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    Chaseplane or Ezdok 3.0?

    Is anyone using Chaseplane or Ezdok 3.x with NGXu? Which is preferred, i.e., will have the least affect on the NGXu flight and ground handling model?

    Also, using either of these programs, is it possible to have the view position change when the HUD is extended or retracted? If so, how?

    Thanks!

    Rich Boll
    Rich Boll
    Wichita, KS

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    I‘ve never tried EZDok but I have Chaseplane and have absolutely no issues with it. But it‘s not really easy to set up. For my taste it‘s too much. But again, no issues at all.

    I should add that it messes with the sim‘s view system so once installed you must use it.
    Last edited by Ephedrin; 04Dec2019, 05:23.
    i7-6700k, GTX 1080TI, 32GB DDR4 RAM @1600MHz, 4k

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      #3
      Chaseplane is great better and easier to configure
      Wayne Such

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        #4
        I'll give a vote to EZDOK. I'm still on v2, but have read many positive posts about v3. Apparently user-interface has been cleaned up nicely and effects are good.

        Haven't used Chaseplane so this isn't a particularly worthwhile post.
        Rudy Fidao

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          #5
          I've been using OPUS FSI camera for years and have been happy with it. You get a good weather engine as well as camera addon for about the same price as EZDOC or Chaseplane. Might be worth takongta look.
          Victor Green

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            #6
            Chaseplane has a better UI/UX, Ezdok has far better and more in depth motion/camera shake effects.
            Santiago Vegega

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              #7
              Ezdokv3 and no problem with the HUD usage.
              Vaughan Martell KDTW

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                #8
                Originally posted by richjb View Post
                Is anyone using Chaseplane or Ezdok 3.x with NGXu? Which is preferred, i.e., will have the least affect on the NGXu flight and ground handling model?

                Also, using either of these programs, is it possible to have the view position change when the HUD is extended or retracted? If so, how?

                Thanks!

                Rich Boll
                Rich-

                I have used EZDOK since moving to FSX. There are occasional teething problems, but it has always been my go-to. The views are easily set, and there are absolutely no performance issues. Where it excels is in customizability. There is a small learning curve, however, NickB and Randy on the forum will soon sort you out. Well worth the dosh for me. If it helps, here's my profile and it already has a camera for the HUGS. Just disable the built in HUGS head movement and add your button pushes.

                PMDG 738Xu.zip

                2019-12-4_13-56-24-272.jpg

                Along with FSUIPC, AS4 and LINDA, EZCA goes on EVERY flight with me, regardless of the airframe. Simply indispensable.

                HTH- C
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                Last edited by cavaricooper; 04Dec2019, 20:02.
                Best- Carl Avari-Cooper

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                  #9
                  As an old FR driver, I never bothered with the HUGS... flying for ASA it suddenly makes a lot of sense...

                  2019-12-4_14-37-41-161.jpg
                  C
                  Best- Carl Avari-Cooper

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                    #10
                    EZDOK 3 here. I started with version 2 and as was pointed out earlier, the interface was a bit clunky, but the results amazing. Now in version 3, the interface is amazingly simple and intuitive, although I had become so accustomed to the version 2 way, that I still use the older interface options....lol.
                    Mark Crabtree AAL3 | VP-HR

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                      #11
                      I used EZDOK for years and have been using CHASEPLANE and prefer it due to ease of use and consistency.

                      Joe Porter

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                        #12
                        I’ve used both, EZdok 3 Pro blows Chaseplane out of the water now as it actually moves the aircraft airframe as well as the head camera. If gets rid of the riding on rails feeling you get in FSX and P3D. You really have to see it in action for yourself to see how game changing it is and if you have Active Sky as well it’s even better as EZDok improves the turbulence effect you get with the weather engine. You buy it through Flight1 so you get 30 days to try it and if you don’t like it you can get a refund very easily.
                        Cheers,
                        Andrew Baker
                        (Andy)

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                          #13
                          I have chaseplane, and use it with VR mainly. I like how easy it is to set up new views and then program keys or joystick buttons to move between them.

                          I haven't used EZdock so don't know how it compares - I hear it has different motion effects but they don't bother me as I turn them all off.
                          Mr. James Alexander.

