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Question Axis assignment for 6DOF rig

Discussion in 'Commercial Simulators and Peripherie' started by lord_of_the_ping, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. lord_of_the_ping

    lord_of_the_ping New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I am working on a project using the DOF Reality P6 rig (pictures for ref). I have been struggling to setup the axis assignment for a while now.

    I tried to start with one DOF at a time like heave which should be fairly simple but no matter what I try the result is always roll or sway. The 3 motors on the left always move opposite to the ones on the right. I tried changing the direction in the axis assignment tab but had no luck. I managed to get Roll, Yaw and Sway to work but any longitudinal motion - pitch and surge don't work because the motors don't change directions as <I expect them to.

    I have attached some images of my rig and a sketch with the axis names. Any suggestions/tips would be great. I have also tried setting game presets like pCars2 and dirt 3 6dof but this issue remains. No surge, pitch and heave motion.

    Regards.

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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Can you please post pictures of all of your settings.
  4. lord_of_the_ping

    lord_of_the_ping New Member

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    Ya I have attached my setting below. For now I am using the asseto-6dof preset. But this produces roll instead pitch. No surge and heave either.

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    The Dir being checked orange or not determines which way an axis moves.

    So, presuming the wiring is correct, for heave I would expect all axis are either checked or unchecked, in other words all axis should move up and down in unison, but you have a mixture, where 3 are checked and 3 are unchecked.
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    So do you suggest checking the wiring again? I did not assemble the rig myself so that could be an issue. I would also expect for heave all the axis being checked or unchecked but that just mixes the motion with roll. Even with my current setting I dont get heave, the axis done move in unison.
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    Sounds like on some motors the wires are reversed.
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    lord_of_the_ping New Member

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    Fixed the issue, it was a silly error with the interface settings for the left and right side controller.

    Cheers!
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