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Question Do acuators and drivers exist that don't product a 10kz whine?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Neil Clayton, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Neil Clayton

    Neil Clayton New Member

    Jun 16, 2019
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    I've been interested in building a rig for a while, and am currently visiting my brother, who has a SFX. This thing is producing a noticeable (to me) 10khz whine. After 5m I have to switch it off and the whine remains in my head for an hour. It's pretty painful and I rather wish I was one of those that wasn't this affected by it. Tears.

    I'm aware most people just put up with it, but for me, I don't think I could build one if it emitted that noise. Doesn't stop me from wanting to tho!

    So the quest begins:
    1) Are there actuators and drivers that don't exhibit this whine?
    2) If not, are there are at least actuators that don't produce it? I can relocate the drivers if needed.

    My main concern isn't cost... but I'm not sure I want to go to the dbox level of not-concerned-ness.

    Speaking of which; that's the kind of rig I have in mind. 4 actuators (I have a P1 rig). Some kind of AC driver(s).

    I've emailed PT-Actuators to ask them (the PT16 4DOF kit). Not sure what their AC driver is... but they do seem to supply one from what I can tell on their site.

    For reference, here's a pic from "Spectrum" running on an iOS 8. I know the mic is probably rubbish in a phone; but it gives *some* idea I hope of the level of 10Khz I'm talking about.

    10khz Goblins.png

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/uokzezflmoohkwf/10khz Goblins.png?dl=0
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