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6 DOF : which one ?

Discussion in 'Commercial Simulators and Peripherie' started by coyote, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. coyote

    coyote New Member

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    Hello,
    What do you think would be the best quality / price ratio choice for a 6DOF.
    Primarily for use under DCS and FS2020.
    The budget must remain reasonable.
    Thanks.
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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    That is a loaded question and very subjective, without a lot more context and criteria, you have not even specified a budget or any design preference or criteria!

    I can only give a personal view that in terms of building an actuator or rotary powered 6DOF, in terms of ease of setup Vs performance Vs cost I would go with @Thanos servo controller: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/amc-aasd15a-servo-controller.351/

    Then select suitable planetary gearboxes, build my own actuators, or use commercial off the shelf actuators, depending on budget and design decisions.
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    Hi,

    It's true I didn't give a lot of details. The use is mainly in VR, so no need for triple screens, I am looking for something compact (140 * 180cm on the ground) and I would prefer actuators rather than motors (but this is not an obligation) for a reasonable budget I mean about 5k € for the platform. For the rest I must be able to manage.
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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Some time spent researching to firm up your criteria would be a really good idea, it costs nothing but will save you heaps in terms of cost, build time and frustration.
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