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Liner actuators v wiper motors?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Justin Neofitou, Dec 3, 2019 at 00:38.

  1. Justin Neofitou

    Justin Neofitou New Member

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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 - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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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

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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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