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Question Cheapest motion sim setup?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Ben Xie, Nov 26, 2019.

  1. Ben Xie

    Ben Xie New Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
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    What is the cheapest motion sim setup I can make? I understand that the best type is a 6dof stewart platform, but I want to keep costs as low as possible. Of course I can spend more if increasing my budget a little bit will drastically improve performance. I am pretty new to this, so any help is welcome.

    Thanks!
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    My Motion Simulator:
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    The cheapest is likely a 2DOF based on wiper motors using an arduino and clone MMs, plus a LED PSU and second hand seat.
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    All that it needs now is wind simulation :D.
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    Zed VR Simming w/Index Gold Contributor

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    Oh I bet it simulates wind - sporadic but gusty, may also include warm rain and mud... :grin