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Showroom **RIP** - 6DOF project using 12v DC Motors, Sabertooth 2x60's (was MM's) and Arduinos + OSW

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by SilentChill, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. SilentChill

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    @SilentChill how will you sort out the maths? Which code you will use that the motors are working together? BTW your 6DOF is simple and genius on the one hand and and worth respecting on the the other hand, I have to follow your 6DOF route...
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    Superbe travail , je fabrique aussi un 6dof en smolka 24v actuellement .
    Je vais suivre ton file de près , bon courage pour la suite .

    Great work, I also manufactures a 6DOF in smolka 24v now. I'll follow your lead close, good luck for the future.
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    @Pit I will be using scn code on 3 arduino, 2 motors on each.

    Maths ??? I don't worry about that just build it and see what happens, as long as the angles are about right and it's all pretty much symmetrical it should work right ??
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    The basics turn out to be pretty simple with a 6DOF. I helped out @Leandro Tercette via skype and would give the same advice, as long as you avoid an axis inversion SimTools can work pretty well: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/6dof-stewart-rig-using-simtools.6900/

    So, for example, if you use the Elite Dangerous or FSX/P3D plugins you can avoid issues with traditional roll and pitch by using Extra 1 and 2, then tweak it with filters: http://www.xsimulator.net/community...oit-human-percption-in-motion-simulation.142/

    @Leandro Tercette has it pretty well sorted for ED: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/6dof-stewart-rig-using-simtools.6900/page-2#post-79719

    And for racing: http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/6dof-motion-platform-with-a-c-motors.6907/#post-79949
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    Back to action tomorrow had a bad couple of days injured (tried to blind myself grinding) 2 days rest and back at it all day tomorrow :) will have it moving by the end of the day or i'll not be amused
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    A new video tomorrow at the same time the Oculus conference?
    Christmas in June? :popcorn
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    Solder solder solder pffffffff forgot how many needed doing lol

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    Keep at it! I'm following this thread like it's an iPhone launch!! Very excited to see it!
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    Great progress @SilentChill.

    It must feel like you are working on a production line, doing the same thing over and over again each step of the way ;)
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    Yes @noorbeast 6 of this 6 of that 12 of this 24 of that lol.

    It will be worth it in the end I hope
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    too late for my suggestion but I would test them before soldering... anyway your progress is insane :)
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    1st PSU modded 5 more to go :D

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    That was boring ....... all done with the psu's
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    Hard wiring that lot another checkbook done !!

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