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Showroom 6DOF racing platform 12v dc 3.6kw arduino and mm/SMC3

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by bruce stephen, May 3, 2016.

  1. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    Rebuilt my gt wheel. Got rid of lower buttons added a button on each side up top. Added bluetooth 4.0 with bluehid board and battery in center of rim.
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    I look forward to hearing how you get on with the Bluetooth, What board exactly is that ?
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    Hey Bruce nice rig and osw wheel is a great addition I'm running one of the older argon units
    But anyways I have a question do you have a link were too find the wire connections too solder to monster moto board for - +
    Would be a big help I'm currently solder wire straight too board takes a lot of time
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    20170107_144225.jpg @Justin Dail i just solder 14awg stranded to the supply side then I solder a flange spade wire connector to the output.

    @Nick Moxley three weeks on the Bluetooth it's awesome I haven't had to charge yet, no missed shifts. Worth the price to eliminate cords.

    I also updated the title to more accurately reflect the state of my project. I do still plan on the surge plate upgrade but it won't happen until much warmer weather. I have found an old Pilates machine with a nice set of nylon rollers and a couple tracks I will use.
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    Curious to know if the pillow blocks have prevented more hall sensor failures?
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    Yup I haven't replaced one since implementing.
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  8. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    I got the idea from another 6dof here that was using similar motors as me but they put the assembly on the top of the motor.
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    new dash made with simhub for the rgb leds and dash meter pro for the android 7" tablet. there are 47 leds total. the 16 led ring is a fuel gauge.
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    That is one gorgeous looking dash! Nice work.
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  11. bruce stephen

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    Its been awhile since Ive updated this thread. Its time to upgrade to @SeatTime style actuators.
    I started by just copying the specs from @wannabeaflyer2 his pdf is very detailed. But as my motors and other parts were different I started just drawing my own. I have finished the main structure including plates,spacers, bearing retainer. I will start adding the position sensor assembly and limit switch brackets next.
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    What are you print settings (material and infill)?
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    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    I am using pla. At 100percent infill. I started with petg g but i think pla will be plenty strong. I have a bunch of pla sitting here so thats what im using. If it doesnt hold up its back to pet or abs.
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    Thing of Beauty @bruce stephen glad the drgs were of some help . can I ask what the yellow printed part does or holds ?? me being nosey LOL ..aha got it liner bush of some sort :)
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  16. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    it is holding the Igus bearing in place. I chose a bearing that had a flange. I'm trying to reduce amount of parts bought example: with the spacers (they capture the nuts at the bottom) it reduces the nuts and washers from 24 each down to 16 each. If you see early pitfalls please let me know as this is all "suck it and see". :D
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    Slow progress
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    Impressive. Keep it up Bruce.
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    @bruce stephen
    Are you going to put a lower bearing on the ballscrew?
    Motor's bearings do not like thrust loads on them and the wave washer used behind the motor bearing for thrust forces will quickly be useless.
    Also if you use an "oldham" type of coupling watch out for hitting lower hard limit as it will probably lift the ballscrew up and you may lose the balls from the screw assembly.
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  20. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    bk12 bearing but it hasnt arrived yet.