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Wannabes 4 DOF Actuator/Sim Project

Discussion in 'Motor actuators and drivers' started by wannabeaflyer2, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. wannabeaflyer2

    wannabeaflyer2 Well-Known Member

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    Hi @adgun with my 6dof im going to have to try using the 1605 ballscrew with the AC servo motor as i have already bought 4 sets for the 4DOF Car simulator , as i have invested a fair bit and dont want to change the Ballscrews to 1610 just for the time being .

    The plan is to see how easy it would be to retrofit the AC servos to my current 6DOF actuator ( turns out it was easy ) and stage 2 was to Build this 4DOF setup .. actually just today got the Flex drive coupler for My Big actuator so once i get FlyPt running with Thanos's AMC-AASD15A Controller i can post a video .

    Mind you , will check out the 400 watt version to see how the specs/Pricing match up , so thanks for the heads up
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    hi ...it's possible to have a information to material which use ?..look the image....sorry for my bad english

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    From what I've seen @wannabeaflyer2 the 750w servos are about the same price or a little cheaper than the 400w servos (ac servos of course). Makes no sense to get smaller if there around the same. And using a 1605 ball screw will draw less current than a 1610 or 1616, the only downside is that you potential top mm/s speed will be less. Im still trying to decide myself if I want to use 1605 or 1610....
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    Hi @thecures the actuator design Drawings are in my other Post as @hannibal mentioned , if your asking about the aluminium profile its 20 x 60 bought form a uk company called Ozznest ,, not got thi link at mo but will post it when i log on tomorrow.. cheers Guys an

    Hiya @Brett Loxton i went for the 750 watt version came to the same conclusion ref bang for bucks and a little overhead built in ...still waiting for some 30mm id Linear Bearings and my FK12 Leadscrew bearings so finger crossed only a few more weeks before the actuators are all assembled ..

    Not bitchin about China deliveries as you knnda know what you signed up for when you buy from ali express :) but hey the price was still right LOL so ill bite that bullet
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    another Milestone post guys .. well its more like got some stuff sorted today :) 1st Off managed to sort out my Issues with Getting FlyPt_ Mover to work ,, comm port problems on my test Laptop so used another PC manged to get the com port set to the right Baudrate and Voila I have controlled actuator movement .. also printed @Thanos Thingyverse 3D Housing set and 12+ Hours later Job done ....

    The only Downside of 3D printing is the Looooooooonnnggg Print times and seeing as how they reckon not to leave then unattended , Bugger it means your tied to house for Print duration :-( But hey the result was worth it in my eyes so Big thanks again @Thanos ya'll Done some dam Good Work with this housing and Controller . learning more with each play day :)

    more mini updates to come

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    Forgot to add these pics as well , Still waiting for the FF12 Ballscrew bearings and Linear Bearing for Rod ..But my Alt SFX mechanics look like they will do the job .. feeling the weight of the 30mm OD 20mm ID rod seems Overkill to me But Saxxon that did the original SFX 100 design/Build Did great job and im guessing he already factored This so it stays :)

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