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3260_0 12V/6.1Kg-cm/73RPM 50:1 DC Gear Motor

Product Code: 3260
Excl. VAT: £15.50 Incl. VAT: £18.60
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The 3260 is a 12 volt gear motor, generating 6.12 Kg-cm of torque at 73 RPM. While this motor is small and inexpensive, it is also aggressive- less efficient than the others, but very powerful for its size.

  • 6mm Shaft

  • 86mm Motor Length

This family of motors (3258, 3259, 3260) have the same gearbox type and mounting metrics as the (3254, 3255, 3256, 3257) family of motors.

The 3260 DC motor connects to either of the following controllers:

  • 1064 - PhidgetMotorControl HC
  • 1065 - PhidgetMotorControl 1-Motor

Motor Specifications at Peak Efficiency

Rated Current 2A
Output Torque 6.12 Kg-cm
Output Power 7W
Rated Speed 73 RPM


Other Specifications

Rated Voltage 12VDC
Stall Current 5A
Torque Produced When Stalled 70.4 Kg-cm


Physical Properties

Motor Length (including gearbox) 86mm
Shaft Diameter 6mm
Weight 284g


Gearbox Specifications

Gearbox Type Spur
Gear Reduction 50:1
Number of gear trains 4
Maximum Strength of Gears 12 Kg-cm
Maximum Shaft Overhung Load 35N
Maximum Shaft Thrust Load 25N


Warning !

The torque this motor produces when it stalls exceeds the rated strength of the gearbox. This means that stalling or very heavily loading this motor can cause serious damage to the gearbox. To avoid damage, avoid sudden loads or any load higher than the Maximum Strength of Gears spec.

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3260_0 12V/6.1Kg-cm/73RPM 50:1 DC Gear Motor