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Old 07-27-2012, 12:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Looks very interesting and I'd like to see more.

I would like to note a few things though. First, the way the magnets are oriented to the coils. If I had to guess (I'm no motor engineer), I'd say that a setup like that is not going to be as efficient as a standard motor. Second, I've looked at using motors with no reduction gearing. You have to really oversize the motor in order to get decent acceleration. It does keep things simple though.
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