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Showroom Portable budget G-Seat plus office chair spin. Perfect for beginners. No power tools needed!

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Jumping Coin, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. Jumping Coin

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    Since there are a lot of moving pieces (and servos) here's a quick recap as to how I'm using them. Items are listed in the order of most noticeable to least noticeable feeling of motion.

    RACING
    Acceleration

    1) G-headband pulls back
    2) Chair slides backwards
    3) Hip airbags inflate
    4) Rib and hip belts pull down slightly
    5) Seat back cushion tilts back slightly

    Braking
    1) Chair slides forward
    2) Air bags behind knees and under feet inflate
    3) Seat back cushion tilts forward slightly

    Cornering
    1) Rib belt pulls downward on one side
    2) Pedals roll
    3) Side air bags inflate

    Heave
    1) All air bags have 30% devoted to heave
    2) 30% of chair sliding forward and backward to simulate heave

    Traction loss
    1) Shoulder belt connects to chair pedestal causing chair to spin
    2) Hip belt pulls back
    3) Rear seat wheels are pulled sideways
    4) Wheel stand spins slightly


    FLIGHT
    Pitch up

    1) Paddles under feet push up
    2) Both rib belts pull down slightly
    3) Air bags behind knees and under feet inflate
    4) Seat back cushion tilts back slightly

    Pitch down
    1) Belt under feet pulls down ankles
    2) Hip belts pull slightly
    3) Seat back cushion tilts forward slightly

    Acceleration
    1) G-headband pulls back
    2) Chair slides backwards

    Deceleration
    1) Chair slides forward

    Heave
    1) All air bags have 30% devoted to heave
    2) 30% of chair sliding forward and backward to simulate heave

    Roll
    1) Rib belt pulls downward on one side
    2) Pedals roll

    Yaw
    1) Shoulder belt connects to chair pedestal causing chair to spin
    2) Hip belt pulls back
    3) side air bags inflate
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    Last edited: Jan 14, 2022
  2. Banfy

    Banfy FR/AU

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, Arduino
    You are crazier than me ;-)
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