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6dof dc 24v smolka zigzag49

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by zigzag49, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. Historiker

    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

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    The vertical orientation makes sense in this instance, as it captures both the base and the top of the rig. This project is slim, not like the sprawling monster that is my own build, lol.
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    Si il est si compact c'est afin de tirer toute la quintessence des petits moteurs.
    Ceci permet d'avoir un maximum d'amplitude des mouvements avec de courtes manivelles.

    If it is so compact it is to take the quintessence of small engines.
    This allows for maximum range of motion with short cranks.
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    A concept that works well:thumbs
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    wannabeaflyer2 Well-Known Member

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    Hi ZigZag , Checked out your brilliant project on the french forum and saw that you guys developed several version of software for this project can you provide a link .. My Sabertooth Kangaroo setup is proving to be a Pain at the moment, and i'd like to Try your Systems Electronic/ Software and simtools later on with my Platform mechanics to see if will get me closer to a finished working platform .. :)
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    Hi
    What do you want exactly, Arduino code?
    sorry bad google translation, I're not really understand:blush
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    Hi @wannabeaflyer2, I wrote some Ard code for @zigzag49 and his wonderful 6 dof. How many motors do you have ? And what is the model of your Sabertooth ?
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    On his post he uses 2x32 3 sabertooth, I understand he wants to change his card for a mega.
    See confirmation of that leave.
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    Hi Wanegain and Zigzag Thanks for getting back to me on this, I Have bought 3 (2 x 32) Sabertooths for my 6 dof Sim and having major hassle with the Kangaroo reporting Control Error every now and then,( im guessing the auto-tune is still not right, but its driving me mad to be this close to having the platform running well enough and long enough to fine tune it ,

    So When i saw Zigzags Option it struck me that i could switch without it costing me much more money ( i have all the parts already ) so i was after the Ardunio Mega Code , to see if i could use it on my platform , The wheel chair motors seem quite capable of lifting and moving quickly even my 100KG butt ,LOL and without drawing that much current ( so far i have not seen the battery load go above 20Amp with all 6 motors in action ) , so that part would be a great actuator for sims , i just need to get to test it under full load and at decent speed , that way i can report back we may have a decent Motor/ Gearbox for smaller 6doF Sims .. Cheers Guys keep checking my posts im hoping to be putting some positive news instead of me bitchin for a change :)
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    Here is the code written by wanegain and configuration in simtool.
    This will also be the first post.

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  10. wannabeaflyer2

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    Cheers zigzag49 your a star , I will download this later when im on my pc , thanks for the info and software playtime tomorrow :)
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    Great job, great, thanks for sharing.
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    Thank you merchan-e;)
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    Hi waingain and zigzag49 just to say thanks for the code guys, will keep ya posted on the result of my testing once I start
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    New video with all effects + traction loss.

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    Les mouvements semblent intéressants,
    Les sensations y-sont-elles ?

    The movements seem interesting,
    They are-are the feelings?
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    Great work!!! The spring system is a great idea also!
    Now I want to make a 6dof with my electric jacks :think
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    really great job you have done there. compact for living room.time for driving it now:cheers .
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    Thank you .
    The sensations are despite the low amplitude, it still lacks for heave, otherwise the simulation is very reactive I am changing configuration for testing in Type FREX see what happens.
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    Nice work @zigzag49 ...
    But in the last video 00:40 left curve plus some other curves ... it clearly shows that the Roll force is inverted ...
    You lean inward the curve like a motorcycle not like a CAR centrifugal Roll force.
    Roll goes the same direction as the TL before it is really lost .
    So you Roll to the max in either directions then a TL comes in the same direction to balance Roll center again .
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