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wheels on motors

by grooove on Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:07 pm

this is not related to the motor shield, but to the motor himself..

i have 2 dc standard motors, and i´m finding very difficult to put wheels on them.. can someone point me a direction?

what kind of wheels do you advice and what do i need to install them?

thnx :)
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by darus67 on Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:18 pm

I generally prefer round wheels.

Most small electric motors turn too fast to directly attach a wheel. You probably
need to use a gearbox of some sort to reduce the speed and increase the
torque.

Without more details on the motor and what type of surface you plan to
drive on, its is impossible to give more advice.
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by grooove on Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:24 am

hi darus67!! thnx for answering!!

i´m using this one, http://www.mutr.co.uk/product_info.php? ... cts_id=187

for now i´m working on a small intelligent car, and i need to drive it on flat surfaces..

more advices would be very welcome!!
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by grooove on Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:12 am

i forgot to say, i´m using 2 motors, one for each wheel.. :)
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by darus67 on Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:13 am

On that same website they have a selection of gearboxes and wheels.
I suggest you look at some of those.
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by grooove on Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:39 am

thnx darus ;)
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