494: Abnormal FIP Knob Adjustment Fix

Not sure how many of you have occasionally encountered a bizarre situation in which all functions, such as OBS and heading bug, that are controlled by the knobs on the Logitech/Saitek FIPs (Flight Instrument Panels) suddenly move faster in 10-degree (step) per turn than the default 1-degree (step) per turn.

The cause of the issue is unknown but generally it can be cured by warm-booting (or in some cases, cold-booting) the computer.

In the last six months, I encountered the issue once or twice.  Instead of rebooting the computer, I just ran my free utility FIP_Driver_Toggler once to stop the Saitek/Logitech drivers; and then ran it again to reactivate the drivers.

Although my limited encountering may not be good enough to speak for a 100% solution, the utility did give the issue a quick fix in my cases.

For those who are running their FIPs with Saitek/Logitech drivers, it’s no harm to give the utility a try if the device unluckily encounters the issue one day.

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