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The in progress, Brig seat 1.3....

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by PaulB, Jul 12, 2018.

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  1. PaulB

    PaulB Titanium2dof Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor
    This started about a year ago.
    My goal was to make a seat with movement more closely resembling forces in a car, so far it's going well.
    You can judge for your self from these videos.
    Being my first sim I thought I'd need 24 volts for the movement I needed. Not the case so far. Started at 24v, Smoked 1 of the 12v power supplies and never replaced it!
    Using a pair of Wheelchair motors, 2x32, Kangaroo2, Encoders, (1)HP DPS-600PB, Thrustmaster 300, LG pf1000

    At this point I'm going to upgrade the drive to timing belts, so I can get another 10 to 20 degrees of travel.
    Adding another Sabertooth and Kangaroo, so I can put in Heave and Traction loss.
    I'm limited to about 2 ft of heave because of low ceiling. Might need to find a place with higher ceilings. : )
    Aslo working on a loadcell brake pedel.
    Thinking about putting in 3 monitors if I can find a pair of ROG bezel strips.

    Brig 1.2

    Brig 1.3

    Brig 1.4
    Coming in next few months
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  2. PaulB

    PaulB Titanium2dof Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor
    No comments! Thought someone would at least say something about my F1 wheel! : )
  3. frankrizzo2

    frankrizzo2 Member

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    Looks really great!! I've been without my motion sim for 3 years because of other projects. Yours looks like a lot of fun!! Keep up the good work! They only get better!
  4. mariano68

    mariano68 Active Member

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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, Arduino, 4DOF
    Sorry, looks like to be an interesting rig, but I can't see it at all! :p
    Any pics or video with lights on?

    Regards