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Tiny Motors Get In Gear

The 12GN-Series of 12-mm geared micromotors measure 12 X 10 X 29 mm with 300 mNm of starting torque and 20 mNm at rated load.

The motors weigh 8.7 gm and are available in four gear ratios; 75.7:1, 134.5:1, 196.6:1, and 297:1. No-load speeds range from 62 to 246 rpm and no-load current is 120 mA. Operating temperature range is 0 to 50°C. Applications include robotics, power tools, and medical and dispensing equipment. Sanyo DC Micro Motor Div., 1062 Thorndale Ave., Bensenville, IL 60106, (630) 694-8235,

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