Miniature vibration motor measuring only 12mm long x 6mm diameter. Coreless motor design, rated at 3V nominal.
These motors are often used for silent alert functions in mobile phones and are also used in applications within tools, robotics, control sticks and various alert functions in hand held equipment.
Pre-wired with red & black leads 90mm.
|Dimensions:||L: 12mm. Diameter: 6mm|
|Rated speed:||14000 RPM (2000 RPM)|
|Starting voltage:||1.7V max|
|Stall current:||140mA max|
These vibrobots were sent in by James Ratcliffe of Milton Abbey School following a recent year 8 taster activity. Rather than provide students with our complete vibrobug kit or fizzbit module, they got a coin cell power board kit and a vibrating motor, and got to work on their own designs.
Vibrating Motor Bug Project by Mr Canavan at Formarke Hall School.
A video about our Coin Cell Power Board and Vibrating Motors taken from our Ask Kitronik Live event 2012.
if we pewter cast some small weights (say 20 / 25 mm in diameter ) and araldited them on to the front of the motor would it still spin ? This would allow the kids an additional skill ... the alternative is to buy a normal small (3V) motor to fix to and 2 x AA switched battery box (like i did when I made these from steel)... any one done this / any ideas? cheers Simon
Posted byon Tuesday, 14 June 2016
These motors don’t have a lot of torque, they are used just for creating a vibration. As such with weight applied to them they wouldn’t spin, you would need to use a motor that has a sensible torque rating.
Will this work from an output pin on a 3.3v or 5v Arduino? It's rated at 75mA but an output pin on an Arduino is 20mA
Posted byon Monday, 8 February 2016
Unfortunately you wouldn’t be able to run this motor from an Arduino, as the motor will try to draw 75mA and would likely damage the Arduino.
does anyone if the front of the motor comes off?
Posted byon Tuesday, 10 November 2015
No the front of the motor isn't removable.
I am in need of 15 3v vibration motors by June 2. Can these arrive in long beach ms in time and at what cost. Thank you
Posted byon Tuesday, 26 May 2015
We currently have these in stock, so if we received the order before 3pm we would dispatch the goods the same day. The estimated time for deliveries to America is around 4-5 working days, however this may change due to the item being cleared through customs. To work out a cost for the items and shipping you can use the ‘estimate shipping and VAT’ section within the shopping cart. Just place the items you wish to purchase into the cart and then fill in the shipping details to obtain a quote.
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