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Peacemakers 6dof Unicorn Build

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Peacemaker105, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. Pinballcat

    Pinballcat New Member Gold Contributor

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    You need a 19/10 19mm one end 10mm dia the other
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  2. Mikael123

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    Hi there, where would I be able to purchase couplers of sizes 19mm 10mm. If possible could you please source me a link.
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    Pinballcat New Member Gold Contributor

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    Love the build !

    Do you think theas motor's and controllers would work ?

    4 x MiGE 90ST-M02430

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    4 x Shielded data extension cables for encoder (4m)
    4 x Shielded power extension cable for servo motor (4m)
  5. Thanos

    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    For Stewart hexapod 6DOF you going to need 6x of each...
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    It was just a possibility ?
  7. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Yes those Motors will work, they are the same as mine except they have a different motor shaft, so you will need different size motor coupler to suit, then the ones i used. And of course 2 more motors haha. :)
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  8. Bastiuscha

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    Another motor shaft but also another flange dimension and the the holes of the bracket have different dimensions.
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  9. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    yeah wow.. what was i smoking that day haha. This is correct sorry @Randy but wont be hard to adapt for the 90st. The step files should be included i think :)
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    Very impressive!
    Mrs is nice to tolerate such a setup! The heave effect must be very striking, with Dirt 2 it must be a treat !
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  11. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Little test of the new actuator with 3d printed ball nut :) Hopefully hook it up to the rig in the next week and give it a thrashing. Same overall height but with 490mm of travel instead of 350mm.. not bad.. plus twice the speed 500mm/s instead of 250mm/s

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    Be careful not to hit your head on the roof ! :D
  13. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Lucky it's at the other end of the house i guess haha. She can sleep and i can race :D Also helps that i had it half built when i met her, i think shes more glad to see it working than watching me spend hours and hours working on it instead.. and the dining table sprawled with electronics for 6 months haha. Now that i think of it.. she has been very tolerant haha.

    Also yes the heave is great!! can't wait to have 50% more of it with the new design haha
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  14. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    haha, plenty of room :) if the actuator length was more I would need to redesign the base and stuff to accommodate but it's looking promising.. Now to finish off my rotatble universal joint design for the ends to accomodate the extra movement.. i think these rose joints will be close to their limits..
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    We are all lucky I think to have tolerant women ;) . Unfortunately mine is stored in the garage, waiting for a bigger house to have a dedicated room, maybe one day...:rolleyes:

    I will follow this thread with interest to see your future upgrade, good luck to you!
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    Hi Peacemaker, i take it you're using a 1610 ballscrew now, length maybe 600mm?
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    That's really interesting how quiet the new Actuator is. More mm i don't know now, if i would need them. Just thinking that i would have to rebuild my whole Rack again. I'll wait and see your result. I would also be very interested if you will feel a difference in the resolution. So the small Bumps.
  18. Bobbitchin

    Bobbitchin SennaMental

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    Hi Peacemaker, the post I placed about motors was removed as I have been a lurker and had not posted enough to add links :) the servo drivers are AASD-15A And I got 6 delivered DHL for $1920 :) I ordered a Thanos controller also. I have a couple of questions,

    I bought a 3d printer, so I can print out my own parts. It is a Creality 10s pro, I have printed a couple of test projects with different degrees of success this week :) Being new to printing and after reading your entire build page I noticed you upgraded your printer for PETG filament. Is this what I should also use ?

    I see everyone is going for 640mm ball screw and read you need to make the base bigger if you do that, is this correct ? or can I order 640mm and still use your base dimensions ?

    Last but not least did you have to fit a 15 amp outlet in your games room for the rig ?

    Cheers, love the build, cant wait to get moving :)
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  19. Nuno lo

    Nuno lo New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi chris first of great thread. Can i ask where did you purchase your universal joint from?
    With the motor coupler what was the internal dimension of it thanks in advance
  20. Peacemaker105

    Peacemaker105 Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Man.. sorry for the late reply. Thats an amzing price!! i fluked out when i ordered mine and the aliexpress app didn't automatically add GST so i ordered that shit and saved myself 10% haha. never happened again since unfortunately :(
    I have Polycarbonate for the final build but i hear thats a pain to work with.. but i like its strength. In the meantime i tried PETG and it still has an ever so slight warp which is so annoying because when i tighten everything down it cracked!! damn.. so back to PLA+ for prototyping. Thats what my original actuators were.. PLA+. I have bad arvo sun in summer so room reached 45C + and thats just not good for PLA. you'll get 12 months though at least, like i did :) Still strong but prints true everytime!