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V5 Smart Motor

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V5 Smart Motor

The V5 Smart Motor is more than twice as powerful as the 2-Wire motor 393, and puts an integrated encoder and a motor controller into one compact package. Customize speed and torque with interchangeable gear cartridges.

  • Use the built-in encoder to track a robot's rotational position and velocity
  • Ships with the standard gear cartridge of 18:1 (200 RPM)
  • Cartridges for 36:1 (100 RPM) & 6:1 (600 RPM) are also available
  • Compatible with both VEX EDR shaft sizes

The motor runs at a slightly lower voltage than the batteries minimum voltage, and the motor's power is accurately controlled to +/-1%. This means the motor will perform the same for every match and every autonomous run regardless of battery charge or motor temperature.

Availability: Ships in 8 Weeks

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V5 Smart Motor

Product Name Availability Price Qty
V5 Smart Motor
276-4840

Ships in 8 Weeks

$34.99

V5 Smart Motor Gear Cartridges

Product Name Availability Price Qty
V5 Smart Motor 36:1 Cartridge (100 RPM)
276-5840

Temporarily Out of Stock.
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$9.99
 
V5 Smart Motor 18:1 Cartridge (200 RPM)
276-5841

Temporarily Out of Stock.
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$9.99
 
V5 Smart Motor 6:1 Cartridge (600 RPM)
276-5842

Temporarily Out of Stock.
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$9.99
 
Description

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Gear Options

Mechanisms such as flywheels and arms do not need large external gear ratios when the driving motor is already outputting a targeted output speed or torque. Therefore, changing internal gear ratios to fit specific needs allows more efficient and compact mechanisms to be designed. Use the clear window of the V5 Smart Motor to identify one of three user-changeable colored gear cartridges:

  • 36:1 (100 RPM) - High torque, low speed. Great for robot arms and lifting heavy objects
  • 18:1 (200 RPM) - Standard gear ratio for drive train applications
  • 6:1 (600 RPM) - Low torque, high speed. Best used for intake rollers, flywheels, or other fast moving mechanisms
Product Specs
V5 Smart Motor Specifications 2-Wire Motor 393 + Motor Controller 29
Speed Approximately 100, 200 or 600 RPM 120, 160, or 240 RPM
Peak Power 11 W 3.93 W
Continuous Power 11 W 2.70 W
Stall Torque 2.1 Nm 1.67 Nm
Low Battery Performance 100% Power Output 51% Power Output
Feedback Position
Velocity (calculated)
Current
Voltage
Power
Torque (calculated)
Efficiency (calculated)
Temperature
Position1
Encoder 1800 ticks/rev with 36:1 gears
900 ticks/rev with 18:1 gears
300 ticks/rev with 6:1 gears
627 ticks/rev with High Torque gears1
392 ticks/rev with High Speed gears1
261 ticks/rev with Turbo gears1
Dimensions 2.26” W x 2.82” L x 1.30” H
(57.3 mm W x 71.6 mm L x 33.0 mm H)
1.97” W x 2.16” L x 0.98” H
(50 mm W x 55 mm L x 25 mm H)
Weight 0.342 lbs
(155 grams)
0.209 lbs
(95 grams)

1. Motor 393 Position requires the Integrated Motor Encoder (IME).

Kit Contents
V5 Smart Motor (276-4840)
  • (1) V5 Smart Motor w/ 18:1 Gear Cartridge

V5 Motor 36:1 Cartridge (276-5840)
  • (1) V5 Motor 36:1 Cartridge (100 RPM)

V5 Motor 18:1 Cartridge (276-5841)
  • (1) V5 Motor 18:1 Cartridge (200 RPM)

V5 Motor 6:1 Cartridge (276-5842)
  • (1) V5 Motor 6:1 Cartridge (600 RPM)
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