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DIY FFB Steering wheel (MMosFFB ) (In Progress)

Discussion in 'DIY peripherals' started by Alexey, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. Joek1973

    Joek1973 New Member

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    Hi I'm using the EMC firmware. I bought a licence from EMC (EbolzMagy) and have used the firmware and software (and wiring diagrams) that he provides. Look him up on Facebook, it's called EMC Development.
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    hello to everyone,

    looking at wheel options at the moment while on a budget.

    i was going to build a custom wheel after i found this forum. now that i found this thread things have changed.

    being that i have the third world blues i wanted opinions from this thread.

    has anyone here had any success with upgrading a super low end budget wheel? any pros and con?

    the way i see it is ill save money and not have to build my own pedals. im assuming i would save on buttons. and maybe i would have a useable base to start from. i would of course be going the arduino leonardo route and be looking into different motors based on what i could save with this build.
  3. noorbeast

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    There are some examples of upgraded production wheels, use the Custom Google search, here is one by @Pitt: https://www.xsimulator.net/communit...tor-upgrade-65w-to-85w-success-01-23-16.7797/

    Personally I would say the biggest con is going to all that trouble but not having a direct drive wheel. The alternative is to save up and build a budget DD wheel, which in a lot of ways is simpler to do, with the outcome being significantly better: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/450-mige-direct-drive-wheel-using-mmos-and-aasd.14657/
  4. Elyas Syukri

    Elyas Syukri New Member

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    Can i use a potentiometer as my encoder and how do i hook it up to my leonardo and motor driver?
  5. protech sim

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    is this engine suitable upload_2020-12-13_22-59-57.png
  6. juanpro91

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    Hello everyone!!
    First of all, thanks for sharing your projects, everything is very interesting and they have generated great motivation for me.
    I have the project quite advanced, but when configuring the steering wheel I have some doubts.
    It happens that I cannot properly center the steering wheel with wheelconfig. I don't know if it is an electronic problem or a mechanical problem as my system works with pulleys to amplify the force of the cc motor. Probably the firmware can't center the steering wheel because it doesn't work 1: 1.

    Sent some component data:

    - Arduino Leonardo board.
    - Bridge H - IBT_2
    - 600 ppr Chinese encoder.
    - 150W / 12VDC / 1800 rpm motor
    - The reduction is 4: 1.

    I send images of the project.

    I would appreciate your help to finish setting up. Thank you!!

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  7. juanpro91

    juanpro91 New Member

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    I also have no answer when testing the external forces of the "iracing force feedback test 1.72". As if the electronics were not sending orders correctly to the cc motor. I hope your help, thank you very much. Health!!
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  8. Sieben

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    Pal, forget about wheelconfig. Use EMC software for Arduino then. And all will be good. )
  9. Sieben

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    Yes.
  10. juanpro91

    juanpro91 New Member

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    Very well!! Could you send me a link or thread to follow a tutorial to download and configure the EMC software for Arduino.

    Thank you!!!
  11. Sieben

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  12. juanpro91

    juanpro91 New Member

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    Hello everyone! Follow the advice of sieben and install emc. It really is much easier and more stable. But now I'm having trouble with the IBT_2. I'm already burning two. Probably someone has already happened and can help me solve it. Thank you!!