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Question Motor for a 6 DoF Platform for 2 people

Discussion in 'Electronic and hardware generally' started by George Amemiya, Oct 12, 2019.

  1. George Amemiya

    George Amemiya New Member

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    Hi ! I'm new here and I'm working on my first prototype 3DoF just to get involved with how this works. So far is ok (Arduino + L298N + SMC3), but what I'm actually trying to do is a 6DoF platform for 2 people, meaning about 400-500Kg (X-Plane 11) using geared motors instead of actuators, but I'm open to ideas.
    Is there somewhere I can read about the relation between the platform weight and the motor power, amps, gear reduction box, best rpms for a good feeling or can somebody point me to a thread with a project similar to mine?
    I'm planning on using an Arduino and SMC3 and definitely a bigger motor driver, but, once again, I'm open to ideas.
    Thanks !
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2019
  2. Thanos

    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    Have a look on my blog, there are several links that might help with your research:
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  3. George Amemiya

    George Amemiya New Member

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