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Sorry for the noise, just starting out, trawled the interwebs without success.

Can someone please direct to youtube demo, or advise within CH Control Manager on setting up CH fighterstick and Ch Pro throttle (WITHOUT pedals)? All demo's use pedals. Problems:

1. Can't get Pro Throttle slider to act as throttle. Always reads as an axis (roll) and ship spins. Have setup both devices to be read as single widows 'joystick 1'.

2. Have set the throttle 'POV HAT' as 'CM device 2', disabled DX mode and entered keyboards keys for straffing, but not being read.

Thanks in advance.


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I used CH stuff exclusively in Star Citizen for years.. I have a few tutorial vids on my YT channel for setting up CH stuff, but I'm afraid they're extremely out-of-date now.

Last time I played SC (3.4.2 IIRC) setting up my HOTAS was an absolute fucking nightmare. I have no idea what CIG has done with their control and axis mappings but holy shit it took me longer to just map my god damned throttle and ministick than it does to set up a full control scheme in DCS World (no exaggeration.. I can re-map the Mirage 2000 from scratch in 10 minutes). 

IIRC I never did manage to get the throttle to act properly -it was inverted, and the in-game axis invert settings didn't work, and for some reason inverting the throttle axis in the CH control manager didn't work either. I never did manage to solve that one. It also didn't help that the labels CIG put on some of the throttle/axis functions were completely nonsensical and I had to basically guess what the hell they meant.

Setting up the translation axis was similarly a pain in the ass (although with them, the axis inversion worked in CH Control Manager). IIRC I still combined all units into a single device but changed the CM Device mapping as you did, mainly so I was only dealing with 'X' and 'Y' axis.

I know at one point I just gave up and used KB/M control.  Doing this I noticed that the key mapping picture in the control settings was also wrong.. I had to troll through the actual key assignment screen to figure out what CIG mapped where. I'd check that if you're having trouble getting mapped keystrokes working. If you used the keyboard map picture in the game to assign them, it may actually be incorrect. I did eventually get my HOTAS working working but holy crap it was a chore in trial and error. 

I didn't have the CH stick as part of the set as I use a Virpil stick now (but the CH throttle is still superior for space sims). 

I haven't seen the latest control mapping fuckup scheme CIG has done.. uninstalled SC a while ago and haven't bothered reinstalling it. 

I know none of that likely helps... but rest in the comfort that it's not just you.

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