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Question Three Actuators + 3 DOF

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Ken Boekhaus, May 19, 2021.

  1. Ken Boekhaus

    Ken Boekhaus New Member

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    Has anyone built a 3DOF motion platform using 3 actuators rather than 4? If would be cheaper and you would never have one foot off the ground.
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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Three actuators is the norm for a 3dof, notwithstanding the recent rash of peg leg 4 corner actuator rigs. The main thing to keep in mind is that the base is big enough to provide stability and the actuators powerful enough to drive the rig at a desired perfomance level.