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2DOF Racing Simulator for Playstation

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Jakob Carron, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Jakob Carron

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    hello!


    rigidity is good? did you calculate the gravity center ?
    what kind of motors will you use for this project?

    good luck!
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    The support the steering wheel at first sight seems fragile, perhaps need some reinforcement
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    I will keep all of your suggestions in mind but does anyone know what else I need right now to get accepted for the code?
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    What is the testing phase?
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    like other users have mentioned already did you check the centre of gravity with the seat, pedals, steering wheel and most importantly you on it. It looks in the pic like the universal joint should be under the seat probably slightly forward of centre of the seat base. as it is at the rear of the seat your motors are going to have to work very hard to hold position so the drivers are going to get unnecessarily hot in my opinion. More heat = more cooling and wasted power from the power supply, you might want to check this
    looking good so far but might want to beef it up a bit for stability, if u get the universal joint right adding extra weight to make it more sturdy wont matter in overall sim performance from what you have now in the pic. should improve it but just my opinion
    hope this helps
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    I did end up finding the center of gravity after and moved the U-Joint
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