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Need Help Distuingishing Ideal DC Motor

  1. Nov 19, 2007 #1
    I am going to be utilizing DC motors capable of performing at a variety of speeds while outputting a relatively decent amount of torque (between 20 and 40 mNm). I had originally chosen Maxon motors for the design (32mm) but then found similar motors on Anaheim Automation at a much much lower price. I am having trouble seeing the main differences in the two motors but the prices are so much different I know I am missing something.

    Does anyone know what the big difference is? Is it simply in the overall quality of the motor?

    The motor at maxon i was looking at was at http://www.maxonmotor.com/A-max.asp
    And for Anaheim it is http://www.anaheimautomation.com/Brush_DC_Motor.aspx [Broken]

    Any help would be greatly appreciated
    Last edited by a moderator: May 3, 2017
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