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Force FeedBack with car alternator

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Kad009, Aug 14, 2022.

  1. Kad009

    Kad009 New Member

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    Hi, everyone this my first post on here so forgive me for any mistakes
    I am planning on building a Force Feedback wheel on a budget
    I've seen on YouTube that you con convert a car alternator to run with an esc
    I also saw ffb wheels with hoverboard motor
    I do alot of tinkering with electronics but I do not know any programming
    Do you think it would be possible to use a car alternator converted becuase it produces alot of torque, people have used them to build go karts that go 50km/hr
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    My Motion Simulator:
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    Pls send the youtube video

    Do you have to rewire the alternator ?
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    Yes you do

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor, Arduino, 6DOF
    I had a look into this,

    Basically you turn the alternator into a brushless motor

    It has no magnets so you power the rotor so it acts like a magnet.

    I expect it will use a lot of electricity and get quite hot.

    It could be quite powerful with enough current
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    Yes you do
    I cant send the link cause I need 3 posts
    But is there any outher cheap motors that you can recommend doest need to have very strong feedback I was thinking about a cordless 24v drill motor
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    Opps I posted again sorry
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    But would a 24v cordless drill motor work