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Micro Gearmotor - 4900 RPM (6-12V)

These micro gearmotors are incredibly tough and feature full metal gears. They have a gear ratio of 5:1 and operate up to 12 volts and have a stall torque of 2 oz-in. and a max speed of 4900 RPM. Each micro gearmotor sports a 3mm D-shaft.

Note: The micro gearmotor enclosures are sold separately, you can find them here.

  • Voltage: 6 - 12 Volts
  • Gear Ratio: 5:1
  • Stall Torque: 1/2 oz-in. (6/12V)
  • Speed: 2500/4900 RPM (6/12V)
  • No Load Current: 50/120 mA (6/12V)
  • Stall Current: 360/1600 mA (6/12V)
  • DC Reversible* Motor Size: 26 x 12 x 10mm
  • Shaft Size: 3mm Diameter x 10mm Length
  • Weight: 17g

Micro Gearmotor - 4900 RPM (6-12V) Product Help and Resources

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Great motor, be careful of solder tabs.

I ordered these for a prototype project. The motors themselves work really well and are responsive and strong. However, the solder tabs are very flimsy and both of both of the motors I ordered have broken off.

This could be user-error, as I soldered the only wire I had on hand (Sparkfun's HookUp Wire - 22 AWG) and I believe the weight of the wire (about 2in in length) eventually bent and snapped the solder tabs off.

Just a bit disappointing because now my prototype is on hold until I can source some different motors with wires already attached/soldered.

If you buy these, I would recommend using a much thinner wire or perhaps solder 90 degree breakaway headers onto the tabs for a bit more structural integrity.