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SeatTime's DC motor Sim

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by SeatTime, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    Hi @WowaDriver
    Unfortunately this Sim had to give its life to spawn my new sim, so another video is not possible, so I will answer what I can.
    Is it possible to get a video to see the movement of the steel plate? No, sim has been dismantled and parts reused (you will see the same seat on my new sim - steel plate removed fiberglass repaired).
    How did it feel? Quite good for what it was and better than having heave mixed with the main 2DOF axis (obviously not as good as my current sim).
    Movement - about 30mm so not allot, but the levers had to be short to give enough torque with a 200w motor/JRK setup.
    Is it possible to get movement upside or downside? Yes - mine could go below/above the point of the old seat. Hope that helps. Good luck with your build.
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  2. WowaDriver

    WowaDriver Waldemar Jost

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    @SeatTime

    Thanks alot for your answers!

    Best regards

    Waldemar
  3. llluis

    llluis Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Sorry for unburying an old thread, but it's exactly what I'm planning.
    @SeatTime I can see the lever working, but I don't see the seat moving. Is it only the "butt part" of the seat moving?

    I'm asking because I was wondering if I have a mechanism to implement heave of the seat, do the 2 back motors compensate the up and down movement of the entire seat?
  4. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    It was a single hinged panel built into the bottom of the seat.