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Offline extreme.alyTopic starter

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Motor Identification
« on: August 01, 2014, 11:32:18 AM »
Hello people, I'm interested in making a Ball Bot, I have been doing research on it since a few weeks.
I'm good with everything, except the motor selection.
Can anybody tell me which motors are used on these robots in link below (or any similar motor that I can use), the specs (torque, rpm, voltage, amp)? or any suggestions over Brushless and Stepper Motor, which one is better to use for a ball bot?

I want my robot to carry almost same amount of weight (or less).

http://www.wa4dsy.com/robot/balancing-robot/ball-balancer (Looks like geared DC motor)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI06lujiD7E&feature=youtu.be (Looks like some heavy stepper motor)

Oh btw, I think I'm going to use these wheels:
« Last Edit: August 01, 2014, 11:38:31 AM by extreme.aly »

Offline mklrobo

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Re: Motor Identification
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2015, 01:37:22 PM »
 :) Hello!
Parallax has done some work with this type of robot. It might be a good thing
to look them up. Good luck!   :)


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