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Liner actuators v wiper motors?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Justin Neofitou, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. Justin Neofitou

    Justin Neofitou New Member Gold Contributor

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    Almost finished building the sim project, now to get it moving, whats the best movement option, Actuators v dc motors? TIA
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Actuators are far more efficient but also more expensive, and both budget and design can be factors so you likely need to share more details about your rig.
  4. Justin Neofitou

    Justin Neofitou New Member Gold Contributor

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    What is the best controller and software then for actuators? Can I power/run them with jrk 12v12s?
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