New Gearmotor - the GM17

Dave Hrynkiw
February 17, 2006

Hellooooo! I love getting new gearmotors to test. I get to break them apart, poke them, submit them to torture test - it's all great fun.

My latest victim of inspection is our new GM17 HE Offset gearmotor. It uses a very power efficient 300-form factor motor to drive the 228:1 gearbox. It isn't a speed demon, but it sure is powerful and torquey, and easily starts spinning with our larger solarcells in direct sunlight.

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