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[DPRG] I bought the wrong gearmotors

Subject: [DPRG] I bought the wrong gearmotors
From: Robert Singleton slugzpam at sbcglobal.net
Date: Sun Feb 27 22:50:38 CST 2005

--- Rick Mann <rmann at latencyzero.com> wrote:

> Unfortunately, I didn't check the specs carefully
> enough, and my output 
> shaft no-load speed is about 75 RPM, whereas nBot
> has more like 128.

I think you'll find that it will be rare to actually
use full speed, even at nearly half the speed of
nBot's motors.

Also, nBot uses another set of spur gears between the
motor and wheel. You could recover your wheel's top
speed by altering the ratios of those gears, assuming
your drive train plans are similar.


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