna and connected it directly to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 57,119
Posted By Pdtofly
The mirror thing

They are power generating plants.

That plant that you passed over is a $2.2 billion complex of three generating units, owned by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy, and can produce...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,587
Posted By Pdtofly
Red Cube mounting

Where you did a nice job of mounting your cube, you have done a few things not recommended in your install.

General Placement Recommendations for Fuel Flow Transducer

1. Do not install the fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Pdtofly
Throttle quad

Yes, they are manufactured by Dayton Murdock. He is here on the forum under his name, Dayton Murdock

A previous post from Dayton listed his contact. I cut and pasted it here for you.

Hi All

just...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Pdtofly
Change them

A few months ago, I too, changed both the fuel and oil pressure sensors to the Kavlico's and never looked back. I had the VDO's, and when I shut down the engine, it kept showing oil pressure and my...
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