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Does anyone know if the led display brightness is adjustable?

What about backlighting? We have never had the unit lit at night, we do have the night package.

Thanks

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Does anyone know if the led display brightness is adjustable?

What about backlighting? We have never had the unit lit at night, we do have the night package.

Thanks

 

You must have the old version. They had a black and white LCD display version for a while, before they switched to a green backlit one. Call trutrak and ask.

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I am speaking about my autopilot.

According to the prints there are 2 voltage inputs 12/24v and must go thru a potentiometer.

Of course I don't see them wired in on my "GREAT" prints, which don't match the "as built " plane.

I will call Trutrak.

 

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We recently sent our TT a/p from a 08 SW and they replaced the screen and updated head unit for $500. I think it was supposed to be 700$ from what they said. It's MUCH easier to read and would do it again.

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Seems like the lighting was never wired in. Wire marked and just waiting to be soldered to the dimmer.

Geez. Seems like we are always finding ***** like this. Sometimes I think were better off just pulling the entire wiring apart and starting over.

I just hate it!

 

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my original tt screen was not lighted, or it didn't seem to be anyway. it was just dark gray letters on light grey background. old school lcd style. the new screen is SO much better and the letters are bright blue on a very dark background.

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It looks like you're talking about the ADI Pilot II. The lighting for that instrument needs a simple potentiometer. There is a pin for a 12v dimmer or a 24v dimmer. Use whichever one is the same voltage as the bus in your plane. Please note, 0 volts or an open on that line will result in maximum LED display intensity and zero internal lighting intensity. 12v on that line will result in maximum LED display intensity and maximum internal lighting intensity.

 

For those of you with Digiflight II autopilots, there is a contrast adjustment and a minimum backlight adjustment in the controller. Simply hold the knob in while turning on the autopilot master and you will see the contrast setting. Adjust with the knob, press the knob to advanced to the minimum backlight setting. The minimum backlight setting lets you adjust how far down the backlight will dim in low light conditions. I hope this helps!!!

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