BFF Motion Driver v2 - Short User Guide



Appendix 1. Changelog



  • 24 Nov 2010 - 1st full release for v2.6

  • 6 Dec 2010 - PID Servo Controller upgraded to v2.61, to remove false hardware error message generation when less than 3 channels are in operation.

  • 10 Dec 2010 - Added comments in user guide on USB cable Latency Timer settings - section 12.

  • 5th Jan 2011 - Added comments in user guide on special case settings to mix some heave cue into the pitch and roll channels in 2 DOF independent actuator platforms - see Heave Cue section in section 4.

  • 12 Jan 2011 - Falcon version to V2.61 - fixed joystick input mode.

  • 5th Jan 2012 - PID Servo Controller software upgraded to v2.63 to add support for the special order PMV10-1 +/-9V analogue voltage converter card. 64SPU-1 firmware upgraded to Firmware C to support PM10V-1 outputs.

  • 8th Jan 2012 - Added Glen White's X-Sim rFactor profiles he uses with the X-Sim compatible version of the PID Servo Controller - they're in Section 17.

  • 24th April 2012 - Updated X-Plane driver to V2.622
    - Added support for X-Plane 10. See Section 7 for new v10 UDP data output settings.
    - Corrected bugs in start up which prevented UDP connection in some circumstances.
    - Corrected GUI banner image.

  • 25th May 2012 - Updated FS9/X driver to V2.64
    - Added support for Lockheed Martin® Prepar3D®.
    - Added actuator saturation control in 3pt support type applications (configuration parameter Sat_Control=1)
    Updated BFF PID Servo Controller to v2.64
    - Adjusted coding for PM10V-1 card output mode when used with 12ADC-1 12bit feedback.

  • 6th Jan 2014 - Updated MSFS motion driver version to v2.80
    - Added option to use Yaw velocity as basis of Yaw cue (when used instead of Heave cue). Set Use_Yaw=3
    - Added experimental Roll axis continuous 360 deg rotation option for Galil drives.
    - Added experimental touch-down bump and engine start/stop shudder generator.
    - Added cue output format Mode=KANG for direct output of motion cues to Dimension Engineering Kangaroo motion control modules.
    Updated BFF PID Servo Controller to v2.67
    - Adjusted coding for touch-down bump and engine start/stop shudder features.
    - Misc changes to logging data.

  • 10th March 2014 - Updated MSFS version to v2.83
    - Added command line input for configuration file selection.
    - Added Mode=BIN2TH mode for data output to Thanos' cards.
    - Minor changes to licence text on GUI.

    Updated X-Plane version to V2.83 to mirror updates to MSFS version.

  • 26th September 2014 - Added v2.83beta1 beta motion driver for rFactor car racing sim
    - See Section 20 for more information.

  • 23rd March 2015 - Updated PID Servo Controller to V2.70 in all versions to support the new 64SPU-2 drive card. Main motion driver software not changed.

  • 13th Oct 2016 - Updated Condor version to V2.61. Fixed UDP data forwarding. See parameters in .bff config file and quick start pdf document in the zip package.




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