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My project 4 DOF

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Stouuf, Feb 25, 2018.

  1. Stouuf

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    I finished building the roll stands, here are some pictures ! ;)
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    And a small bonus, it pivots finally !!! :grin
    It will not have as much amplitude, it will move +/- 10cm, so 20cm from the extreme right to the extreme left.
    Sans titre 8.jpg
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  2. Stouuf

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    I put up the 5th motor for the lace effect and its support rod (I still have to fix it on the wooden tray).

    The motor is placed vertically, so the axis is horizontal, if it poses certain problems of operation, I would put it flat, but for the moment I will try like that.

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    A little more progress for the simulator !! :D

    I started by fixing the connecting rod holder on the wooden tray.
    I then trace the arc of the rollers, designed and fixed the tread.

    Here is a preview ! ;)

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    That's it, I fixed the support tray of the electronic cards, I put the cards and finished their wiring ! ;)
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    There is not much left to do, it will move soon in all directions ! :grin
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  5. Stouuf

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    I finished the support of the rod, it is not yet put in the right place because the crank is only temporary but it will look like that.

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    The engine is not yet functional, I still can not control it, I must try to connect correctly on the arduino but it should not be long ! ;)
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  6. kannex

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    hello @Stouuf I like your project. I just want to ask where did you get the motors?
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    The structure is finished !!! :D

    I installed the adjustment rail on the wheel support to adjust it forward / backward.
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    I then added a support for the screen on the steering wheel.
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    And finally, I have everything assembled !!!
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    It is only usable in static for the moment, the engines are not yet calibrated.
    Forcement, after the first use, I spotted details to correct but nothing too serious ! ;)

    By cons, I wanted to install the plugin Assetto Corsa but it does not appear in the list of GameManager.
    I slipped the zip plugin in PluginUpdater, it tells me that the installation was done successfully but nothing appears in GameManager, there is only Live for Speed.

    How do I have to have Assetto Corsa in the list?
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    Are you using the demo version of SimTools? If so then it will only work with Live For Speed, which is included for testing purposes.

    However, you can apply for a free DIY SimTools license, which will allow use of all other plugins, see here for details: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/request-a-free-diy-simtools-2-0-license.262/
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    version demo.jpg
    I just checked, I have a demo version, but I already asked for a free license of SimTools DIY, a key was provided to me and it is with that I downloaded my current version.

    I have to re-apply for this license ?
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  10. noorbeast

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    Oh ok, I did not have to read everything, I thought it was automatic.

    It's done, thank you !!!! :D

    Surely soon a video then ! :cheers
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    Hi everyone, it's been a long time ! :)

    I changed my computer, so I wanted to reinstall SimTools, but when I run SimTools_Registration to switch to the DIY version, the program tells me that it can not find internet access...

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    I'm going under Windows 10, it has a report ?

    Do you know what to do to solve this problem ?

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    Oh nickel, thank you !!! :thumbs

    Now I have to wait until my mailbox is debugged to be able to recover my License Key ... :(:mad:
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    You can also look up your SimTools license number, just log into SimTools.us: https://simtools.us/member-login/

    Use the email you purchased the Licenses with, and if you don't have a password, click reset password.
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    Ok it's good, I was able to reactivate my version ;)

    Thank you :thumbs