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Post by TeamHunt » Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:24 pm

Hey All
Are there any good, light, fast motors for Fleaweight spinners?
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Post by joey_picus » Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:05 pm

http://www.micronradiocontrol.co.uk/motor_eflite.html

The top one on the page is what I've got in Little Yellow Taxi, it's quite easy to mount and wire up as well :) Micron do some other small brushless motors that might be worth a look into too...if you want to go brushed for whatever reason I'd look at some of the faster Pololu HP gearmotors, the low reduction ones do about 1500rpm which would work in a pinch for a spinner. They're a slight bit cheaper as well :P
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Post by TeamHunt » Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:55 pm

Hmm, yeah, i should of also mentioned that im on a rather tight budget :P
But that brushless it good, any idea on speed/rpm?
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Post by joey_picus » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:57 pm

Tight budget shouldn't be much of a problem unless it's incredibly tiny, the motor costs ?26 and a brushless controller to run it will be about ?10, you might be able to shop around and pay less.

I haven't clocked speed or anything, that's a bit technical for me :P but according to the specs it's 2200rpm per volt, works out to about 16-18,000rpm on 2 cells.

Hope that helps :P
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Post by BeligerAnt » Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:36 pm

If you can spare 13g for a brushless motor, this one:

http://robotbirds.com/catalog/product_i ... ts_id=1415

from Robotbirds is ?15 and has plenty of power. James used it in Antipathy at RFRC. The Robotbirds 6A speed controller is 6g and ?9

Remember that with outrunner type motors, a lot of the mass of the motor is in the rotor and contributes to the effective mass of the weapon.

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