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DPRG: Gearmotors

Subject: DPRG: Gearmotors
From: Robert Singleton slugmusk at alias.flash.net
Date: Wed Mar 24 18:32:21 CST 1999

"J. Reeves Hall" wrote:
> Tanner Electronics has some excellent Pittman motors for $20. I think
> they have a 5:1 ratio, and they come with a shaft encoder. They're
> extremely powerful.

I have two Pittman motors that I got from Tanners. They have a 5.9/1
ratio. Under straight 12V, the chassis takes off at about 3-4 feet per
second (estimated). Way fast enough. I only hope that the LM629 does
tame it well!


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