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[DPRG] Speed Controllers

Subject: [DPRG] Speed Controllers
From: Glenn Pipe ggpipe at yahoo.com
Date: Sat Jun 18 10:10:17 CDT 2005

There is a local company that makes speed controllers
that work great on this motor. Go to

They make speed controllers that work at 24V and 36V
and up to 200amps continous. The one that would work
for you though is the Victor883. Which is 24V and
around 60A continous.


--- Derek Engelhaupt <derekengelhaupt at rocketmail.com>

> Hey all,
> I'm new to the list and wondered if you guys could
> help me out a bit.  I'm actually not building a
> robot, but a remote control Bradley Fighting
> Vehicle.  I was originally going with a Honda
> 4-stoke engine, but due to my limited access to
> fabrication to complete the gearbox it's looking
> like I'm going to go the electric route.  My plans
> are to use the 24v Dewalt motors that seem to be
> popular with thier transmission mated to a chain or
> belt system to drive my front track sprockets. 
> Direct motor drive isn't possible due to the
> position of the front sprockets.  Anyone using these
> motors in their bots and what speed controller would
> you guys recommend?  Price is a factor, but not at
> the expense of blowing fuses/breakers or screwing
> something up.  Any preferance between chain and belt
> drive?  Thanks.
> Derek
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