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2DOF 360 Flight Simulator DIY

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Genkaster, Jul 3, 2022.

  1. Genkaster

    Genkaster New Member

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    Hello friends!
    I had the idea of building a flight simulator with two 360-degree axes for a long time, but I did not have enough knowledge in arduino. After mastering a few simpler projects, I still took up the construction of one axle. This is a layout, not full size. I took a frequency converter, an asynchronous motor and learned how to control them using an arduino, then I twisted a worm gear and an additional gearbox to the motor to get a reduction of 1:100, but in fact 1:110, since I planned to use the motor at 3000 rpm in minute. For feedback, I used a 360-degree hall sensor.
    I had an old version of simtools 1.3, by setting it up I got a 360 degree rotation with a zero crossing. I also checked it manually by sending 8bit data to the comport and made sure that the axis was 100% working.
    Further disappointment awaited me, I have a plugin for IL-2 Sturmovik and for Wartunder, having tried both, I did not get 360 degree rotation due to the fact that the plugin does not provide full 360 degree telemetry.
    After re-reading the information on the warthunder plugin for simtools 2.0, I realized that it gives telemetry in 360 degrees.
    Can anyone confirm this information?
    It is currently impossible for me to buy a simtools 2 license, with the free plugin that is available I cannot continue further research.
    Maybe someone was able to get full-fledged 360-degree telemetry from the game? Everything I have found on this forum is nothing more than what I have been able to achieve.
    I would be grateful for any help or advice. асинхрон.jpg
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    cfischer Active Member Gold Contributor

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    If you use something like flypt mover and run your axis in velocity mode you wont have to worry about zero crossing. Easier said than done i know, but it works much better. You cant filter position data and deal with the zero crossing at the same time so you have much less control.