DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby Nobkins » Sat May 10, 2014 12:14 am

New video on how to construct the device with the daughter board:
http://www.youtube.com/v/-tF0Yrim0mo

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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby JasonM » Sat May 10, 2014 5:01 pm

Thanks Jim for the latest information, I must sign up to that forum an order a kit.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby Nobkins » Fri May 23, 2014 9:39 pm

My kit arrived quite a while ago but still not got round to getting the soldering iron out. Going to have to wait a week ish as not going to be at home for a few days now.

I'll let you know how I get on once I have made it.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby JasonM » Sat May 24, 2014 7:10 pm

My fully made board arrived the other day but I have not had much time to try it.
I have emailed the Omsi creators asking if this device could be used to provide head view, can only ask.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby Nobkins » Sat May 24, 2014 10:58 pm

Did one of the 3 original creators make it for you?
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby JasonM » Mon May 26, 2014 10:31 am

Nobkins wrote:Did one of the 3 original creators make it for you?


Yes Jim, I could not be bothered to put it together myself, my soldering is not the best.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby Nobkins » Mon May 26, 2014 4:19 pm

Let me know how you get on with it. Interesting to see / hear / read some results.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby JasonM » Tue May 27, 2014 9:06 pm

Yeah I will certainly let you know Jim, I just need to find some time now to try it.
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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby Nobkins » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:26 am

I built mine today and been playing around with it. I don;t have access yet to the Elite Dangerous beta so I have been using it in Euro Truck Simulator 2. I had to hack about in a config file to get the device to do what I wanted in ETS2 but it works very well indeed.

Given that the code that drives the device is still be very actively worked on I see a lot of potential. Right now I can play for approx. 30mins without having to recentre the device.

Not bad for £15 + a couple of hours getting it all working.

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Re: DIY Head Tracking device for £10!

Postby JasonM » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:45 pm

Sounds good Jim, well done on getting yours up an running, I still have not got around to trying mine properly other than a quick go in ETS2(have not got Elite D Beta) to check it worked, what did you find were the best settings in ETS2 as I did not find it easy setting it up?
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