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New DIY 3DOF dynamic workstation project

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Milani Fabio, Feb 27, 2019.

  1. Milani Fabio

    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    work in progress….

    Prototype
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    Definitive
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    I bought a cube case for PC .....Itek QBO 8
    I modified it and I inserted all the electronics, which will be positioned in the center of the motors.
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  2. Milani Fabio

    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    More photos with the case assembled and mounted in its place.

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  3. Sean Thompson

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    Thanks man, Now I can at least begin looking at the room I want to put it in and making this happy.

    Final base build looks EPIC!! If you happen to have a CAD/Sketckup of this Please do share, as so far Looking at basing mine very heavily off yours.
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Thanks sean,
    I don't use software for design or mechanical design, only manual.
    This is my CAD / scketchup ...…….:blush:blush:blush :arrow:think:!:!:!:D
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    Well I cannot fault it since this sim looks epic! I've broken the Tape measure out and already beginning designing mine based off your Measurements.
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    Hello Fabio,
    It's a beautiful work your playseat.
    I'd like to know how did you buy the Transtecno motor, because I didn't succeed. I don't have "Partita I.V.A. "
    Thanks
    Best Regards
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Ciao Roberto, Transtecno does not sell to private individuals, you must support a friend with a partita IVA.
    I did so.
    The Transtecno engines are a bit expensive compared to the Chinese ones, everyone told me this.
    Call Transtecno and ask for Cinzia Solitro, I have dealt with her.
    Hello
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi guys,
    Cause transfer of the workshop location ....... grrrrrrrrrrrr :mad::mad::mad::mad:...... after 50 days the pieces I had ordered arrived.
    These are the supposed anchors of the upper base.
    In the coming days I paint them and put them together.
    Then I will do a movement test like the one in the previous post with the prototype wood.
    Hello
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Here is the top laser cut base.
    Despite many holes to lighten it the weight is 12 kg ..... I thought less …
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    The structure with seat, steering wheel support and pedals is also finished
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Last test for the mechanical part to verify that when the base is in the lower part, it does not touch the electronics case
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    Hi Fabio. I hâve thé sale project, but i dont use Sabertooth. I use Cytron and there is no régénératrice protection. So i will use 2,2kohm résistance in parallele of Power supply.
    Where do you your lever?
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    Sorry for my English ... I use the translator ...

    When you say "lever" do you mean potentiometers?
    I have not yet mounted the potentiometers, it was just a mechanical movement test to see the dimensions.
    The potentiometers will be mounted like this:
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    My english is worst, sorry. Lever can be translate by crank.
    Do you buy it or you do it yourself?
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    The crank cannot be bought.
    The dimensions are my project, built with a cnc machine in ergal material.
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    Milani Fabio Member Gold Contributor

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    I brought everything home and assembled the upper base and the seat.
    Now is the moment of truth ..... Sim Tools .... Arduino .... Sabertooth.
    I have to start studying to understand all the software ....
    We hope everything goes well.
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    The aluminum frame for the steering wheel and pedals is also ready, which I will install after the softwere tests …
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    realy nice project :thumbs
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    i wish my reference sheets look that good...my design is scratch written on paper with pen..