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I am not from Laminar Research; just a flight simmer.
Thank you for the explanation of the acronyms while raising your question.
Have you configured your hardware items within X-Plane?
X-Plane is not like other flight sim packages where you just "plug and play" with your hardware. These items have to be individually configured within X-Plane and not using your operating system or any software supplied with the item.
You need to totally delete any software you have installed to get the items to work. If it was a saitek/logitech product my comment would be to dig a hole and bury the software never to be used again.
Having done that, connect one of the items then turn your PC on and then initiate X-Plane. Once X-plane is active it should have recognised your item buy showing an image on screen. If no image your may have to start from first principles.
Once configured give the calibrated item a name and save the name. Why? X-Plane 11 now has the benefit you can calibrate hardware items for individual aircraft using the same item without having to physically recalibrate each time. All you do is select the name of that controller for that aircraft within "preferences" shown at the drop down menu at the top of the screen. A little tedious to set up but time saving in the long term when flying several aircraft. An example may be for your pedals as "cessna pedals" or "piper pedals" and so on.
Once competed shut down X-Plane and repeat the process all over again for the next item. Continue until all is well.
What you need to ensure is that your do not assign a button/switch/lever to two actions or one action to two buttons/switches/levers for one particular allocated name.
Have a look at the following videos from Michael Brown who runs a business called XForcePC in the USA whereby he builds PCs predominantly for X-Plane users. This business is also the preferred supplier of PCs by Laminar Research. The links for the videos can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU_TuALAlJk and also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2-PJxkYOSQ Consider the process of what is being shown/explained and not the hardware that is actually demonstrated.
I hope I have been of some help and you solve your problem
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