So it has been a few months since i finished my CK-37 button box, and since then i have obviously been thinking about my next project to add an array of nice clicky things to my desk. I use a empty 19’ rack as monitor stand, and what would be a better choice than to turn it into a engine/autopilot control panel for my beloved swedish plane?
Now, you might wonder, what is the giant empty space in the centre for? Thats where the HyperPixel 4.0 fits in. My plan is to stream the radar screen from a virtual second monitor via a webserver to the Raspberry Pi attached to the screen. The switches, buttons and LEDs will be connected to one or multiple Arduinos that talk to the Raspi either over I2C or USB. Inputs will be send back to the webserver, which in turn acts as a virtual joystick.
The first step is now to get the screen up and running, followed by the easier but expensive part of ordering all the other hardware.