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My Sim Cockpit [2dof 24v]

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by dedraro, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Nick Moxley

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    Incorrect, You do NOT need to heave the entire frame, Pit proved that a Simple Hinged plate on a seat mover is VERY effective at transmitting Heave.
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    I followed the project is very beautiful, but the feelings are personal so it is difficult to judge, I think the movement can cause problems with legs / pedals, hands / steering wheel;)

    ho seguito il progetto è molto bello, ma le sensazioni sono personali quindi è difficile esprimere un giudizio, credo che il movimento possa dare problemi con gambe/pedali, mani /volante ;)
  3. Nick Moxley

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    Correct, feelings are personal and everyone has a different idea of whats right.

    This imo = Wrong....Not only in frame design, but overall motion profile.

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  4. dedraro

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    I think the best is 2 DOF for the seat + 4 DOF (dbox style) + traction loss, something like this (with a better setup, especially for the traction loss and with a better fov):

  5. Nick Moxley

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    Lol ya that rig's a bit "over the top" :grin:grin
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  6. dedraro

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    Guys, I sent an email to get the code for simtools 2.0 more than a week ago, it is normal that still need answering?
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    Things can go wrong. You can reapply and in the comments explain that you have submitted before.
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    We will receive motors at the end of this month and our next order will be a mix of left and right motors ;)
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  9. dedraro

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    Thank you, then try again.

    Nice news, for the 4dof buy on simukit then. :D
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    Have you checked your email spam folder?
  11. dedraro

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    Yes,I checked and there is nothing, I only have 2 email confirmation receipt

    "We've got your mail. Please note that answering will take some time.

    The XSimulator Team"
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    Although work is progressing slowly:

    Applied thermal paste and heatsink, on the two cards 43A IBT-2

    [​IMG]

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    First test of the final position with the 2 fans

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    Supports 3D printed

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    Even printed a case for fans and cards, which will of course inside

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    Also built the U-joint, also with a printed reinforcement 3d to 100% of pla, wedged inside the square tube.

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    And the motors positioned.

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    Now I began to wire and make the first tests with SMC3. See you soon.
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  13. Nick Moxley

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    Cooling on the bottom side of the chip ? That's not technically normal is it....Who suggested that ?
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    No one, I just read that are more fresh more secure and are less chance that burn, so I put 2 fans :D

    guys, I have some problems to communicate Arduino and simtools 2.0, the engines, in SMC3 work and respond perfectly, while simtools, in testing output, I have no answer, so I think that does not communicate, this is the screen of interface settings. I think it's correct right? what else can I check? thank you so much.

    https://s7.postimg.org/5raxr647v/Immagine.png
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    your interface settings are wrong should be like this
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    and you can download settings from here https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/smc3-arduino-3dof.6410/#post-122034
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  16. dedraro

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    EDIT: ok I installed the preset, but don't work yet :S
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    Ok everything worked, I was wrong in the selection of axes had put sway and surge, instead of pitch and roll in fact I realized by chance, I tried to move them a bit each and then I realized the mistake XD

    Today I begin the first tests with AC, hopefully good :D
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    I really like your DIY universal joint :p
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  19. dedraro

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    First test



    Unfortunately, when I take a bump too high or crash into a wall, the motor driver off for 2 sec, and it is not nice, I think they are the motor driver that do not hold the power, right?
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    Here's what you should do - Place order for Sabertooth drivers https://www.dimensionengineering.com/products/sabertooth2x32 :thumbs - cancel appointment with the hair replacement clinic :).