Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Any issues, problems or troubleshooting topics related to the Prepar3D client application.
airbader
Posts: 133
Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:49 pm

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by airbader »

Profs_72 wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:54 am Ill give it a go tomorrow so.
Here's another thing to try:

Special effects distance to high

in the p3d cfg, set these two values:

MAX_POINT_LIGHTS=800
MAX_SPOT_LIGHTS=800
Profs_72
Posts: 29
Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:49 pm

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Profs_72 »

airbader wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:50 am
Profs_72 wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:54 am Ill give it a go tomorrow so.
Here's another thing to try:

Special effects distance to high

in the p3d cfg, set these two values:

MAX_POINT_LIGHTS=800
MAX_SPOT_LIGHTS=800
Ok, I may aswell just bump it up to 1000 so.
User avatar
Martyson
Posts: 11242
Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:08 am

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Martyson »

Additional information.

Arrive Orbx LOWI daytime, during taxi in changed to nighttime, DL is Off (screenshots).

My Prepar3D.cfg:
MAX_POINT_LIGHTS=900
MAX_SPOT_LIGHTS=900

Image

Image

Image

Image
Best Regards,
Vaughan Martell PP-ASEL (KDTW)
Profs_72
Posts: 29
Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:49 pm

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Profs_72 »

deleting the cfg did not fix it /=
hotbso
Posts: 7
Joined: Tue May 14, 2019 9:01 am

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by hotbso »

That's the solution
https://orbxsystems.com/forum/topic/145 ... nt-1378409

Works like a charm and is applicable to other airports as well.
Profs_72
Posts: 29
Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:49 pm

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Profs_72 »

Ok, Ill give it a go so.
Profs_72
Posts: 29
Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:49 pm

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Profs_72 »

Thank you! Ok, so now that LOWI is fixed, how will I fix the other airports that don't work?
User avatar
Martyson
Posts: 11242
Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:08 am

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Post by Martyson »

Daytime flight, P3Dv5.1HF1, Orbx LOWI
While in cruise, changed to nighttime
Landed
No dynamic lighting at the gates
Best Regards,
Vaughan Martell PP-ASEL (KDTW)
Post Reply