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Posts: 4
hi together,

my first project is to built an extern beacon light.
So far no problem. when i use the beacon switch in the cockpit the light switch on and off and the led is lightning.

But it doesnt blink....what i have to do that it blinks like a real beacon light?

I hope someone can help me! I took 2 pictures and you can open with the link!

thank you very much
[Last edited by, 2023-02-02 14:34]
2023-02-02 14:29
From: ETSI, Germany
Posts: 6010
Welcome to Mobiflight!

The "Blink" is a long time wishlist feature!
With last Version (9.6.0) it comes finally in the code, but it not have a UI Option already.
So.... It will come with i expect 10.0 but this take some time.

Solution Today:
1. You could use the already existing feature by editing the mcc file and enable it by hand.
Here i not know the syntax for now.... But we could find out if you really need it now.

2. It can also be done by using a other config that read the Simulation Time in Seconds.
With math formulas we can create a "Blink-Generator" out of this...
E.g. if we say : $%2 we build a blink system that is ON for 1 sec, OFF for 1 sec, ON for one Sec, OFF for one sec and so on.
Then in the LED Config we would use this timer as a variable (e.g. "a") and say $*a
Means if your beacon is ON then it show 1,0,1,0,1,0 in a 1 second intervall instead.
Good Luck !
2023-02-02 15:53
Posts: 4
Thank you very much! :)
2023-02-03 08:11