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Question Power Supply

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Vincent Bernier, Apr 22, 2021.

  1. Vincent Bernier

    Vincent Bernier New Member

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    What is better for 3 180w motors? One 600w or 3 200w?
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    My Motion Simulator:
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    Our rigs generate some big spikes in fast reversals, personally I use 3 modified HP 600w server PSUs for my 200w motors because server PSUs are a bit more sensitive to power spikes than say LED PSUs, which are the other cheap PSU option.