I have the VKB Gladiator NXT Premium … hand-managed a key file for it. let me know if anyone needs it, as a starting point, I’ll post it.
I don’t think Alt Launcher has a builtin template for it yet. And I’m not sure if it’s possible for it to distinguish the “Standard” and “Premium” … they have different button layouts/numbering, but I think the same HID product-ID and string. 😕
for some reason none of my buttons on the CM3 throttle is mapping to the alternative launcher in BMS. My joystick is mapped, but not the throttle.
All buttons on the VPC Configuration tool lights as per normal, but when I press a command in the alternative launcher and press the button I want, none are being assigned. Even trying low number buttons (>32) don’t map
The only thing that works is the throttle position,
@airtex2019@jagfour one of my axes is still simply reversed (in virpil firmware/software) and works in BMS as before.
As for the 128 buttons limit: it works great, I assigned some more functions via BMS binds directly without going through joystick gremlin. I still need it though, to use the flaps lever as a gear lever (since a flaps lever is pretty useless in an F16).
Select your Controller from the list
Click Advanced and run through each tab to set desired throttle and other analog control axes
Verify your desired keyfile is loaded and set above - click Apply / OK
I too am using the stock center cam and springs with a WH grip (identical to the F16 one, iirc) and a 7cm extension and find it very comfortable. It is very light to the touch, maybe one day I’ll try it without the extension, but it is really nice to have if you also fly helos in between…
Another option (my current setup), if you fly other sims besides BMS, to the minimum €730 VirPil Hotas with the F-18 grip. If you want the F-16 grip you can get the Virpil WarBrd stick base (€190), then a TM Warthog Throttle (€240). and the TM f16 stick (€160) for a total of €590 here. You set the PID/VID of the JStick to match the original TM Warthog and your system and the TARGET software see it as a standard Warthog. Then you simply run the 128 DX TARGET profile (it only targets the throttle) and every switch\hat\button position is seen as a DX press. Unfortunately BMS does not currently see DX33-128 so no matter what the solution you would need to use Oak’s suggestion of VJoy\Joystick Gremlin to create multiple 32DX devices for BMS, or whatever VirPil’s solution is. For BMS I simply disable the TARGET profile and Alt Launcher has all my switches set for press\release so it is not an issue. The cost is only slightly more than a stock Warthog HOTAS and the VirPil stick base is exponentially better… and if you want sell the OEM Warthog stick base over on the Cougar forum to save another €50.
Edit: Sorry Bayonet, I see you have already purchased your gear!
Anyone here using the VPC ACE Flight Pedals? I ask because I need the operating area dimensions necessary since I use a Next Level Racing stand\frame for my flight and racing sims and there is only a 49cm space between uprights. I wrote VirPil but figured I would ask… the CH Pro Pedals I use now are tiny compared to some I have seen.
Never mind, got the diagrams from Virpil and they are 53.6cm wide… NG