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Setup instructions for the RealSimGear GTN Devices in X-Plane 11 and/or X-Plane 12

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Written by Nick
Updated over a week ago

Last Updated: December 20, 2023

Package Inclusions

  • One: Quick Start Guide.

  • One: RealSimGear GTN650 or GTN750.

  • One: 12V 2.0 Amp DC Power Adapter with a 5.5mm x 2.1mm barrel connector. (North America socket pattern).

  • One: USB A to B cable .

  • One: 90 Degree HDMI adapter (included with the GTN650 only).

  • Four: M3 Self-tapping screws for plastic to secure your device to an appropriate desktop stand.

Before You Start

Before you begin the setup of your RealSimGear GTN 750 or GTN 650, you will need to complete the following items before connecting the device to your computer:

Install the RealSimGear Plugin

You will need to download and install the current version of the RealSimGear Plugin for X-Plane 11 and/or X-Plane 12.

Note: You will not need to install the optional touch screen drivers.

Install 3rd party GTN software

If you have not done so already, you will need to purchase, download, and install the Reality-XP GTN Avionics software for either the GTN750, GTN650 or Both devices.

Mounting your GTN to a RealSimGear Desktop Stand

The RealSimGear GTN 650 and GTN 750 can be mounted in a number of ways. The most common method of mounting will be through the use of a RealSimGear Desktop Stand (Sold Separately).

Included with your RealSimGear GTN, will be a small plastic bag containing four, M3 self-tapping screws. These four screws will be used to secure the GTN to the stand in the four holes depicted in the images below:

Note: Install the screws with a hand screwdriver (#2 Phillips Head). Overtightening the screws can strip the mounting holes or effect operation of the devices.

GTN 650

GTN 750

The images above show the GTN devices being mounted in a single device mount. If you have purchased a GTN combination mount, the method of installation will be the same, as the cutout patterns in the combo stands are the same as the single device stands.

An Easy to Follow Setup and Installation Procedure

At RealSimGear, we have heard your requests for better installation guides! We have replaced our written instructions with a guided and complete setup video for your GTN devices in X-Plane. The video instructions are shown for X-Plane 12, however the exact same methods and procedures can be followed for X-Plane 11.

Use the links below to jump to a specific section of the setup video.

00:00 Introduction

00:12 Optional Accessories

02:25 Unboxing The 650

04:12 Unboxing The 750

05:29 PC Setup Introduction

06:05 Step 1 Physical Connections

08:02 Step 2 Configure Display Settings

09:19 Step 3 Change Windows Settings

10:18 Step 4 Map The Screens

11:53 Step 5 Purchase Reality-XP

18:53 Step 6 Load Up X-Plane

20:19 Step 7 Install RSG Plugin

24:35 Step 8 Drag The Screens Over To Hardware

25:42 Getting Rid of White Bar

27:35 Step 9 Check RSG Device Interface & Test

28:55 Flight Sim Pro :)

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