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Time for upgrade 2DOF to 6!!

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by poman, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. poman

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    Another update, all arduinos connected and recognized by windows, still got to do some finishing touch but ill wait till all is ok, another hour and 2 of the 3 main parts will be joined...to be honest, i cant believe how @SilentChill was able to do all this in bout 2 weeks!!!! it is WAY more work than i tought even if i knew it was going to take some while, one who hadnt made one doesnt know how much work this is, Grats to all who did one (Applause) but it is surely going to be woth the effort :)

    I also got an e-mail yesterday from HTC that my VR helmet's order is in process... whoooooo!!!!

    P.S. gonna have a permanent chrisstmas tree in my living room LOL!!
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  2. bruce stephen

    bruce stephen Hammer doesnt fix it, must be electrical

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    Very clean look to your "Christmas tree" don't forget to cool those mm's. They won't survive long without it. Looking forward to seeing it in action.
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    Can't underline it enough - w/o cooling they will suffer and die faster than you can ride your rig...
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  4. poman

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    see my post 97, guys dont worry !!!
    I have $100.00 worth of coolers on the way :)
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    SilentChill Problem Maker

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    Nice work coming along nicely :)
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    Hey!!
    Here they are !!! the "Coolers" (didnt ment to be funny with that but ...what the heck LOL)
    Chineese stuff is definitly not reliable, darn, i cant finish the job as they put only 9 1/2 mounting hardware kit for 12 heat sink...at least they are wired, and the cutting to make them fit was quite some work, i had to try 3 different tools(dremel) with different attachement as they get quickly filled and dont cut, good thing i have access to a shop with lots of tools :)

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    @poman this is nice clean work. Very impressive :thumbs
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  8. wannabeaflyer2

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    Dammm :) Man in any language that's impressive stuff , very nicely done ... :cheers
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    Really great work man, congratz.
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    For Sanding on Aluminum like that and not Flat edge shapes that a Cut off wheel could easily do, your best weapon would be a Coarse Followed by a Fine Sanding Drum, Trick is to be Patient, NOT to rush the job and Clog up the drum real quick, As if your not wise or keen to Ebay and bulk buys, Dremel Brand Name Sanding drum's will kill you in price for a 6 pack.

    A 100 pack of each size/grit is what i stock now, I Blow through them faster than ever before, but for 2-3$ for 100....who the F cares....:cheers

    http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...g+drums.TRS0&_nkw=1/4"+sanding+drums&_sacat=0
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    TKS a lot guys for your appreciation of my work, YOU are very much responsible for that, i wanted a clean rig due to the fact that it was going to be in my living room, but you guys motivated me to be more precise and clean and it make me proud of myself as in the past, i would have left some rough corner out there!!
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  12. kermitkong

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    hi pomen,

    can you tell me how much this 6DOF setup up cost about roughly?

    Best,
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    Hi @kermitkong , If i dont count the seat frame, just motion stuff, around $2000.00 Canadian
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    Where are you located again poman ?
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    In shawinigan city, province of quebec in canada
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    oh ya just a couple hours away from me....Lol Couple days worth of hours more like. :grin :cheers
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  17. kermitkong

    kermitkong Active Member Gold Contributor

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    @poman, what are the configurtion of the power supplies ? 12V 40A each ? or 24V 20A ?
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    @kermitkong , 12v 30A, just hope it will be enough, cant test all yet cause i am waiting stuff from china...again :(
    But bare in mind that i WILL have gas strut to help support weight
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    @poman , ah yeah ! I'm using 24V/20A this is 480Watt per motor, also hope so that is enough . But I think the power and the force is also depends with the gear ratio. My gear ratio is 60:1 .
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    Hey @poman, could you please post the link of the struts you are getting. Thanks
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