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DIY 2DOF made with 200€

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Martoul, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. Martoul

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    Those potentiometers looks good! And there are very cheap!
    Next time I will buy these one!
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    Good idea, I will add a fan for cooling!
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    Those do have stops in them so might be a no go for you then ,,,,, I'll be upgrading my pots pretty soon with Hall Effect Sensors.
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    Very good, very simple and easy to build, congratulations
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    Very compact, very good. Why don't you put pedals on the moving platform?
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    Mathis Van Eetvelde Send me a PM!

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    What are you using for power?
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    Nice! I didn't know that we can use Hall Effect Sensors! What is the price?
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    Thanks Pastrana !
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    To make it more compact, I think that I can cut the 4 wood legs until the brown plate. I have to adjust the sensors parameters before cut it.
    Currently the wood platform under the sit is not very solid, I have to change it if I want to put the pedals on this platform. But it's not impossible !
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    Yes, I understand what you mean. Many friends tried my 2DOF and nobody told me that they feel strange with that. :) However, I think that it would be a bit better to have the pedals on the platform.
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    Hello noorbeast, I tried to adjust the motion profile but my english is not so good and I have difficulties to understand the tutoral (link you sent me).

    I put 20% on Surge (in blue) but my simulator is not moving when acceleration.
    50% seems to be lighter than 60% but I still can't feel the vibrations on the track surface bumps.
    I also tried to uncheck the Surge (in red) but nothing happens...
    1.PNG
    How can I easily have the vibrations please?
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    You also need to adjust the Tuning Centre values, with the game connected.

    The lower the value in the Tuning Centre the sharper the simulator response.

    If you tell us what game you are working on and post pictures of the Tuning Centre while the game is connected then members can give advice on what values to try.

    We have plenty of dual language members so perhaps @RacingMat or others could help translate explain the basic steps of setting up a motion profile, as they are important to know and you really need to do a profile for each game.
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    Thanks noorbeast.
    Maybe a skype confcall will be easier and quicker...
    Is there a french speacking who can explain me the motion profile creation? I'm available this Thursday from 19h to 22h.

    Est-ce que quelqu'un peut m'expliquer par skype la création du motion profile? Je suis disponible ce jeudi de 19h à 22h. Maybe @RacingMat ?

    Thanks !
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    Hé oui la barrière de la langue est un problème ;)
    Bonjour, entre autres deux personnes s'expriment sur ces sujets @RacingMat sur http://www.racingfr.com
    et @Wanegain sur http://pcshm-simulateurs-homemade.clicforum.com.
    Les deux ont mis à dispos des tuto sur le sujet a toi de voir celui qui te convient ;) Note que Wanegain à une expérience du VR.


    Hey yes the language barrier is a problem ;)
    Hello, among others two people express themselves on these subjects @RacingMat on http://www.racingfr.com
    And @Wanegain on http://pcshm-simulateurs-homemade.clicforum.com.
    Both have put the tuto on the subject to you to see which one suits you;) Note that Wanegain to an experience of VR...
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    Sorry I'm rusty... since I sold my sim 2 years ago. Still drafting the new one :)

    Je suis bien rouillé depuis que j'ai vendu mon simu il y a deux ans. Je n'en suis encore qu'à la phase de préparation du suivant !
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    I found a french tutorial to install Simtools and a new game :
    http://pcshm-simulateurs-homemade.clicforum.com/t493-Configurer-et-SimTools.htm

    But I can't find a tutorial to adjust a motion profile...

    On racingfr.com , I can't creat a new account. I contacted the admin 1 month ago but I have no reply :-(
    On the public pages, I also can't find motion profile tuto :
    http://www.racingfr.com/forum/index.php?showforum=305

    Help please...