Package Inclusions

  • GTN650 

  • Power Pack

  • USB cable

  • HDMI 90 degree adapter

Download and install the RealSimGear plugin for your flight simulation software.

Connect the cables

Connect the Power, HDMI, and x2 USB cables.  Turn on your PC and the display will show a second windows or mac desktop. 

Touch Screen Driver Setup

Download the PenMount touch screen driver software here and install. When asked, select the default option to use mouse pointer mode. Note you will need to restart your PC after the installation is complete.

Configure the Touch Screen Display

Connect the USB cables, HDMI cable and power cables to the GTN650. The GTN750 screen should now show the Windows desktop background.  Set the resolution to 1366x768 or 1280x720, this can make the calibration easier.

Once the PenMount driver is installed, open the 'PenMount Control Panel' application.

The first step is tell your PC which monitor is associated with the touch screen.  Click on the 'Multiple Monitors' tab and then click the 'Map Touch Screens' button.

Follow the on screen instructions. Each of your connected screens will turn blue, press the 'S' key on your keyboard to skip, when the blue screen is displayed on the GTN650 screen, touch the screen to complete the process.

Complete the calibration process, click on the 'Device' tab, then click the 'Configure' button. 

Click the 'Standard Calibration' button then follow the on screen instructions.  Please ensure 'Turn off EEPROM storage' is NOT ticked.

Touch and hold each corner where indicated.

When complete, click 'OK' and then 'OK' again to save the calibration and close the control panel application.

Hide the bezel graphic

*Note if you used the new X-Plane installer, you do not need to perform the following bezel process.

Follow the instructions in the Reality-XP user guide for hiding the bezel. Essentially, you just need to go into the aircraft folder and edit the 'RealityXP.GTN' file and change the  'nobezel = false' to 'nobezel = true'

Enable the option to use simulator GPS commands

Go into the settings for the Reality-XP gauge, and under advanced, select the option to ‘Use simulator GPS commands’

Note: For P3D the Reality-XP settings section is access by holding down the SHIFT key and right clicking the top of the GTN650 screen area.

Your RealSimGear GTN650 should now be ready to use.  By default it will appear as NAV/COM 1 and you will see it in the connected devices window.  When you turn the knobs or press a button the ‘message’ and ‘command’ section will change accordingly.

NOTE: If the GTN650 buttons and knobs are not working, please check to make sure you have selected the correct GTN device to setup and that this matches the device type setting in the RealSimGear plugin menu.

  • GTN 1 = Device Type COM1

  • GTN 2 = Device Type COM2

Move the GTN650 window to the RealSimGear GTN650 display, note you will need to ‘pop out’ the window first, this can be done using the Reality-XP plugin menu.

Want to setup the GTN650 as COM/NAV2?

See the RealSimGear plugin user guide, under the section "Device Persona Selection' for changing the 650 to act as COM/NAV2.

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