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Testing SimTools without a simulator

Many are curious about SimTools and you can experiment with SimTools without having a motion simulator.

Here is a handy tool by @perdixero which simulates the movements of a 2dof, without having hardware or needing to connect anything: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/simple-application-to-analyze-the-axis-setting.10430/

Alternatively SimTools comes with the Live For Speed plugin already supplied and here @value1 explains the steps where you can test SimTools with Live For Speed without needing a simulator: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/game-engine-exceptions.7080/#post-82208

As an alternative you can also use the free version of Google SketchUp to make your model motion controlled by a game of your choice and SimTools:

The latest version of SketchUp: http://www.sketchup.com/download

How to connect SimTools to SketchUp: http://www.xsimulator.net/connect-simtools-sketchup/

See @SilentChill's tips for configuring Sketchup 2015 for SimTools: http://www.xsimulator.net/community...v-dc-motors-mms-and-arduinos.6948/#post-79442
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SimTools Settings, Tips and Tricks
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Jul 13, 2015
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