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

  1. Drewzy

    Drewzy New Member

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    Just to clarify....
    What would be the better option in terms of the motor and gearbox:
    200W Worm Drive - 12v/12amp 3600rpm motor 20nM with 50:1 Gearbox $218.90
    https://www.motiondynamics.com.au/12v-or-24v-dc-worm-drive-geared-motor-200w-22-128-rpm-15-30nm.html
    OR
    200W Worm Drive - 12v/12amp 3600rpm motor 160rpm at gearbox $109.00
    http://www.motiondynamics.com.au/worm-drive-motor-12v-24v-200w-180-rpm-20nm-torque.html
    Then swap out Gearbox to 60:1 $97.90
    http://www.motiondynamics.com.au/worm-drive-gearbox-to-suit-industrial-motors.html
  2. bsft

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    @Drewzy , depends on how you plan to connect the motors to the frame. I suggest start a new thread and we can discuss it there.
  3. Michael Hensen

    Michael Hensen Active Member

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    I have 1:50 gearbox and DC motor ZYT90-155, levers will be around 60mm. Planning on a rig like @Erwan960 but leave the frame of the playseat intact, placed on top of a 18mm board.
  4. Angki Afrizal

    Angki Afrizal New Member

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    Hi.. a newbie in this stuff and interesting making motion-simulator and all about it, so i look forward to know about the components and the system in more detail and step by step , so where can i find it in this thread ??? thx
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  6. NewRider

    NewRider New Member

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    Hello, My name is Borhan and I am from Turkey.

    I am total new for gaming with simulators and i am planing to build one on the long term after i can be able to know the principle.

    Happy to be in here with you and thank you for this forum.
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  7. Rude42

    Rude42 New Member

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    Hi folks,im new here would like to say a big hello to you all.
    a little bit about me,my name is Rich and im from England,Ive been a keen gamer for many years,playing
    all sorts from fps to racing sims.
    I feel I have cheated a bit, but I have bought a sim instead if building one. Joyride atomic A2.
    I have customised it by adding a three screen setup on to it,to run with the sim.
    have join this community hoping to learn from you good people here,and maybe meet up on the track.
  8. bsft

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    Hello @Rude42 , thats fine if you bought one. We have another member that has a bought sim as well, and uses the speed controlled fan setup on his using simtools. You may even be able to use the TM1638 dash setup if you like.
    Still , post up some pics to inspire us for builds. And yes, you should be able to find some fellow racers for game action online.
  9. kermit76

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    Hello,

    I'm new to this forum.
    I hope to build a 6 dof motionbase for FSX in the future.
    For now I want to start to build a 2 or 3 DOF Arduino Uno Powerd motionbase (with servo's).
    I hope to find the information I need for this project on this site.
  10. GeorgeW

    GeorgeW New Member

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    Greetings all,

    New member here, have been interested in simulators for years, but just now getting serious about building something. I'm going to start a new thread and hopefully get some advice from you experts!

    Thanks,

    George
  11. bsft

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    weclome @kermit76 and @GeorgeW , just dig through the threads and ask as you need to
  12. al3x

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    Hi, my name is Alex and I am from Brisbane, Australia. I bought a G27 a few years back and am just getting around to building a sim for a bit of fun with a mate. I have a background in electrical and electronics and just need to figure out the interfacing to get it all working together with the software. Im planning to start with a 2dof seat mover and progress from there.
  13. bsft

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    no worries man, there are a few here on the east so we can help for sure!
    Dave.
  14. mrz

    mrz Bus driving simulator

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    is it motion platform simulator or the fixed one?
  15. RiftFlyer

    RiftFlyer Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi all. I'm a new member with an interest in flight sims. Specifically helicopters. I hope to build a 6dof in the near future. I'm waiting to see how oculus can be integrated into motion platforms without causing false head tracking cues. Once this hurdle is resolved I will begin purchasing components. In the mean time I will continue to research and learn from the great information posted here.
  16. bsft

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    which one are you talking about?
  17. S14A elexian

    S14A elexian New Member

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    Hello to all

    I'm French my English is google translation sorry!

    I love cars and driving on the circuit drift or grip I have a nissan s14a.

    the simulator is very interesting for me to know the circuits and lead me on the famous Nurburgring in Germany or other

    before actually coming to race my car fit for racing

    simtools is very interesting for me

    joined the virtual reality!



    Bonjour à tous

    je suis français mon anglais est du google traduction sorry!

    j'adore les voitures et la conduite sur circuit drift ou grip je possède une nissan s14a.

    le simulateur est très intéréssant pour moi pour connaitre les circuits et m'entrainer sur le très célèbre nurburgring en allemagne ou autre

    avant de venir réellement faire la course avec ma voiture équiper pour la course

    simtools est pour moi très intéréssant

    le virtuel rejoint le réel!
  18. RacingMat

    RacingMat Well-Known Member Gold Contributor

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    Bienvenu S14A elexian!

    DoItYourself Simulators are really amazing: cheap and efficient for better immersion!

    You can pin your location here on the worlwide map: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/memberMap/ ;)
    Yours
    Mat
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    les simulateurs faits-maison sont excellent pour une meilleure immersion : pas chers et efficaces!

    Tu peux indiquer ton emplacement sur la carte mondiale !
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  19. S14A elexian

    S14A elexian New Member

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    one more hop on the map.
    thank you for the link mate
  20. trent

    trent New Member

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    Hi Riftflyer, I too have an oculus, and was wondering about the false cues from a motion rig as well. I am hoping that by mounting the camera from the 2nd dev kit onto the motion rig itself, the relative position of the units would cancel any false motion cues.