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cheapest configuration?

Discussion in 'Motor actuators and drivers' started by dope-walker, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. dope-walker

    dope-walker New Member

    May 6, 2019
    +3 / 0 / -0
    After I was no longer interested in it for a long time, I would now like to continue with my project .....

    Unfortunately, I have found that I have absolutely no idea about motors and actuators.

    When I look at the SCN actuators then I really have to say that is way too expensive for me!

    Is there really no solution that costs me around 150 € or so?
    when i look at amazon i find a lot of door openers or other linear motors that fit the price.

    Actually I thought 2 motors so back left and right and in the middle of the rics a joint from an old drive shaft ...
    But then I think the hub is too small.

    I know that it doesn't make any great heights but does it go to the corners of my rics such a motor as I find on amazon (door / gate opener)?

    Can someone please put together the cheapest configuration for me?

  2. Ads Master

    Ads Master

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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

    Jul 13, 2014
    Innovative tech specialist for NGOs
    St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
    +9,243 / 46 / -2
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, JRK
    The likes of amazon door / gate openers are way too slow and not suitable for motion simulation, where you want wast precise motion: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/speed-needed-for-good-motion.218/

    Before getting into what motors/actuators may be needed, you first need to specify what you want to build, what sort of mass it must move and at what performance level. Have a good read through the Design section of the FAQs to get started: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/design-considerations-resources.24/category

    SimCalc will give you a good idea of the trade offs in design Vs physics: https://www.xsimulator.net/communit...e-linear-speed-and-forces-of-your-design.270/
  4. Weasel81

    Weasel81 New Member

    Oct 6, 2020
    - 43Coins
    +3 / 0 / -0
    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, Arduino
    Noorbeast has the tips for days!
    I'm using windscreen wiper motors in my 2dof at $40au each.
    Are U already building the Simulator? Can U post some pics?