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Question First diy Motion Simulator need some help

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Hale L, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. Hale L

    Hale L Sim Racer

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, Motion platform, 4DOF
    I have a list of parts I need to make my 4Dof motion sim. I want to make sure I have everything I'll need, anything missing. Any recommendations are welcome. Not sure what I need for a potentiometer? I will be welding up a rig. I just need help with motors and controlling them. Here is my list:

    Mean well power supply lrs 350 -24 x4 $30
    KNACRO UNO R3 Sensor Shield V5.0 Expansion Board for Arduino Genuino System x1 $6.90
    Arduino uno r3 x1 $23
    Cytron 13A DC Motor Driver MD13S x4 $9.90
    80zyt165 24V 60: 1 DC Gear Motor for Racing Simulator x4 $90
    Hall potentiometer x4 Brand/model?
    relay Brand/model?
    What cables will I need?
    Thanks for the help, cant wait!!
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    My Motion Simulator:
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  4. Hale L

    Hale L Sim Racer

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, Motion platform, 4DOF
    Thank you. I know what I’m doing on the mechanical side of things. I just need help on the electronics. But I plan on creating mine based on this, But also with traction loss.