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  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Congrat on the new rig @Hugo49.

    When you are ready please start a new thread in the commercial rig section and share some more details: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/commercial-simulators-and-peripherie.52/
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  2. Wilson Rios

    Wilson Rios New Member

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    Hello everyone, just joined the forum!
    There are lots of good stuff at Xsim forum that I would love to learn.
    Planning of building a 2DOF cockpit, maybe a 6DOF if I lose my mind into it. :)
  3. Hector Javier Rios

    Hector Javier Rios New Member

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    Hi everyone, my name is Hector and I'm from Medellin Colombia. A few months ago I found this site and since then I have read a lot of the good information that is here. I am only here to introduce myself and give thanks to the X simulator forum and this whole community for making our simulator projects come true. also to inform that I will start my own thread where I will post all the advances of my project. I will be in touch with you. Thank you
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  4. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @Wilson Rios and @hector Javier.

    You have come to the right place, there is a really active community here who freely give of their time and expertise.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your projects.[/USER]
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2019
  5. marcelou

    marcelou New Member

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    Hello Xsimulator, hello all !
    My name is Florian and I'm from France.
    Just join your community. I've read a lot of threads and I have to read a lot more !
    I plan to build a 2dof seat mover for console ( PS4 / PC2 and AC ) but I have a lot of questions to answer before !
    My goal is to build a standalone mover ( i.e. with a raspberry for simtools and an arduino for motor control or a lattepanda or ... :) ).
    Hope I'll find the needed help/answers here.
    See you on my first thread, it will come soon !
    Thanks
  6. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @marcelou.

    A mini PC may be an easier route for SimTools.

    For your 2DOF have a look at existing member builds, that may help you refine your own project ideas: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    You will find plenty to get you started in the FAQs, from design software, dimension of sims, to PSUs, pots, motors, control hardware options, plus heaps more like dashboards: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.
  7. marcelou

    marcelou New Member

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    Thank you @noorbeast for your welcome message and the links provided.
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  8. mm jeon

    mm jeon New Member

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    Hello,
    The motion platform is so unfamiliar to me. I want to learn a lot from this place.
  9. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @mm jeon

    You will find plenty to get you started in the FAQs, from design software, dimension of sims, to PSUs, pots, motors, control hardware options, plus heaps more: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.
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  10. AntiZ

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    Hi!
    Thanks for the great forum, have been a wannabee for (too) long.
    I'm an electrical engineer that works with flight simulators for a living (at a swedish aircraft manufacturer).
    At home, racing and trucking simulation is the melody!
    My current rig (PC) has a racing chair, and an MDF/wood construction for the G29 wheel with an adjustable height (so that my children can drive), three 32" fullHD giving an 180 degree otw.
    The chair is bolted to a subwoofer box, no buttkick effect :(
    Planing to upgrade my rig to 3dof (2+tracrion loss), and will use the forum to adress all bits and pieces.
    Arduino and DC motors is the plan at the moment, and a home made steelframe 20/25mm square steel tube...
  11. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @Anti, sounds like you have excellent experience and skill set for your project.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    You can go through existing member projects for specific ideas or inspiration: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Or search for specific types of projects using the Google Custom Search function on the Recent page: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/find-new/posts?recent=1

    If something sounds odd then look it up in the glossary: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  12. Olajide Oyekunle

    Olajide Oyekunle New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi, my name is Olajide from Nigeria. I am completely new to sim building but i have good skills in sim panel design for aircraft. I am an aviator (specifically C-130 flight engineer). i do Lua programming and Arduino. i am good with electronics as well. My intent here is to develp my skill at designing and building a flight sim of my own. and then maybe hopefully go commercial.
  13. noorbeast

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    Welcome @Olajide Oyekunle.

    Just be aware that where there is a commercial intent start your build thread in the Commercial thread section, even for a DIY prototype, see here for details: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/commercial-related-use-of-simtools-and-prototypes.173/

    You will find plenty in the FAQs to get your started: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/commercial-simulators-and-peripherie.52/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.
  14. Rabberzzz

    Rabberzzz New Member

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    I just have to start somewere. So let's do that! I end up on this site, a lot has interested me. So I am looking forward to were this forum is taking me. I am from the Netherlands and just wanted to say Hi!
  15. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @Rabberzzz.
    You will find plenty in the FAQs to get your started: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.
  16. yangjinghan

    yangjinghan New Member

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    NEW! i'm a college student,we are building a six aix simulator
  17. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @yangjinghan.

    That is an ambitious aspiration, so spend some time researching.

    You will find plenty in the FAQs to get your started: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    Including a 6DOF section: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/6dof.22/category

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.
  18. yangjinghan

    yangjinghan New Member

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    the thing is my friends got a project,they build a 6 aix platform but only for video experience,yeah you can't play games on it what you can do is just watch. I say "how about a upgrade?" that's why i came here.
  19. Florin Constantinescu

    Florin Constantinescu New Member

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    Hello, may name is Florin and I'm from Bucharest, Romania, Europe.
    I have knowledge in Arduino, electronics, mechanics, welding, wood working.
    I am a fan of auto race games, but I find more fan in building stuff, so I'm planning a 6DOF motion simulator!

    Let the fun BEGIN!
  20. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome @Florin Constantinescu.

    A 6DOF is an ambitious first project, so spend some time researching.

    You will find plenty in the FAQs to get your started: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/

    Including a 6DOF section: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/6dof.22/category

    There is a glossary for all those acronyms we tend to use, which will help you decipher some descriptions: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/glossary-of-acronyms-and-names.66/

    When you are ready please start your own project thread here: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Feel free to ask questions on your build thread, the members here give freely of both their time and expertise.

    Good luck with your project.