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Thanos Direct Drive

Discussion in 'Direct Drive Wheels' started by Gadget999, Jun 5, 2020.

  1. Gadget999

    Gadget999 Active Member

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    I am going to try and find a diagram for wiring in torque mode

    At present the wheel powers up and resists movement in both directions making a squealing noise
  2. Thanos

    Thanos Building the Future one AC Servo at a time... or 6

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    Sorry, I just don't have the time to spend on the computer looking at manuals trying to decipher the mige functionality and parameters. If I had the unit to my disposal, its a different story.
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  3. Gadget999

    Gadget999 Active Member

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    Ok it works !



    The problem I was having was caused by not having the correct frequency set (it was factory default)

    PA 53 needs to be set to 150 hz

    It may fine work on other frequencies, I will test in due course.

    My thoughts are the Mige Servo driver is quite sophisitcated and capable. It might also be an excellent choice for a 6DOF sim

    The Thanos TDD board is working prefectly and the wheel has very smooth operation.

    I will get it hooked up to the pedals and send you all a working vid when I find time

    I will do a write up with the correct pins and servo settings later

    :)

    (the USB connection interference problems were cured by using a quality USB cable)
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