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The DCM4100 is a 24 volt brushless DC motor, generating 1.27 Kg-cm of torque at 4000 RPM.
Brushless DC motors provide convenient position and velocity control through the use of their built in hall-effect sensor. They run quieter and last longer than their brushed counterparts.
This motor must be controlled by a brushless DC motor controller that has the capability to both send control signals to the three motor wires, and also read the hall-effect feedback from the other five wires. Have a look at the Connection & Compatibility tab for a list of compatible Phidget controllers.
This motor comes with a 5-Pin molex connector soldered to the hall effect wires, and ferrules crimped onto the motor wires so it can quickly and easily be connected to the Brushless DC Motor Phidget as shown in the functional picture.
This motor must be controlled by a brushless DC motor controller. This diagram shows how to connect the motor wires to the controller.
Note: Because of the way this motor is built, you'll need to set negative P, I and D values when using the MotorPositionController object.
Note: Make sure to unplug the power cord from the motor controller before switching wires around.
The following brushless controllers can be used to drive this motor:
|Product||Board Properties||Controller Properties|
|Image||Part Number||Price||Controlled By||Number of Motor Ports|
If you need to connect the main shaft of this motor to the shaft of another device, you can use a shaft coupler:
|Image||Part Number||Price||Inner Diameter||Material||Coupling Rated Torque||Coupling Rated Speed||Torsional Stiffness|
|3421_0||$7.50||5 mm||Aluminium||4.1 kg·cm||10000 RPM||100 N·m/rad|
|TRM4311_0||$2.25||5 mm||Aluminum||35.7 kg·cm||12000 RPM||—|
|TRM4333_0||$3.35||5 mm||Aluminium||10 kg·cm||8000 RPM||110 N·m/rad|
If you're using this motor to drive a rotary system that requires a lot of torque, you may be interested in pulleys and sprockets. By using a two pulleys or sprockets of different sizes, you can increase the gear ratio of the motor. Pulleys and sprockets can also be used to transmit the motor's rotation over a long distance. For more guidance on building a transmission system, visit our Rotary Motion Primer. Here is a list of our 5mm bore pulleys and sprockets:
|Image||Part Number||Price||Inner Diameter||Number of Teeth|
Mounting this motor to a flat surface is easy with these metal mounting brackets. The holes on the bracket match those on the front of the motor.
|Image||Part Number||Price||Mounting Plate Size||Material|
|3338_0||$3.50||NEMA - 17||Mild Steel (Coated)|
|Motor Type||Brushless DC Motor|
|Number of Poles||8|
|Manufacturer Part Number||42DMW61-2440|
|Output Power (Mechanical)||50 W|
|Rated Torque||1.3 kg·cm|
|Maximum Speed at Rated Voltage||4000 RPM|
|Rated Current||3.5 A|
|Rated Voltage||24 V DC|
|Coil Resistance||740 mΩ|
|Shaft Diameter||5 mm|
|Mounting Plate Size||17|
|Operating Temperature Min||-20 °C|
|Operating Temperature Max||40 °C|
|Product||Motor Properties||Gearbox Properties|
|Image||Part Number||Price||Maximum Speed at Rated Voltage||Rated Torque||Gear Ratio|
|DCM4100_0||$36.00||4000 RPM||1.3 kg·cm||—|
|DCM4101_0||$72.00||810 RPM||5.6 kg·cm||4.9 : 1|
|DCM4102_0||$74.00||260 RPM||15.3 kg·cm||15 : 1|
|DCM4103_0||$76.00||166 RPM||24.5 kg·cm||24 : 1|
|DCM4104_0||$80.00||70 RPM||51 kg·cm||56 : 1|
|DCM4105_0||$85.00||38 RPM||193.7 kg·cm||106 : 1|
|DCM4106_0||$42.00||4000 RPM||2.9 kg·cm||—|
|DCM4107_0||$84.00||930 RPM||12.2 kg·cm||4.25 : 1|
|DCM4108_0||$86.00||250 RPM||37.7 kg·cm||15 : 1|
|DCM4109_0||$88.00||170 RPM||57.1 kg·cm||23 : 1|
|DCM4110_0||$95.00||82 RPM||102 kg·cm||47 : 1|
|DCM4111_0||$98.00||41 RPM||214.1 kg·cm||96 : 1|
|DCM4112_0||$65.00||4000 RPM||5.7 kg·cm||—|