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                            #14
                            Hi,

                            I've been using EzDok for a long time and I was good with it. Even I upgraded to version 2. Once ChasePlane came up and I tested, I've swapped and never went back to EzDok. Still being a non-definitive release, I think ChasePlane it's waaay easier to get used to. You even don't have to spent time setting your camera views since the import camera views option for the most commonly used addons, it's way cool. I truly recommend you ChasePlane.
                            Ivan Lewis

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                              #15
                              Ivan you need to give V3 Pro a try, it really is as good as Chaseplane now interface wise and the camera system and effects are truly on another level. Every aircraft now feels more realistic, instead of like riding perfectly straight without any air movement around the aircraft. Like I said previously, if people don't like it you can get your money back within 30 days of purchase, for any reason whatsoever, you actually dont need to give a reason. I had EZdok 1, skipped 2 and got Chaseplane and loved it. Now I've upgraded to EZDok 3 Pro and would not go back to CP at all.
                              Cheers,
                              Andrew Baker
                              (Andy)

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                                #16
                                EZDOK V3 Pro is my camera system of choice. Having tried both I dont think there is much in it tbh from an interface perspective since V3 was launched. The turbulance effect, AS integration, overall control on effects and surfaces and management of camera sets for models and fleets is great. The accommodating of multiple joystick devices (you can configure up to 3) is what sold it for me. OK so video tutorials aren't as good as they could be but I got by ok. Support is best I have experienced of all forums with quick response to posts and tickets. Well done guys!
                                Martin Styles
                                Cambridge UK

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                                  #17
                                  I have nothing but great things to say about ChasePlane. They update regularly and once you get familiar with how to set up one view, you're good to go. Very handy import feature too that lets you pull in view presets from one aircraft to another.

                                  Personally I never use the built-in motion effects because I find them a bit exaggerated even at low settings. The PMDG motion effects are better.

                                  I rarely use the heads-up display but I'd guess it's straightforward to set up a view for that in ChasePlane if needed.
                                  Dan Morand
                                  i7-7700k OC 4.8, 16GB RAM, EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2

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                                    #18
                                    Originally posted by cavaricooper View Post

                                    Rich-

                                    I have used EZDOK since moving to FSX. There are occasional teething problems, but it has always been my go-to. The views are easily set, and there are absolutely no performance issues. Where it excels is in customizability. There is a small learning curve, however, NickB and Randy on the forum will soon sort you out. Well worth the dosh for me. If it helps, here's my profile and it already has a camera for the HUGS. Just disable the built in HUGS head movement and add your button pushes.

                                    PMDG 738Xu.zip

                                    2019-12-4_13-56-24-272.jpg

                                    Along with FSUIPC, AS4 and LINDA, EZCA goes on EVERY flight with me, regardless of the airframe. Simply indispensable.

                                    HTH- C
                                    It is asking me for a password to import the set. Specifically for "aircraft_cams.esa"
                                    Angelo Cosma

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                                      #19
                                      I own both - but the older version of EZdoc (pre-V3) but also own the latest version Chaseplane. I found the UI of Chaseplane to be much more intuitive. It simply works and I never fly without it.

                                      Mark Trainer

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                                        #20
                                        Originally posted by Boeing 25-01 View Post

                                        It is asking me for a password to import the set. Specifically for "aircraft_cams.esa"
                                        Angelo-

                                        I just checked, no PW needed. This is for EZCA v3...... just DL the zip and get the PMDG 738NGXu.ezdcam file and import that... are you sure you are using the correct version of EZCA?

                                        C
                                        Best- Carl Avari-Cooper

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                                          #21
                                          Originally posted by cavaricooper View Post

                                          Angelo-

                                          I just checked, no PW needed. This is for EZCA v3...... just DL the zip and get the PMDG 738NGXu.ezdcam file and import that... are you sure you are using the correct version of EZCA?

                                          C
                                          Ah, I am using v2. They are not cross-compatible I take it?
                                          Angelo Cosma

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                                            #22
                                            Unfortunately no, but the small fee for the upgrade brings you a large ROI...

                                            C
                                            Best- Carl Avari-Cooper

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                                              #23
                                              EZCA needs more tutorials and user experience videos. Although now it's better, its interface is a little intimidating.
                                              Jose Rodrigues
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                                                #24
                                                A very simple solution is the program "simplecam" from Aivlasoft. I use this instead of chaseplane or Ezdok. However, it's real basic (but easy) und you can't select outside views or anything special.
                                                Hendrik Schall

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