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Is 45kg.cm of torque enough for sim driving?

Discussion in 'DIY peripherals' started by celicaraptor, Feb 29, 2020.

  1. celicaraptor

    celicaraptor New Member

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    Hello,
    I want to build a generic purpose FFB steering wheel,mainly ETS2 and maybe some racing games.I have found this motor JGB37-540B which has stall torque of 45kg.cm at 200rpm and 12V 3A.Would i get an adequate amount of force feedback?Say to a logitech g27/g29?
    Thank you
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    that is not a direct drive motor - it is a geared motor and is not suitable
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    celicaraptor New Member

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    How is it not suitable?Most steering wheels have a dc motor and some gearing to increase it's torque.This achieves the same thing.Please be more precise.
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    the direct drive wheels have no gearbox

    effort is required to turn the gearbox and this will create a strong resistance - there will be no sensitivity in the feedback
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    Yeah but all wheels that are not direct drive have a gearing to increase their torque.How is this any different?
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    Not all gearings are created equal) May depend.
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    thats true
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    try it - it may work

    what is the gear ratio ?
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    It's 30:1.The problem is that i don't know if the sensor measures CW and CCW movement.The seller says that it measures neither which is probably false,else why would it have a hall effect sensor module.So his words are not to be trusted.I am trying to avoid having to buy an external rotary encoder.
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    If it's an actual gear with cogs, then small movement of the wheel or ffb will be horrible, as with cogs there are small gaps between them which will reduce the feeling a lot.
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    I think they have helical gears,from what i have seen in some teardown videos.