209: Improve FIP Smoothnesses

The default Gauge Timeout value that controls the refresh rate of Saitek’s Flight Instrument Panels (FIPs) inside SaiFlightSimX.xml file is 100.   Lowering the value could bring some improvements to the smoothness of the display on the device.

However, setting the value too low or at 0 could inversely impact not only the FIPs but also the performance of FSX.

<Gauge Timeout=”20” RootFolder=”Relative” File=”Gauges\AirSpeed.xml”>

I found 50 a good start and 20 a good balance.   Your mileage may vary, of course.

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3 thoughts on “209: Improve FIP Smoothnesses

  1. great info . I am also trying to create a gauge for a learjet 45 with working flight director . I have looked at the recommended web sites and also other gauges but unable to get the flight director to work . Have found another gauge by Philippe Verhaege and copy the code but unable to get it to work , any info or help is greatfull

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