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Showroom 6DOF project using 12v DC Motors, Sabertooth 2x60's (was MM's) and Arduinos + OSW

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by SilentChill, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    See my response to your same question here: https://www.xsimulator.net/communit...ous-and-120a-peak-12v.6537/page-7#post-182020
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    just looking at your earlier posts.. i am still amazed by what you and all the DIYers have achieved...
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    trying to figure out which racing seat you have, @SilentChill ...
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    Whoa! Looks like you had a lot of fun building and improving until the platform you have now. And what a great result! Really cool and inspiring, thanks for the effort of documenting it all :)
  8. PeterW

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    Hello, SilentCill,

    Today I have looked a little closer at your thread and your absolutely awesome simulator. I have the feeling that your ball screws run very smooth and silent. Do you use high-quality ballscrews? You are writing on page 25, they are from AliExpress and cost £217.02. Please don't laugh now, but I'm not sure if you mean for 1 piece or for 6 pieces ? Both would be possible! I have already held China ballscrews in my hands for about 20 Pounds/each - they were scrap. The ones in my prototype cost about 70 Pounds/each and the ones I want to use for my project cost about 170 Pounds/each.... So what was your price?

    Could you please link or name the source? Would you buy the ball screws there again? Thx
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