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Review Dofreality P3 - ordered 5th April 2019

Discussion in 'Commercial Simulators and Peripherie' started by born2bslow, Apr 5, 2019.

  1. adgun

    adgun Active Member

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    To make a Dbox style sim with levers is difficult.
    But you have 6 servo,s and gearboxes for 1800usd and its 2800usd for 4 actuaturs
    If you have the tools is less than 100usd for lever and breaket materials.
    you can make a 6 dof for same money
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  2. Thanos

    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    You could make yourself DBOX style actuators like this, but 200hours 3D printing? Plus other tools??
    https://opensfx.com/
  3. adgun

    adgun Active Member

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    I know ,i like there concept
    But for me it more easy to make a 6 dof for same money,
    regards Ad
  4. Joedreamliner787

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    This post has me a bit nervous. I just purchased a DOF P3 that is being shipped this week. Sounds like I may need to buy a few spare boards
  5. rsbell

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    You should be good.

    They replaced the boards as well as 2 motors that had gone bad due to a software issue on mine. They told me that they switched to the new boards with heat syncs a couple of months ago, so you should be fine.

    Everything is up and running as it should be.
  6. Joedreamliner787

    Joedreamliner787 New Member

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    Thank you very much for the response. I am happy to hear yours is up and running, how do you like it thus far? I am real world private pilot and plan to use mine for Xplane 11 and I wanted to add an element of realism hence the purchase of it. My brother is a racing guy and I bought him a Fanatec Club Sport V2.5 along with the V3 Pedals, Porsche wheel, shifter and E-brake. He uses mostly Dirt 2 and Project Cars 2. I hope the profiles are pretty close for both Xplane 11 and PC2.
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    I like it quite a bit. I'm also a private pilot, but I never really use it for anything other than racing, so I can't really give you any real feedback for flying sims.

    One of these days when I have more time I'll throw the HOTAS on it and do some flying.