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Low cost 2DOF/3DOF/6DOF motion simulator - DOF REALITY

Discussion in 'Commercial Simulators and Peripherie' started by Radioproffi, May 23, 2016.

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    Bro no offense but you HAVE TO get rid of the triple screen setup and get a vr headset. The immersion a vr headset gives you>>>>>the better res of a screen. Once you go vr, you can never ever go back to normal 2D gaming.
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    Wow have you seen this 6 dof by Brunner?



    Probably at least 3 times the price though...
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    I Totally agree! That's why I only fly in VR!
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    I am getting the p3

    And i am getting the upgrade for p6

    The p6 upgrade kit + the p3, is the same as getting the p6

    I am so curious about how it is going to look the p6.
    Please, if you get news about it, share it.

    Thanks!
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    Not really sure my reply didnt appear

    Thanks for the video and the good review but i still have a couple of questions

    Does it feel smooth while turning ?another user on fb mentioned its jerky
    Like every 5 degrees it steps which is a deal breaker for me but he owns an H2
    Cant judge from the video

    Its good that u flew real planes before
    So now how it is compared to the real thing ? I fly mostly jets
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    Check out the diagma 2 video above at the 5 minute mark. I test the flight angles. I see no stepping. If there is any you don't feel it, and even if there was some stepping in game it just feels like being moved around by air pressure.

    It's possible he had his setup wrong. Software can be difficult to understand especially in the beginning. He may have had his smoothing totally off or too much power. He could have had motor directions reversed. Could have been just a bad motor. It also could have been the game. Every game has to Output its telemetry. Or perhaps his computer could not handle all that. I know when I play X-Plane 11 in VR it's strains the hell out of my computer , I have to OC like crazy to get consistent frame rates. And I have a pretty bad ass computer. So I can imagine a less than bad ass computer may have a problem running the game and the motion software together.

    As far as I can tell the rig is very accurate and very responsive. If I turn the yolk very fast the rig turns very fast, if I turn very slowly the rig turns very slowly. I have never fell any stepping whatsoever in mine. Then again I'm usually strapped in VR, with bass shakers and such, and you really lose yourself in there and believe it. So I guess it could be possible that on occasion the motor steps but again I don't feel it. Also on a side note these are motors with a transmission basically. They are not actuators. I'm sure that they more sloppy and slower to respond then actuators, but for one it's so much quieter, and two at this price one can only expect so much.

    As for how does it feel compared to Flying A real plane? I would have to say very close. Now of course this is in Cessnas and Pipers and Beechcrafts. I do fly the F4 Phantom in X-Plane and it is amazing. I have no reference point because I've never flown a jet. I would say the small engine planes simulate better because the Sim rig cannot simulate G forces. It uses gravity to give you the effect of G forces. In a small plane this is really noticed, in the Jets you're moving so fast, you lose some of that realism imo. But it's made up for a hell of a time going Mach 1 in VR is still Epic.

    If I had to do it all over again I would. Hth
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    If you want to truly simulate Jets I would recommend:

    https://www.brunner-innovation.swiss/product/cls-e-joystick/

    With:

    https://virpil-controls.by/en/shop/vpc-mangoost-50-cm-grip-vpc#vina-tab

    Or the thrustmaster warthog. Which is nice because it's metal not plastic, but unfortunately they don't just sell the grip.

    Since my yoke kept breaking live on camera, I decided to go with the Brunner yoke which is force feedback like the joystick above... Game changers...

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    i emailed igor asking about price and its release date, he didn't answer...where are you getting this info about 6dof from?
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    why not race in vr too?
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    It's a beta pre release. Not actually out yet
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    I can't see the track properly. The upcoming turns are Abit fuzzy. iRacing is pretty good in VR. Project Cars 2 hurts my eyes because I'm trying to look ahead at the turns and I can't really see them because they're blurry. Like an over concentration.

    Also I like being able to be free while I race, meaning I can drink or vape or look at my phone for basically do anything because I don't have this massive headset strapped to my head. After a few hours it becomes very cumbersome.

    Meanwhile I can spend unlimited hours in my triple monitor setup. And I can do whatever I want. I think the field of you needs to be improved with VR and even though my Vive pro has the best pixel count it's still not enough being that close to your face.

    Again in Flight VR is amazing, but for driving I switch back and forth
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    I was told that the 6dof kit that we pre-ordered , should be available for us to see, in 4-5 weeks.
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    I was told that the 6dof kit that we pre-ordered , should be available for us to see, in 4-5 weeks.
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    Amazing i think ill order one soon and contact you later to help me with software setup for xplane if u dont mind and have the time ofcourse

    Thanks
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    Always willing to help!
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    You preordered it..? How much? Is this an upgrade kit from 3dof to 6dof or did you preorder the entire 6dof?
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    It's a new rig. P3 is not upgradable to P6.
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    According to the dofreality website the P3 is upgradable to the P6, there’s a chart at the bottom of their web page. Not sure how much is upgradable, assuming it’s the same as the one in the YouTube video, probably at least the motors.
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    I don't know the details but I asked Igor:

    - Are you planning to release another updated version? P4 maybe.
    Answer: Yes 6DOF H6 home for $3499 and P6 for $4999.

    - Is the P3 upgradable to P6?
    Answer: no
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    I wonder if something has changed, I guess we’ll find out soon.
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