The TRC472A Switches board fits directly onto the TRC472 panel. It is recognized by the Simkits Gauge software as the Cessna 172 Skyhawk Switches.
The picture shows the PCB from the front side and from the back side.
The PCB includes all switches and the connection for the Tank Switch, Fuel Switch-OFF and Handbrake.
Apart from the 17 assigned switches, an additional 15 inputs are available as free programmable/assignable inputs in Windows and Microsoft Flight Simulator FSX and Lockheed Martin Prepar3d. For example, one can use some inputs to create a HAT switch to look around or assign them to other functions. (The board is also recognized in Windows as a game device).
The switches on the board are assigned as:
– MASTER ALT
– MASTER BAT
– FUEL PUMP
– PITOT HEAT
– AVIONICS BUS 1*)
– AVIONICS BUS 2*)
– ALT STATIC AIR
Additional inputs are assigned as:
– TANK SWITCH LEFT
– TANK SWITCH BOTH
– TANK SWITCH RIGHT
– FUEL SHUT OFF
(physical hardware not included for these inputs)
The USB Version of the board comes with a USB cable. This version is recommended for Prepar3D. The ethernet version of the board is specifically designed for X-Plane.