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Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:35 pm
by Profs_72
So... I am currently having a problem with multiple airports from multiple developers and publishers so I've concluded that it is most likely something with P3D. That or I've seriously broken something somehow haha. On arrival, the dynamic lights from airports are off. Its really irritating to land and the airport is pitch black. Anyone know of a solution or something I could try?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:40 pm
by Martyson
Profs_72 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:35 pm So... I am currently having a problem with multiple airports from multiple developers and publishers so I've concluded that it is most likely something with P3D. That or I've seriously broken something somehow haha. On arrival, the dynamic lights from airports are off. Its really irritating to land and the airport is pitch black. Anyone know of a solution or something I could try?
@ Profs_72 ,

Which P3D product and version xxxyyy number?

Which airports?

Are the DL working at the same airport when it is a departure airport?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:45 pm
by Profs_72
Which P3D product and version xxxyyy number?
4.5.13.3097

Which airports?
So far, ORBX LOWI, ORBX EGGD, Flytampa YSSY

Are the DL working at the same airport when it is a departure airport?
Yes.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:48 pm
by Martyson
Profs_72 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:45 pm Which P3D product and version xxxyyy number?
4.5.13.3097

Which airports?
So far, ORBX LOWI, ORBX EGGD, Flytampa YSSY

Are the DL working at the same airport when it is a departure airport?
Yes.
Profs_72 ,

Why are you still on an old P3D version?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:58 pm
by Profs_72
There's a new one? I haven't checked for ages haha... Ill go update when I can.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:11 pm
by Martyson
Profs_72 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:58 pm There's a new one? I haven't checked for ages haha... Ill go update when I can.
@ Profs_72 ,
Have you checked with the developers support forums?
"ORBX LOWI, ORBX EGGD, Flytampa YSSY"

Have you searched this forum?
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Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:34 pm
by Profs_72
Have you checked with the developers support forums?
I tried to contact ORBX but I haven't received a response and since I had the same issue with another developer, I thought it was probably best that I come here.
Have you searched this forum?
I did but I could not find any solutions that helped me.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:37 pm
by Martyson
Profs_72 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:34 pm Have you checked with the developers support forums?
I tried to contact ORBX but I haven't received a response and since I had the same issue with another developer, I thought it was probably best that I come here.
Have you searched this forum?
I did but I could not find any solutions that helped me.
@ Profs_72
Have you checked with the developers "support forums" where users can reply?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:39 pm
by Profs_72
Yes, sorry, I used the ORBX support forums.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:39 pm
by airbader
This bug happens to me all the time at a variety of airports. Pretty sure it's just a consequence of P3D's abysmal lighting engine.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:44 am
by Profs_72
Just arrived after a flight and no, lights still dont work after updating to the latest version of P3D V4.

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:07 am
by Martyson
Profs_72 wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:44 am Just arrived after a flight and no, lights still dont work after updating to the latest version of P3D V4.
@ Profs_72 ,

It has been awhile since I flew into LOWI (daytime visual) so I may get the plates out and do a night flight.

General flight information:
Which aircraft are you using on your night flight into LOWI (Orbx)?

Departure airport?

STAR?

Which approach / approach plate and landing runway?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:04 pm
by Profs_72
Which aircraft are you using on your night flight into LOWI (Orbx)?
Aerosoft A320.

Departure airport?
For my last route, ORBX EGGD.
But it does the same when departing Simwings EGLL.
It also does the same on arrival into EGGD from LOWI.

STAR?
TULSI3A


Which approach / approach plate and landing runway?
LOC R RWY 26

Probably not the correct procedure I just bought it and Im gonna have to have a read up on it haha. Doesnt matter too much since I fly offline anyway

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:54 pm
by Martyson
@ Profs_72 ,

Do you have a screenshot of:
your gate departure LOWI at night ?
your gate arrival LOWI at night ?

Re: Dynamic lights not showing up on arrival

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:43 pm
by Profs_72