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Discussion in 'New users start here - FAQ' started by fermevc, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. ilodev

    ilodev New Member

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    Hi everyone!, I just joined after a long hiccup and I'm trying to get back to speed in the simracing world.
    I've done some software/hardware work in the past, and I'm willing to start doing it again :)

    I hope I can start sharing what is going on soon!
  2. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  3. Spiros K

    Spiros K New Member Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    AC motor, Arduino, 4DOF
    Building my first motion sim. :)
    Glad to be part of the forum.
    From, Melbourne Australia
  4. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Spiros K, yet another Aussie joining the motion sim fold.

    You have come to the right place, as 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 to get you started, in particular check out the design section: 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.
  5. jazz 2204

    jazz 2204 New Member

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    hi this is jazz
  6. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    My Motion Simulator:
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  7. ATZ8

    ATZ8 New Member

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    Hi! I'm ready to read and get a little stuffy. Anyway I already have a small experiment with simulators and with arduino. I know how to weld and I have manual work. See you soon with my project
  8. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @ATZ8.

    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 project.
  9. stof744

    stof744 New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hello
    I'm chris from France, i'm building a motion sim based on a RSeat RS1 with 4x SFX-100
    Great to find good informations here !
  10. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  11. Mtrex

    Mtrex New Member

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    Hello from Spain!

    I am new here, but also in simracing. Actually looking for the best way yo start (probably it will be a T300...), but what I really find interesting are all those DIY projects that are here... Lets learn little by little and one day I will try to do something similar!
  12. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Mtrex.

    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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  13. Faisal Nyan

    Faisal Nyan Member

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, my name is Faisal and I'm from Malaysia. I'm looking into making a diy belt driven wheel and hoping to upgrade it to a direct drive in the future. I've already compiled the prices for a lot of the parts and plan to make a post asking a bunch of stuff, so stay tuned for that if you're interested to help hehe

    P. S. I noticed there's only a dedicated DD wheel forum and non for belt driven ones for us on a extremely tight budget haha, might post there, hopefully it's not against the rules
  14. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  15. Faisal Nyan

    Faisal Nyan Member

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    Thank you, I've done so, but I am still quite anxious about a few things, I've already read quite A few threads about them.
  16. Ochso

    Ochso New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hello all - Im new and know nothing , thus am eager to learn as much as I can.

    Always enjoyed sim racing on the PC from the early Toca touring cars on a sidewinder FFB wheel . To the present day offerings.
    I suppose one could say I'm technically not overly young at over half a century , but I make up for it by my mental age which is considerably lower ( or so I have been told)
    A motion rig is something Ive yearned for a long time, so I treated myself to an earlyish surprise Christmas present .
    And as soon as the fixings arrive (an honest mistake by the manufacturers) I will begin the assembly and Ill be a proud owner of a t1000 2dof platform.

    I play in VR so I am hopeful that the platform will increase the immersion levels further.
    I know I will no doubt get slower - but I don't care about that . well not much any way.

    Hopefully I wont ask too many inane questions as the FAQs look darned detailed . Just have a lot of reading to do.

    So just to say hello ( again)

    Ochso
    (pronounced like the beefy drink)
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  17. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Ochso.

    Just so you know there is a dedicate thread for commercial rigs, so please start a new thread there and share your rig, plus post any questions you may have: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/commercial-simulators-and-peripherie.52/

    The FAQs are a great place to start.

    With VR and motion keep in mind that more is less when creating motion profiles, you want the rig to have fast and precise movement, not large axis movements.

    Have fun with your Xmas present.
  18. baban

    baban simracer amateur

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    hi everyone,
    i am baban form Algeria,I have a pvc cockpit and I would like to start my first 2dof project with wiper motor and BTS_2,

    thank you for accepting me in the community,

    Best regards.
  19. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @baban.

    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/

    Including things like ground isolating wiper motors: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/wiper-motor-mandatory-ground-isolation.25/

    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 2DOF project.
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  20. SoftKitty

    SoftKitty Member

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    Hello, I'm Kai from China.
    I'm working as a car engine component engineer for a Japanese company, I'm interested in everything related with cars.
    I started sim racing games from 2018, after building my static rig and some devices with simhub, I took the challenge to make a 2dof , that's why I found here.
    I've already started my project and almost finished.
    Glad to know friends from all over the world!
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