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Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by fry82, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. fry82

    fry82 New Member

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    Ok, so im starting to look at my shopping list.... 2dof motion sim...

    Looking at:
    2x Worm Drive Motor 12V/24V 200W, 180 RPM, 20Nm Torque.

    2x JRKS

    but im unsure of a suitable power supply.... will need two as i don't want to use a car battery.

    Im also not sure about what potentiometers would work.

    Any assistance would be awesome...

    Thanks in advance....
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  4. bsft

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    Pots, buy preferable decent 360 deg single turn pots for connecting to the back of the motor shaft.
    Power supplies, @noorbeast covered that, use 12v 40 amps per motor supplies.
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  5. Nick Moxley

    Nick Moxley Well-Known Member

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    180Deg Hall effects are what your after if your doing a Seat mover, Where are you located ? Then we can source you some pots from a reputable supplier.

    As Noorbeast has Posted that Link will explain the "Hot swap" Server PSU's a lot of us use for the not only the power out put but the price, Comparatively your going to spend 4-5X as much for a Standard "China" PSU as compared to the Server PSU's which can be had on Ebay for next to Nothing, My 600pb's cost me 12.50$ Each, The Dell 2950's were 15$ a pop, So FAR CHEAPER than anything a Standard Psu can supply, Also WAY more power for the $$.

    Also FLEX Coupler's are your Friend, Invest in some and you'll be laughing when it comes time to mount the pot to the Axle shaft.
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  6. fry82

    fry82 New Member

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    Thanks guys..... just wondering which is better a cv joint or u joint and is there a difference?
  7. bsft

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    Cv joint has 5-10% movement twist in it to cope with different loads being a steering/driveshaft.
    Uni joint is better as it doesnt twist and is under different loads.
    use a Uni as it doesnt twist.
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  8. fry82

    fry82 New Member

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    Thanks bsft. I think i noticed you mention this in another post, just couldn't find it again. Much appreciated.
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