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Seattime's Sims

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

  1. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    6DOF
    Little question about your actuator. What was your best travel distance of your actuator? Just trying to know if I have a good travelling distance with mine or if I should look for way to improve it.
  2. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    My Motion Simulator:
    DC motor, Motion platform, 6DOF
    380mm before it hits the limit switches, but the placement of the actuators and sim frame design will have a large impact on how much actual sim movement you end up with.
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2018
  3. Pierre Lalancette

    Pierre Lalancette Lalancelot Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
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    Thanks. Yes, of course, this is not the final distance they will travel, but the distance they can. I don't think mine CAN travel that distance and I really wonder why. Anyway, I have other things to worry about, like communicating with the game... Anyway, thanks again for the info. I'm back to simtool documentation.