Race Simulator Cabinet #3: Let's go racing!!

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Blog entry by Greg Wurst posted 11-08-2009 12:07 AM 8948 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s finished and I’ve very pleased. I also moved the light gun down to play shooting games on it as well. It’s powered by a Playstation 3, and it also makes a nice seat for any games in general.

I bought a 37” 1080p LCD off Newegg for $450. The wheel was used for about $200 and the speakers were $75. I had the PS3, but I bought another used one to replace it for $190. All-told I have about $1000 in it.

Here’s a couple videos I shot of the rig in action:

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#1 posted 11-10-2009 02:34 AM

As a racing game fan myself, I really like the nice job you’ve done here. I bet you can’t wait for the new Gran Turismo to come out, huh?

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#2 posted 11-10-2009 05:27 AM

GT5 should be fun. I need to pickup the prologue as well. The difference between the wheel and a gamepad is night-and-day.

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