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Question Overcoming G seat sway axis limitations and H/S force due to using clipping to avoid negative throw

Discussion in 'SimTools Pro & Entertainment Version' started by Trigen, Jun 5, 2019.

  1. Trigen

    Trigen Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Hello

    Simtools 2.3.1 Pro

    One limitation of using simtools with a G seat is that with sway moving both ways you will need to clip the axis right below center and thereby loose a lot of axis information from heave/surge when the axis is beyond the clipping area, basically in every turn. I heard that it is possible to limit a force trough ardunio sketch but with no further data given i do now know how to modify the SMC sketches to achieve this or build my own sketch.

    What is needed:
    Sway (and Traction loss) full range + axis but stop at center and be clipped below center
    Heave/surge full range + and - but from the sway point of origin(it does this now so no biggie. You would need to leave a enough physical range on the mechanical side for it to go below.

    What do you think would be the simplest way to achieve this?
    Sketch or rewrite the plugins? Axis plugin?
    Is the plugin code open somewhere or need to write from scratch using examples?
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2019