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Nimasix 6 DOF Simdesign

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Nima, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Nima

    Nima Member Gold Contributor

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    hi,
    here are the first video.



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IccaTPQmsb4
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    WOW! That is really impressive Nima!
    Very well done!

    Sometimes, when I see these 3 heads w/ projectors I miss my old configuration... LOL

    Cheers,

    MY
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    Quick question...

    How are you doing your profiles?
    Emphasis on pitch and roll for the front actuators and Gs for the rear ones?

    Cheers,

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  4. Nima

    Nima Member Gold Contributor

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    hi
    i make pitch an roll 85% on the front and 15% on the back.gs 10% front 90% back
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    Fantastic Niels!! Nice Job!! :clap:
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    Absolut :eek: Genial.
    Deine hinteren Actuatoren sind das SCN5 mit 150mm oder 200mm?
    Die scheinen sich auch noch zu bewegen sind die doppelt?
    Wieviel Beamer sind da im Einsatz?
    Ist das mit diesem Spider plugin möglich Actutoren so zu verschränken,dass man das Cockpit vorne auch noch mit bewegen kann?
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    Hi Niels.

    This looks to have promise. I like the idea of moviing the wheel and pedals if your are going to try for extreme seat movements. I can't exactly tell the configuration from the video though. Perhaps we could see some pictures?

    Also, toward the end of the viedo on the extreme movements, it seemed as if the actuators were struggling and as a result were moving at very slow speeds. The other 90% of the movements seemed very fluid and accurate. Maybe when you get your additional rubber bands, the extreme movements will be able to respond quickly as well.

    Nice work!

    :cheers:
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    Wooh! Thats a hell of a sim. Brilliant job, Niels!
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    Very nice Niels,

    The movements look very extreme (surprised that you can drive with that much movement :)). I can also hear the actuators in the rear struggling on the extreme lateral movements and sound like they bottom out a few times so I'b be careful until you get more rubber bands :).

    Thanks for the video.

    .....Mike
  10. Nima

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    thanks
    michael: die hinteren sind 150mm die vorderen 100mm tausch ich aber irgendwann gegen 150mm die 100mm sind dann für die 5. und 6. achse.die hinteren sind auf der bühne die von den vorderen scn5 mitbewegt werden.ich benutze 3 beamer.ich habe 2 pcs für die steuerung der scn5
    bernard:yes i must have more rubberbands (or dobbel scn5)and a littel more work on the profil.
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    Nima Member Gold Contributor

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    hi mike
    if i have so mutch moment only on the back sektion i don't can drive.but the moment mixet on both sektion is nice and correct feeling.
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    Good job, Niels :thbup:

    But, though the construction is impressive, I wouldnt like that much movement (at least if the screen does not move with the seat).
    I'd rather use the front actuators just for vehicle pitch and roll, and the back actuators just for long/lat g-forces.
    Well, matter of taste at the end.

    regards

    Btw, the name Nimasix 6DOF is a bit confusing, for a 4 axis simulator ;-)
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    hi egoexpress
    in the beginning with the new sim i have test with only pitch and roll on the front
    but the feeling is better if you mixed all a littel.the name is correct i have 2 axis
    more i must have only 2 scns more than i have 1 axis for drift and 1 axis for move
    the sim for and behind.
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    Hi Niels,

    yeah - hell of a machine :clap: !
    There are so many different and HEAVY movements - is it still possible to feel ACCURATE movements ? Partially it looks like the whole sim is shaking and rumbling, but no single movement resp. effect is recognizable. TO ME it's a little bit difficult to evaluate if it's realistic enough or if it's a collection of really heavy movements. I'd like to test it by myself, hehehe :yes:
    Do you plan to use H-belts ? Seems that you are working hard on staying in your sim sometimes :D !

    But once again: Big respect - you created a mean machine !!!

    One question regarding the projectors: Are you using back-projection ? I haven't seen the shadow of your head in the left and right picture... Which distance from projector lens and screen do you have then ?
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    Thanks for the info Nima, makes sense to me! ;-)
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    hi chris,
    the video i have make on iracing in daytona is many bamps.is a problem you don't can see the track on the video.i feel many more realistic now,only a littel thinks i must tweak in the profil.i must make all thinks on profiling new for the new sim.is many diffecel and i must test and learn again.but is in feeling only 10-15% what can i make better.today i want make seatbells.
    i use a projector for the middel screen from nec wt600 for 150cm screen you mast have only 30cm.on 60 cm you have a screen of 250cm.
    on the side i have acer hi must have 240cm for 150cm screen
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    Hammer Action in dem Stuhl....fall da aber nicht raus, Niels ;)
    Good Work!
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    hi,
    i have make a new video.iracing car :riley track:mazda
    i have make many work on profiling and on my new sim
    i can drive all cars with one profil now.is it a very nice feeling
    on all cars.yesterday i have order a ibeam for the littel shakes and the rpmhttp://ibeam.de/


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRLPbVyaN3w
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    I got a kick out of your version of Laguna Seca...transposed left-to-right. I was scratching my head for awhile trying to recognize it. Then after getting it, I saw that the Motec rpm scale was backwards also. I would say it were fair enough if it were from Down Under. ;-)

    R-eng