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I admit it, I'm lazy.  Instead of beating my forehead on my keyboard trying to figure this out myself, I'll ask the question here.

Does anyone use or know how to setup two different buttons so they they can both be used for PTT?

I find myself fumble farting around at times wishing I had a button on my joystick in addition to the one I already use on the Warthog throttle.  Apparently I don't have enough thumbs☹️.

Haven't been able to figure out to get a button the throttle and the joystick to share the PTT function, it's either one or the other, not both at least as far as I can see.

Ideas anyone?

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Just chose push-to-talk in the hotkey setup (bottom choice). You can set as many as you want

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38 minutes ago, WWZed said:

Just chose push-to-talk in the hotkey setup (bottom choice). You can set as many as you want

Yup, I set up 2 many buttons at first experimenting and I had thumbs, fingers, and elbows pushing to talk, so I switched to voice activated. May need to go back to push to talk if my AC triggers the comms based on my comms breaking up. But I think that is more due to when something is downloading and my windfall of "lost connection" over the past week or so. Prior to that I never had a problem with voice activation. Don't use external speakers which doesn't play nice with voice activation. 

I need every button I have for the darn plane...... 

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How freaking simple was that😲.   Just goes to show that when in doubt it pays to ask.  And a side note to self, don't make things more complicated than they need to be.

Thanks for the assist gents, much appreciated.

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I've said it before, I have no idea how you people get by with ptt.  If I had to remember to push a button you would not hear 80%of what I had planned to say..

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6 minutes ago, WWSittingduck said:

I've said it before, I have no idea how you people get by with ptt.  If I had to remember to push a button you would not hear 80%of what I had planned to say..

lol, and that's a bad thing because...🙊🙉🙈😁

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True story... I've gotten so used to the PTT button that when I need to interject "wit" at my wife during a NetFlix movie, I actually squeeze my trigger finger (my PTT button) as I'm doing it! 

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I love that Dub....at work I have seen people presenting to a monitor try to drag the image on the screen with their hand thinking it was a touch screen.

there must be a term invented for applying the wrong technology to a different device.

Cross-teching?

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The word is "Automatism" having to do with Muscle memory - auto response. Something I'm working on since I've changed my stick hand position and trying to fix bad habits. Same reason pilots can't explain and break down how they do what they do so well after 500+ hours of flying, they just do it. 

This made me LOL, so true... 

On 4/17/2019 at 7:12 PM, WWDubya said:

True story... I've gotten so used to the PTT button that when I need to interject "wit" at my wife during a NetFlix movie, I actually squeeze my trigger finger (my PTT button) as I'm doing it! 

 

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