FORUM Forums Software CLS2SIM Software XPlane10Connector for X-Plane 12?

Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #2923
    racklefratz
    Participant

    Now that X-Plane 12 is out, I’ve been trying to get my CLSE MKII Yoke (USB) to work with it. It does not – CLS2Sim v5.41 update rate is unusably low – around 10 updates/sec, and CLS2Sim loses connection with X-Plane often. This situation essentially renders the yoke unusable in X-Plane 12. In comparison, I see an update rate of 66 updates/sec in P3D v5.3 with no disconnect issues whatsoever.

    In my X-Plane 12 Plugins folder, CLS2Sim has installed “XPlane10Connector” there. Seems strange to me that the CLS2Sim X-Plane plugin has not been updated since X-Plane 10 was released. Can that be the reason for the abysmally slow update rate and disconnect issues with X-Plane v12 now? I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling both CLS2Sim and the X-Plane plugin provided multiple times with no improvements.

    #3041
    krdaemon
    Participant

    Can confirm this does not work on XP12. Really sad. Expensive hardware for flight simulation but does not support latest FAA Certified Flight simulator.

    #3042
    racklefratz
    Participant

    Yep, agree. Brought this up months ago, and nobody cared. Appears that’s still the case.

    #3043
    krdaemon
    Participant

    Back to Virpil and PFC pedals.

    #3044
    racklefratz
    Participant

    One might expect that, given the investment involved, our FFB hardware would be kept up-to-date functionally to work with whatever simulation software versions are current. Sadly, it appears that we can’t expect that to happen. The potential’s there, hardware wise. But the software doesn’t appear to be capable.

    It’s another situation where one pays your money, and one takes your chances.

    #3047
    medtner
    Participant

    I agree that things need to be updated to conform to platform changes, but not working in XP-12? I’ve been using my yoke and rudders since day… let’s say “day twelve”, as in the beginning I had some problems. After an early update, I had no more problems – though not perfect. I still get an error when connecting due to a “turbulence dataref” not being found or something. It still works as before, though.

    After a recent update I get much much higher update rate – in the order of what was mentioned above here – 50-70. I’ve never had that before, and haven’t really felt that it was needed. As long as it has been stable and above, say, 15 or 20 it has been perfectly fine.

    Again, I’d love to see more interaction and updates, but it is not a fact that it positively doesn’t work for everyone. I’m happily wobbling around in my DHC-2 Beaver, complete with all the force I need. ūüôā

    #3048
    racklefratz
    Participant

    Recapping my experience with this, the issues I see are with CLS2Sim not being updated to work with XPlane.

    The very fact that the software installs “XPlane10Connector” is a red flag – it’s not XPlane 10 anymore. It’s as if we’re expected to believe that no CLS2Sim updates are necessary with later versions of XPlane, but we’re getting the dataref errors from within XPlane 12, and the CLS2Sim update rates are very low. It’s obvious no one’s minding the store.

    I read somewhere previously that Brunner is not an XPlane fan. Is there a connection somewhere? Just wondering.

    **I’m** actually not an XPlane fan either – Prepar3D functions well with my Brunner yoke, and I think the flight models are much more realistic, as a US licensed pilot with over 2,000 logged flight hours. But still….

Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

BRUNNER Forum‚Äč

In the BRUNNER forum you will find various discussions on different topics, such as setup, software use or general questions and concerns. 

Discuss with forum mebers, share your knowledge and experience or find answers to frequently asked questions that are answered directly by our Brunner team.

Go to BRUNNER Forum.

BRUNNER Helpdesk‚Äč

Do you have questions about a product you have already purchased or are you facing technical issues? 

Check our FAQs for quick help. The most common questions or problems are described there, including instructions.

If you are still stuck, please contact our BRUNNER Helpdesk. Open a ticket here.

BRUNNER Simulation‚Äč

BRUNNER is a leading manufacturer of flight simulation devices for the professional as well as the enthusiast sector.

Unlike other manufacturers, Brunner offers a realistic flight experience with the help of Force Feedback Technology and Control Loading System.

Discover the BRUNNER Shop.

BRUNNER Simulation

Industriestrasse 27
8335 Hittnau


+41 (0)44 953 10 10
info@brunner-innovation.swiss

© 2023 BRUNNER Elektronik AG | Privacy Policy |  Legal notice