During the installation of Saitek’s Flight Instrument Panels (FIPs), a few images of the company’s other products will also be copied to the device’s driver directory. These product shots, since they are useless, can be removed or replaced easily (see my Post 28: Flight Instrument Panel Tweak – Part 1). However, by doing so, the FIP will show the serial number screen all the time when FSX is not engaged.
Saitek’s official states in the company’s product forum that because the intensity of the LCD is so mild that the screen of FIP won’t get hurt even it is left on for a long period of time.
Above situation stayed true for more than two years for my first three FIPs until I bought two more FIPs for my system recently. Continue reading