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Kermit Kong's 6DOF Project

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by kermitkong, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. Justin Dail

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    That would be great
  2. kermitkong

    kermitkong Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Wow nice price are they holding up so far
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    This looks fantastic, awesome job!

    How much weight can the platform hold?
  5. kermitkong

    kermitkong Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi @Slider

    Also the buildup (all components on the moveable swashplate) weights about 30kg and an additional 100kg payload is no problem, already tested :). I can imagine that the maximum payload could be about 150kg.
    The motors with 490W each are definitely strong enough.
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  6. kermitkong

    kermitkong Active Member Gold Contributor

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    if anybody wants to build there owm 6DOF motion seat based on my system, i'm willing to share all the drawings, 3D and 2D (for private use only).

    please let me know.
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  7. Grigory

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  8. Nick Moxley

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    From what i can see, You dont have much weight on the motors. Having a slightly rear biased balance point will help eliminate the backlash you might be feeling in motion.
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  9. Grigory

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    I have 6dof, so I do not think moving backwards will solve the problem.

    I mostly feel it at sharp reverses, when everything starts to rattle quite a bit
  10. Nick Moxley

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    Ah ok, that renders my point moot, Totally different balance point and how the gears are reacting to the motion ques. Sorry, carry on.


    fwiw my tip works a treat on 2dof seat movers. ;)
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    Friends what firmware apply what arduino uno or mega 2560, offer firmware for tests on mega 2560.

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    Friend please tell me your engine settings on the actuators and their power as rpm and torque retention. Thank you .
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    I would like to know how the real time.
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    What a great project... I'm excited to build one myself. I wonder how much this will cost & what tools are required ?
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    hi, i'd send you a PM...
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    clean regen-circuit design with component recomendations
    The Battery MUST BE lead-acid type of battery
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    here is the belt pulley CNC processing for @kermitkong 's actuator.
    Isn't easy to machine the steel belt pulley's

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    Looking forward to see your actuator up and running @kermitkong ! Maybe it is time to make your own thread? Would be better to keep actuators info organized.
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