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Standard Gearmotor - 3 RPM (3-12V)

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 1000:1 and operate up to 12 volts and deliver a stall torque of 1102 oz-in. and a max speed of 3 RPM. Each standard gearmotor sports a 6mm diameter D-shaft.

Important: The manufacturer has issued a warning that stalling the motor can cause gear damage. Please keep this in mind for testing & using this motor.
  • Voltage: 3 - 12 Volts
  • Gear Ratio: 1000:1
  • Stall Torque: 1102 oz-in. (@ 12V)
  • Speed: 3 RPM (@ 12V)
  • No Load Current: 95 mA (@ 12V)
  • Stall Current: 0.5A (@ 12V)
  • Insulation Resistance: 10 MOhm
  • Dielectric Strength: 300VDC
  • DC Reversible
  • Shaft Size: 6mm Diameter x 0.715” Length
  • Weight: 4.4 oz.

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Works as expected

Very nice good price. Shipping took awhile considering I am 1 hour away from the location ;). But would buy it again.

First motor was great, 2nd one broke instantly

I've been running one of these 3RPM motors for a couple of months now and it is great. So, I fired up my 2nd one tonight, and once it encountered resistance there was a snap and the motor stopped. I opened it up and saw that a tooth had broken off one of the internal plastic gears. I'd enclose pics but I do not see a way to do so.

Is there any way to get a replacement gear? The motor started running again after I opened it (probably when the broken off tooth unjammed).

Is there a warranty? Thank you.

Just for a little context - I'm using these motors to make my own walking machine....

Sorry to hear you're having trouble! Please see our technical assistance page to get help with your motor.