Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

DIY Formula One Simulator Looks More Like the Deadliest Catch Simulator

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Not content to just sit on a couch and play their Formula One racing game with, say, a force-feedback wheel, these guys put together their own homebrew motion sim.

diy_f1_simulator

From the looks of the video clip below, they rigged up some servos and hydraulics and tied them together to respond to the movements of the steering wheel.

The whole thing looks like an awful lot of fun, but I don’t understand why the thing pitches and rolls so much on such a flat course. It’s almost like the movements are tied to how fast or slow he’s driving. I think it might make me throw up.

I think it would play much better with a game like Crazy Taxi or maybe The Deadliest Catch.

[via Adafruit Industries]



Eye of the Tiger: Piano Cover

Eye of the Tiger: Piano Cover

Axis Sling Pack

Axis Sling Pack

Making Cookie Cutters

Making Cookie Cutters

Advertisement
The Brubaker Box Was The Most Awesome VW Bug Conversion Ever

The Brubaker Box Was The Most Awesome VW Bug Conversion Ever

2021 Jaguar F-TYPE Gets a New Face and New Tech

2021 Jaguar F-TYPE Gets a New Face and New Tech

How the Future Might Change Motorsports

How the Future Might Change Motorsports

Advertisement