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Question Usb fails on motion after setting up new motors. grounding issue?

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Trigen, May 22, 2020 at 09:10.

  1. Trigen

    Trigen Active Member

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    Hi guys

    Ive set my rig up as a 3 dof with 2 wheelchair motors. They are connected to a 12v server psu. There's no third ground wire in the socket. They are not connected to the rig as they are on a wooden frame. Ive added a wire from the motor frame to the rig frame. Everything is up on plastic/wood/rubber

    When i drive and there's a hard hit in the rig from a gearshift or something similar HE pedals just fails and i have random dropouts on the others. Ive tried connecting the USB to different sockets and the power to a different power source on another line.

    Edit: Looks like its my HE sequential shifter causing the issues
    Any ideas?

    Here's the rig
    Last edited: May 22, 2020 at 09:58
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    On the SimTools side lowering the Game manager % down a little, try 97%, can help reduce spikes in things like crashes.

    But you could also have a USB bandwidth issue, as in most cases USB ports share controllers.
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    Thanks but it was definitively the HE shifter. Bad usb connection so when it drops or shorts of what it does it wrecks everything.