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Showroom my 6dof (reproduction of ckas)

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by vulbas, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. RaceRay

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    thx all :)


    I soldered the potentiometer and put the lugs on the motor wire. everything works impeccable yet.
    I think putting a small dot of hot glue on the seams to protect them
    p1040710.jpg

    until something better I put black tape to hold the cables.

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    On my HE pots, I slide heat shrink over the cut insulation and solder joints. This give some strain relief to the solder joint, looks better and also give some protection from anything shorting across the open pins.
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    yes it would have been better. but as the wires are very short it would have been difficult.
    this is why I put dots of hot glue. ;)
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    Vulbas,
    FYI - Couple of items I'm using to secure wires to my frame...cheap and work well...

    ScreenShot001.jpg

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    Looking GOOD!

    Tom
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    I would be protecting the cabling quiet a bit more, looks like your only using extension lead cable, offers no protection from being crushed or cut, resulting in a bad brown out. Here in Australia big no no , all 240v exposed cables must be in cased in plastic conduit. Aussies Standards are the best in the world , but can be a pain in the bum too. I would not have steel fixings of 240v to a steel surface, not a safe practical fixing.
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    Never "caught" that eaorobbie. I've been so enthralled with the 6dof build.... I have my AC platform, 230v Cables inside flex conduit...it's very cheap at my local Lowes....

    Tom
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    Hi, can you tell me all measures used for your 6dof ? I'm doing similari work, but I have trouble making final connection . measures are (mm) : leg 150, rod 550 , servo distance to center of base 500, platform dist. to center 350, angle of servo couple 37.5 degree, angle of platform attachment couple 8 degree.
    Tank you
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    hello

    6dof_b10bis.jpg top6dof.JPG

    If you want the pdf. the scale 1 I items you
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    Great project!
    Looking forward to your updates.
    Tino.
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    thank you,
    I'm still here.
    but idle
    I spend too much time playing pinball lol :)
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    :)
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    20140816_195307.jpg soon finished :)
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    hello,
    I saw a guy who had posted the settings for a 6DOF motors.
    I do not find images :(
    if you see that you can tell me.
    thx :)
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    that's it.
    thank you very much

    :cheers
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    No problem, looking forward to seeing the beast in action soon :)!
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    :)
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