FlightSimBuilder Steam Gauges Instructions

I. General Setup 

1. Connect three cables provided with the unit (usb, hdmi, power supply)

2. To power off the unit, press and hold first  encoder

3. Make sure your Steam Gauges correctly positioned with 3 knobs on top. If the image is up side down, please rotate it to "Landscape Flipped" in windows using the instructions here 

4. If the gauges are not showing on the unit screen but on your other monitor, you just need to press "Next Screen" so it moves to the correct screen and then it will remember it's position.


II. Assembly 

1. Insert Steam Gauges unit into the metal stand

2. Secure provided mounting brackets (x4) by screwing them into the 4 mounting holes/nuts on the back of the unit 


1. Download FlightSimBuilder Launcher

2. Run Setup, this will install the launcher and create a link on desktop

3. Run Launcher from Desktop

2. Select your Installation Type 

FlightSimBuilder Steam Gauges Instructions

4. Click "Launch MSFS 2020" if the sim is not automatically launched


IV. X-Plane

1. Download fsb_gauges, unzip and place "fsb_gauges" folder into \X-Plane 12\Aircraft\Laminar Research\Cessna 172 SP\plugins\xlua\scripts

2. Download file and place it into \X-Plane 12\Resources\joystick configs\ folder

3. Close X-plane if it's running

4. Download FlightSimBuilder Launcher

5. IMPORTANT! Always use FlightSimBuilder Launcher to start X-Plane

PS. If the buttons / encoders are not working, please open control panel and navigate to FlightSimBuilder Steam Gauges. If the mapping is still empty, press "Reset to Defaults for FlightSimBuilder Steam Gauges on the bottom left.