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Showroom Constructing a "seat mover"

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Michael898, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. Michael898

    Michael898 To build or not to build.

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    Pfieuw... IT is alive... ALIVE!!!
    Well on my testsetup.
    And i am happy. Sadly i had to change my new 24v wipers for 12v vw golf wipers. I am on monstermoto’s so i should known that. Who cares. Tomorrow i continu to build my Sim. hug:
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  2. Michael898

    Michael898 To build or not to build.

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    Mmm, today is NOT a good day!!!
    I just saw the “ magic smoke” from my monstermoto’s ... i have to look for replacements. I think About going 24v Again. I got the motors...
    Is there something i need to be aware off when going the 24v route?!?
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    there is another arduino code, it was made by rufus it is the one that has a graphical pc interface (i guess the grafical interface can give you some extra help when configurating) that code can use two kinds of motor drivers, monstermotodrivers like the ones you burned and another kind (i dont remmember what kind) but the other one, the blue one can handle 24v and it is super cheap.

    - how where your motomonster drivers burned?
    - did you give them a nice heat disipator and a fan on top?

    fer
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    You could consider a Sabertooth and 24v boards: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/24v-motor-driver-where-to-buy.154/
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    I don't know the answer this this in the context of motion sims, but 24VDC is not really anything to worry about. You could grab positive and negative terminals of a 24V battery or power supply and wouldn't feel anything because your skin would drop all of the voltage and no current would draw.

    From an electronics point of view, make sure that ALL components you use are rated for 24V to avoid arcing or damage.
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