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Showroom 3070W 6DOF Seat Mover (WIP Surge_Sway table)

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Pit, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. RaceRay

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    @speedy already done;-) What an awesome motion rig!
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    OMG - now I am coming under stress :p Thanks for the great honor :)
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    @speedy was given an input for linear bearings here, so due to this initiate I was looking for some linear slides. Meanwhile I found three slides for the "heave lift" which could be in the line for using with:
    758903250_2_Big.jpg
    I have do decide today, the auction will end in the evening. Despite of all I do not know yet which concept I should follow, the "hing" concept is easy to build and the offset is not worth the mention:
    3DOF seatmover.jpeg
    The "heave lift" concept using the linear slides would be more professional, but needs more skill and tinkering (at least a spring, too):
    3DOF seatmover2.jpeg
    Edit: I am glad that my way stupid questions can to be answered by myself. Issue solved.
    Expected offset using "hing" concept :
    3DOF seatmover3.jpeg
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    Thanks buddy :thumbs ... @Pit is always awesome :p
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    good job
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    update and waiting for some more MMs and one Ard.
    20150505_122216.jpg
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    My lovely new babies have been arrived ;)
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    WIP:
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    So how long until you expect being back on the track with all the extra juice @Pit?
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    Dear mate, Sunday afternoon I expect
    UPDATE
    20150508_173211.jpg
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    One year ago I never expected so many electronic gadgets...wth! *welding the MMs*
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    How many hours to get there ?
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    Excellent stuff - can confirm from my system that a separate heave really adds to the realism of the simulation.
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    hi @Bodax can't count them. There was many try and error but every step of the rig could be successfully finished despite of any issues. I never had a plan. I was collecting as many low cost material as I could get and then I started :) Only the motors and drivers have been chosen due to the help of members from here and an other unnamed forum :p
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    The last two pictures before I will power on my rig today...the one shows the "DHB" MM combo and the other an emergency switch solution - because the lever has no big scope the power off buttons are mandatory.
    IMG_20150509_162908.jpg
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    MM RIP...one MM died but doono why. Fortunately I have two more...NTL annoying :confused:
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    Murphy's law...just when you least expect stuff it happens!
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    Obviously a second damaged or non functional MM!! Neither using SMC3 standard configuration nor all other settings are working :mad:

    PS: one MM works as a half bridge, so the heave should do the job but not like as I would like. Tomorrow I will check out the last sample.
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    @Pit : that's too bad these new MM which are faulty...
    where do them come from?
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    @RacingMat: got them from Aliexpress -
    http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free...-high-current-30A-for-arduino/2040328642.html
    two failed, two are working (yet). One has build in the second will follow now. I tried first inly one MM as a half bridge but still too weak - you know, the heave winch needs much power. I do not want to use any springs so I hope two MMs will make the deal ;)
    BTW the two VNH2SP30 chips are not plan to each other, it is very weird to put the cooler on them...
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