These standard gearmotors are incredibly tough and feature full metal gears to help you drive wheels, gears, or almost anything else that needs to turn. They have a gear ratio of 900:1 and operate up to 12 volts and deliver a stall torque of 992 oz-in. and a max speed of 4 RPM. Each standard gearmotor sports a 6mm diameter D-shaft.
This skill concerns mechanical and robotics knowledge. You may need to know how mechanical parts interact, how motors work, or how to use motor drivers and controllers.
Skill Level: Rookie - You will be required to know some basics about motors, basic motor drivers and how simple robotic motion can be accomplished.
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If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.
Skill Level: Noob - You don't need to reference a datasheet, but you will need to know basic power requirements.
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First off, every order I've made through Sparkfun has been delivered in a very timely manor. I had a very hard time finding a motor that ran slow enough until I found Sparkfun and they had everything I needed. The motor is powering a toy blimp to circle round in a big Christmas diorama. The motor seems to be very well built and works great even outside in the cold. I ordered two more of the same motor just in case this one has a problem but I don't foresee that happening. I am very happy with Sparkfun, their delivery time, customer service, everything, and very glad I discovered them and will surely use them again. It's very refreshing to find a place as helpful.
i was using it to spin a plate that feeds cases into a drop tube and it worked for about 20 mins and just stopped it didn't jam or anything like that it just slowed down to a stop and now will not spin at all
maybe i got a bad one but not sure
one positive was it had huge amounts of torque before it died
Sorry to hear that, you might have received a dud. You might want to contact our customer service department, they should be able to help you out with this.