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Question Servo motor. Good or not ?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Joeri, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. Joeri

    Joeri Member Gold Contributor

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    I found it on alieexpress. could I use this? instead of windshield wiper motors.
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    MarkusB Active Member Gold Contributor

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    Several forum members are using similar servos, maybe with other kgcm values, like @Spit40 (see here) or @T R Para (see here).
    They may be able to answer your question.

    My personal feeling is that these servos are good suited for moving g-seat paddles, but not for moving an entire seat, because the permanent load would be too high for them.
    • Agree Agree x 2
  3. Joeri

    Joeri Member Gold Contributor

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    Thank you for your answer.

    will read through these topics.
    tonight i want to take a look with simcalc.
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    T R Para i make stuff up Gold Contributor

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    Markus is correct. They will not work for your main seat moving power. The gears are much too weak and once you add some 50 - 100 mm levers the torque will disappear.
    My first build was with wheel chair motors which are ok for your first build .
    They do have some backlash but are very strong.
    I have a friend in the Netherlands. I will ask him where he got his motors.
  5. Joeri

    Joeri Member Gold Contributor

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    thanks for your comment. I will continue to search for other motors. if you can ask what kind of motors and where your Dutch friend got them from. I would appreciate that ;)
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    douweeric Repareric Gold Contributor

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    Hi Joeri,

    u have to use other ones. Contact me so i can let you know