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What kind of simulator for me?
Your first questions should be the following:
What do you want to simulate?
driving or flying ?
flying requires wide angulations: often joyrider, 6 DOF models or gSeat like military
driving requires short range and quick movements: all models (rarely joyrider), but ideally a seat mover (2DOF) **
2DOF seat mover (Frex, CXC, benefit of additional motion cues explained) **
2DOF with wheel and pedals on gimball
2DOF with wheel and pedals joyrider (acesim)
2DOF Flatbed (design)
3DOF with heave or under seat heave here, under frame heave here, or compact heave here.
DOF with traction loss
6 DOF (CKAS) vulbas merchan-e wannabeaflyers RiftFlyers
unpowered flight simulators:
What is your budget?
budget=sim + wheel + pedals + (shifter) + Gamer PC + screens or videoprojector + games licences
Depending on what you have left for your sim:
DC motors (Wiper, Worm) + HBridge : cheaper
SCN: more expensive
AC motors + VFD : expensive but powerful
or motorbike (credit @AlBuw) ?
or skying ?
or riding ?