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

  1. Groquest

    Groquest New Member

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    Hi, I'm making an SFX-100 build using profiles from AliExpress. I have posted my rig which is a work in progress. I will post more updates in the thread as I finish the project. Thank you.
  2. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Groquest.

    I see your build thread is progressing well and I am looking forward to following your progress.
  3. Gunni

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    Hello, my name is Günther and I come from Austria. I am interested in the flight simulators Xplane and FS2020 and I definitely fly with VR. For that I have to build a 3D or 6D motion platform.
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  4. ROBERTO PAGLIA

    ROBERTO PAGLIA New Member Gold Contributor

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    good morning everyone my name is Roberto and I am a new user
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  5. Gunni

    Gunni New Member

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    Hello I am from Austria and my Interesting is Flightsimulator in VR and i have a little bit
    knowledge in electronic and my interess is 2d 3d and 6d.
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  6. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Gunni and @ROBERTO PAGLIA.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: 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, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your projects.
  7. Stan Waddell

    Stan Waddell New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi All,

    I am new to the forum. I found this forum after purchasing and assembling a Dofreality H3. I am having a blast driving Assetto Corsa and flying Elite Dangerous. I am really interested in getting Need For Speed Most Wanted (NFSMW) working. I have been unsuccessful as of yet. I have Live for Speed working, but no joy with NFSMW. If anyone has it working and knows some tricks I would love to hear about them.

    Happy driving!
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  8. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  9. Stan Waddell

    Stan Waddell New Member Gold Contributor

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  10. blackdjai

    blackdjai New Member

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    Hi all,

    I ve found this site by searching how to make a simulator for F1 for PC game.

    I bought simtools and .... really, I ' am a newbee .... it's my cousin who wants to do that, because, he is a Great fan of F1 since years.

    Now, he decided than it's time to build his own simulator .... I help him, because, I am the "computer man" of the family :) .... and first of all, I love F1 and to make our own simulator is an exciting challenge.

    And, our second challenge, is to do the same with a PS4, but, one thing at a time.
  11. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @blackdjai.

    Sounds like between yourself and your cousin you have good backgrounds for building a motion rig.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: 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, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  12. herve069

    herve069 New Member

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    Hi all!
    My name is Hervé, I'm 36.
    I live in France.
    I have a simulator since about 10 years, and now it's time to convert it into dynamic!
  13. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @herve069.

    It would be great to hear more about your rig.

    You will find plenty of helpful information in the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: 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, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
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  14. MagicEdge

    MagicEdge Active Member Gold Contributor

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    herve069, post your simulator build on its own post. Everyone likes to see builds for ideas. Xsimulator family will help with any issues to get you up and running.
  15. Abram Manoge

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    After watching videos of sim rigs. I decided im gonna buy one and saw the prices. So here i am hoping i can build one myself. So far i have learnt alot from this forum in the past 24hours
  16. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Abram Manoge.

    Many of us started in the same position, with a dream and lots to learn.

    Check out the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: 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, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  17. Abram Manoge

    Abram Manoge Member

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    Thank you. I've ordered some parts I plan on starting with wiper motors and move to better motors as time goes
  18. Niall Dockery

    Niall Dockery New Member

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    Hi All

    I’m Niall from Ireland, I’m a complete noob to the sim (and gaming!) world, but iv been thinking about building a motion platform some time now.
    Iv recently finished building a cnc plasma table so I have a little experience with electronics, but after browsing some of the stuff on here it seems this is in an entirely different league!
    Iv been recreationally flying planes for close to 10 years now and iv always been into steel fabrication, so I thought, why not combine the two and see if can build a flight sim to use when the weather is crap!
    I’m hoping to build at least a 3 Dof rig, pitch, roll, yaw and a lot of the machines on here are incredible so I’m looking forward to pick the the brains of all you pros!
  19. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Welcome @Niall Dockery.

    You actually have a great set of experiences for building a motion rig, many here started with less. Researching and clarifying your plans and proposed equipment before buying anything is a good way to go, it will save you time and money.

    Check out the FAQs, in particular check out the SimTools, fundamentals of motion and the design sections: 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, ask any questions you have there and detail your project progress: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/forums/diy-motion-simulator-projects.22/

    Good luck with your project.
  20. Niall Dockery

    Niall Dockery New Member

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    Thank you, a lot more research is definitely required!