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marcelomanzo
19-12-2017, 04:32
Hi All,

I was for a while looking to buy a wind simulator...After 2 or 3 tentatives, I realized that nothing in the market had all features I wanted or it was too complex to build and program.

So I partnered with an amazing engineer friend of mine and we build a fantastic SMART wind simulator for us.

We loved so much that we decided to offer to our fellow sim racers.

We are a home based small shop that is very proud to help the sim racing community.

To see our wind simulator in more details, please visit the website we did to showcase it.

simracingstudio.com

beatrunner
20-12-2017, 22:20
what a funny idea. good luck with that guys (i've got too much wind going on from my pc so don't need any more..). but i've got a smile on my face after getting what this is all about.

somewhere in the descpription of the tachometer you write: " It uses artifical intelligence to maximize each car's top speed." :confused:

gmerariu
21-12-2017, 10:10
Hi beatrunner... My name is Gilbert, I am the product manager for SRS...Very happy you like the concept. Having variable wind based on car speed is a whole new level of immersion than just having wind.

Also, to answer your question about "It uses artifical intelligence to maximize each car's top speed"

It's simple, we use AI to learn and optimise when the shift light should flash to indicate optimal shift point.

Dealman
21-12-2017, 13:40
Dunno, it looks cheap. 3D printed stuff usually aren't very satisfying in terms of quality. And isn't that just a repurposed computer fan? :P

gmerariu
21-12-2017, 23:57
Lol. Of course it's a repurposed fan. You need a fan to make wind. What we added was a high tech set of electronics and software engineering to make it feel more real. Fan speed is variable as you break and accelerate. We removed all EMF noise. Automated firmware updates and made it so easy to install that you can just plug and race. The go pro mount style is perfect to allow ready assembly to any rig. Plus it's affordable and everybody who got so far just love it... But if you prefer do DIY, have fun. It's lots of long nights and weekends to make it fun.

BullWinkle
22-12-2017, 00:06
Best of luck with this guys. Hope it does well for you.:)

beatrunner
29-12-2017, 17:07
Hi beatrunner... My name is Gilbert, I am the product manager for SRS...Very happy you like the concept. Having variable wind based on car speed is a whole new level of immersion than just having wind.

Also, to answer your question about "It uses artifical intelligence to maximize each car's top speed"

It's simple, we use AI to learn and optimise when the shift light should flash to indicate optimal shift point.

thanks for clarification. but optimal shifting for me is about faster acceleration and not topseed. or am i wrong?
if my usual PC2 GT3 setup can have faster topspeed (maximized top speed) with that thing - i'll buy.

i'm picky i know. but wouldn't "maximize each car's acceleration" be the right thing to promise to a SIM driver?

i love your effort and i'm just bored and don't want to offence/offense (attack) anybody. i'd love to be able to build such things for my self or even have the ability to programm and all the great craftsmanship you put in there. good luck again.

HoiHman
07-01-2018, 10:58
Casefans do not have enough power to produce enough wind for immersion, i know this from my own experience

Now this is a "real" windsimulator capable of blowing winds up to 60 km/h


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-51pU_3FoI

pablito
08-01-2018, 15:52
i feel sorry for you dry eyes unless you using googles or something.

satco1066
08-01-2018, 22:55
yep. I don't think its a really good idea.
Real cars have windshields or pilots wearing helmets.
This devices, constantly blowing to your head makes you ill. Happy catching a could i'd say :p

gmerariu
09-01-2018, 00:45
yep. I don't think its a really good idea.
Real cars have windshields or pilots wearing helmets.
This devices, constantly blowing to your head makes you ill. Happy catching a could i'd say :p

Excellent point. I direct my 2 fans to my chest and chin. Not in the eyes... The sense of speed really changes the immersion...We sold over 40 kits in the last month and everyone who got it is impressed with how it change the sim experience for them. Sim is about immersion. Not reality...:)

HoiHman
09-01-2018, 07:35
i feel sorry for you dry eyes unless you using googles or something.

I only drive in VR which completely eliminates that problem. The thing is that with VR you gonna need a cooling solution, so you might as well make it speedbased.


yep. I don't think its a really good idea.
Real cars have windshields or pilots wearing helmets.
This devices, constantly blowing to your head makes you ill. Happy catching a could i'd say :p

Don't worry about that, i have been running this wind sim for over a year now without any troubles.

Real cars don't have : Flat screens your looking through, fake FFB effects and a whole lot of other stuff we simraces use for immersion. The DIY windsim turns 3d into 4d and immensely increases the sense of acceleration and speed. Until now everybody who has tried it was amazed.

The casefans might do the job, but they are no match for the seaflow fans when they are running at full speed. Still some speedbased wind is still better than no wind at all.:cool:

marcelomanzo
03-02-2018, 22:36
Alright everyone...

Some good news...and some more good news

V18 is coming soon

What's new?

- Improved Wind Curving for iracing using Lataccel
- Added Wind Curving for RF2, Pcars, Pcars 2 and Asseto Corsa
- Added support for power wind and tach for Race Room experience (no wind curving for now)
- Fixed a few bugs (i.e. max fan % text box not working in v17

Also, we are having a Anti-Valentine promotion.

Yes, you read it well. If you prefer to spend time sim racing better than with your valentine, enjoy our anti valentine promotion.

$20 off on any purchase

coupon code: valentine2018

Valid until Feb 14 2018.

Andy Garton
16-03-2018, 14:27
I bought one of these (the twin fan version) from SRS, and I'm very happy with it. It works excellently with Project CARS 2, and other games. A very nice plug and play solution in my opinion, something I've been looking for for a while (since I switched to VR really - I was using a static fan for cooling, and enjoyed the extra immersion it gave even then).

(Note, this is posted with my sim racer hat on, not my SMS one. And I'm not on commission!)

gmerariu
15-04-2018, 03:11
What's New?

- Improved tuning of road effects for all games
- Added "Wind curving" to all games supported
- Fixed a few UI bugs when configuring, testing and tuning the bass_shakers
- Keyboard shortcuts are working again
- Added support for more games

LibranRabbit
27-04-2018, 23:55
Don't answer the naysayers...remember, argue with a fool and then there will be two! They will usually beat you with experience...
I'm building a hi-flow set and they will be directed at my body. I rally and sweat a lot, unlike track racing, it's very physical and with real rally you have two roof air vents that give you a lot of air to keep you cool.

juanlopes
08-05-2018, 14:55
I am interested in a srs power wind, I have two bass shaker working with sim commander 4 I'm not sure if they worked together.

Anybody ?

senna94f1
08-05-2018, 17:55
I bought one of these (the twin fan version) from SRS, and I'm very happy with it. It works excellently with Project CARS 2, and other games. A very nice plug and play solution in my opinion, something I've been looking for for a while (since I switched to VR really - I was using a static fan for cooling, and enjoyed the extra immersion it gave even then).

(Note, this is posted with my sim racer hat on, not my SMS one. And I'm not on commission!)

Yeap I use 2 high speed fans to cool me down when racing as most of us know that we get overheated , I kinda have one of my fans for that purpose, wind in ya hair , (wait I have no hair ) ok eyebrows ,check I have eyebrows lol ,

I think it's a very good idea ,