Servo Magazine ( April 2016 )

Heavyweight Propulsion —  A Trio of Power

By Mark Elam    View In Digital Edition  

So, you're building a heavyweight robot and you've come to one of the most important stages of construction — one that will determine a significant number of factors regarding your bot's speed controllers and batteries. Of all that are out there, three motors have often found themselves the cream of the crop for combat robot drivetrains. In the modern age of combat robotics, they've been seen on practically every large-scale combat robot. But how do three of the most popular motors on the large-scale bot circuit match up with one another?


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