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Foldable compact G-Seat

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Henrik, Oct 30, 2017.

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    Due to lack of space in a small apartment, and an urge to have an more immersive VR-racing experience i have decided to try to make a G-seat.
    That have a foldable backrest, that is easily moved out of the way.
    It is all thanks to this forum i got the inspiration and, a "i have to try to do this" attitude.:)
    Tho i have very limited programming experience.

    So this weekend i couldn't hold myself and ordered a bunch of stuff off E-bay.

    Arduino Nanos, 5 of them (i have some other ideas as well)
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1PCS-mini-USB-Nano-V3-0-ATmega328P-CH340G-5V-16M-micro-controller-Arduino/191773759569


    Servos 28KG/cm, 6 of those. They were relay cheep, so i hope they are up for the job.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/CYS-S8503-...5-Redcat-HPI-Baja-5B-RC-Car-A0V7/302144464463

    A 7.5V 20A PSU
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/150W-7-5V-20A-Single-Output-Switching-power-supply/222243221102

    3Pairs of links
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Silver-Upg...r-HSP-RC-1-10-Car-Set-of-2-BQLZR/263234569613


    And some Servo extension wires
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/10Pcs-300m...RC-Futaba-JR-Male-to-Female-30cm/253230044280

    All of that will arrive in ruffly a month, so i have plenty of time to design the seat itself.



    (I apologize, for bad English, I am from Sweden)
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    I have finally begun the manufacturing of som parts for the chair :)
    Yeah, the arm on the large motor could be a bit longer.. :rolleyes:
    The last pic is the very expensive and over complicated weldingtable iv used for the arm :D

    I am still working on the design in cad, but som parts are starting to come together.
    The concept is somewhat unusual..






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