The unique TRC1000 is a 100% scale replica of a popular Glass Cockpit System as found in many modern aircraft.
The display functionality is supported by Microsoft's Flight Simulator FSX and (with additional software packages from third parties) Lockheed Martin Prepar3d.
The hardware is produced from quality ABS using plastic injection molding and high quality electronics.
All buttons and rotary encoders work as you expect them to do, even the Joystick function on the right hand side of the PFD and MFD bezel is implemented (the functioality of rotaries and buttons is limited to the functionality available in Microsoft FSX).
The high resolution TFT screens of the PFD and MFD displays can be connected to additional video ports on your PC. The MFD and PFD displays each have a single USB connection, through which connection the control of the knobs, pushbuttons, SD Card interfaces and the video information is accomplished.
Each display unit (PFD or MFD) has 2 SD Card slots, which are recognized by the computer connected as 2 additional disk drives. 4 SD Cards of 1 Gigabyte are included in the complete system.
A complete TRC1000 system includes 2 main displays and one Audio Panel. The set includes therefore:
- 1 PDF Display Unit with 800x600 screen
- 1 MFD Display Unit with 800x600 screen
- 1 Audio Panel
- 2 Power Supplies
- 4 SD Cards 1Gb
- 3 USB Cables
- Set of screws for mounting the modules
- 2 additional bezel covers with 11 positions for buttons
- 2 additional blank bezel covers
- Installation files to display the GPS1000 images on the TFT screens
Each display unit comes with all buttons for a.o. the Autopilot in position. Even the VNV Key (Vertical Navigation Mode) is available. You can replace the bezel on the left side of each module for a bezel with either 11 button positions or for a bezel with no button positions at your choice. The extra bezels are included in the package.
No special tools are needed for this replacement.
Software Development Kit
The TRC1000 is a so-called HID-device. This means that no special low-level drivers are necessary to interface the buttons and rotaries information to your PC. Upon request information is available how to read the information of rotaries and buttons. Interfacing to self-written BASIC or "C" programs is therefore quiet easy.