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Seattime's Sims

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by SeatTime, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, AC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    So after re-reading my design brief ...Already been tested and it is exactly what I was after. In its park position in the picture.
    New rig 03.jpg
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  2. RacingMat

    RacingMat Well-Known Member Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor, Arduino
    wonderful work here!

    I have used a PS3 with TrackNoIr few years ago but didn't change the filter. Is it a great improvement?
    did you follow these steps?
    http://wiki.lofarolabs.com/index.php/Removing_the_IR_Filter_from_the_PS3_Eye_Camera

    Recently, I stumbled upon these new solution: a smartphone with an 10$ app communicating via Wifi to a software on the PC. I suppose Smartphone camera and recognition face software are high end nowadays.
    on smartphone SmoothTrack
    on PC OpenTrack (free)
  3. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, AC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    The filter made a huge difference, the image is all black apart from the IR leds. FI, I thought the new small rigs big heave would be overkill - nope, absolutely worth it.
  4. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, AC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    The filter made a huge difference (made no other MODs), the received image is all black apart from the IR leds.
  5. RacingMat

    RacingMat Well-Known Member Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor, Arduino
  6. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, AC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    Added more stuff.
    Rig11.jpg
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  7. cfischer

    cfischer Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Can we see a video of it in action?
  8. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, AC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    Still a work in progress, maybe when it is finished.