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Showroom My 6DOF with DIY Actuators

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Vitalius, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. Vitalius

    Vitalius Active Member

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    Unfortunately I had to realize that my 4K-TV mount :) too big for the whole construction is so that I will not fit through the front door. I have to think now how I can fix the TV mount with screws. So tomorrow we go back to the hardware store.

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    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    What is the size of that thing? I can't see the ruler. It's huge!
    I like the way you attached your seat to the platform. I might steal that idea for my carbon fiber platform.
    What 3D app do you use for the sketch?
    Keep on the good work!
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    Hello Pierre, I use SketchUP Make. Is free. Very easy to learn. There are many learning videos i youtube. I can really recommend the program.

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    I was really busy today.

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    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    Ok, thanks. I know SketchUP even though I have not used it a lot.
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    I was really busy today.:)
    Only the slider can not be moved.

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    Hello, here are the dimensions of my platform

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  8. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    Well, my platform triangle is almost identical to yours. So, either yours is not that big, or mine is huge too.
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    Main thing just fits in the room that you can sit next to it. :)
    The mass I have determined more or less read here from the forum.;)
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    Unfortunately, yesterday I realized that my monitor mount is wobbly. So everything dismantled and taken to the garage. I planned that.Unfortunately, yesterday I realized that my monitor mount is wobbly. So everything dismantled and taken to the garage. I planned that. The TV mount is now firmly welded!

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    How heavy is your platform now ? Looks like a lot of metal there
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    Frame = 18.1Kg
    Playseat Seat Slider = 2,3KG
    Chair = 11Kg (I wish you a carbon like in The Expanse:thumbs)
    TV = 16Kg
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    Total = 47.4KG

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    hi, what will your carbon fiber platform look like? Have you already made designs?
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    I have tried, using SolidEdge. I used something that I'm not used to use (assembly) and I had only one size of tube. This is why they are all the same size in my design.

    I did not show them because the sketches I made to start are bad, the design ain't that good and since I've seen yours, I change a lot of things. I really like the 2 bars on each sides of the seat that are parts of the main triangle in yours.

    platform_sketches.jpeg
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    Hello everyone.
    I have a question.
    My platform weighs 50 kg and kept off (no power) motors so that does not sink.
    Weigh 85 kg and must switch on engines before boarding!
    So now I want to compensate for my weight with gas spring. I thought of 350N per gas spring per side.
    So these are 3x350N total 1050N = 105kg. Am I right or wrong with my considerations?
    Maybe someone has another solution for my problem?
    Or is it enough for a gas spring under the platform to be exactly in the rent?
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    As I promised a long time ago here is the video with my platform. ED is even more fun now
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    Looking good dude :) well done !
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    Thanks, next test has to be done with VR headset.
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    Hi, I'm trying to solve problem with condyle. In the photos you can see that I have very little distance between the condyle and the axis. I tried to eliminate SketchUp problem in which I turn lower brackets for condyle about 60 degrees. Unfortunately, I am not so good at SketchUp and can not afford it. Does anyone have a tip for me as I get the problem under control?

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