Author Topic: 2 -12V DC motors vs 1-24V DC motor  (Read 1669 times)

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Offline NinjasqueeTopic starter

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2 -12V DC motors vs 1-24V DC motor
« on: December 08, 2014, 09:54:46 PM »
I am building a robot, and I was wondering if there would be an advantage to using two 12V DC motors vs one 24V DC motors, assuming that I can achieve the same rated torque output in both setups. Is there an advantage(or disadvantage) to having a lower voltage system?

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Re: 2 -12V DC motors vs 1-24V DC motor
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2014, 06:19:39 AM »
Can you explain what you are trying to achieve and how you plan to use two motors in place of one?

Generally speaking you can achieve a higher power density with higher voltage motors. This is usually a very good thing in robotics.


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