Machine Design

Brushless Vibration Motors

The LVB10 dime-sized brushless vibration motor is 0.394 in. (10 mm) in diameter and 0.134 in. (3.4 mm) in length.

The motor develops a vibration force of 0.063 oz (1.8 gm) when powered by a 3-Vdc source. Integral electronics means only two power leads exit the case. The motor achieves a speed of 13,500 rpm drawing a rated current of 76 mA. The brushless design provides long life with minimum electrical noise. The motor is targeted for medical alert devices, personal safety detectors, cell phones, and radios.

Nidec Copal (USA) Corp., 373 Van Ness Ave., Suite 180, Torrance, CA 90501, (310) 782-6102,

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.