Basic specifications:

  • Operating voltage: 1.5-3 V
  • No-load speed at 3 V: about 12,300 RPM
  • Stall current at 3 V: about 2.10 A
  • Stall torque at 3 V: about 36 g-cm

For more information, please see model FA-130RA-18100 in the FA-130RA data sheet (58k pdf). This motor is intended for 3 V operation; running it at higher voltages will shorten its lifetime.


Specifications

General specifications

Typical operating voltage: 3 V
Free-run motor shaft speed @ 3V: 12300 rpm
Free-run current @ 3V: 150 mA
Stall current @ 3V: 2100 mA
Motor shaft stall torque @ 3V: 0.5 oz·in

Resources

Documentation and other information

Tamiya “Toy” Motor Testing by Adam Borrell (a.k.a nexisnet) (Printable PDF)

Adam, who posts under the username nexisnet on the Pololu forums, has performed a detailed series of experiments to determine how operating voltage affects the lifetime of the Mabuchi FA-130 motor, which happens to be the motors used in the Tamiya 70168 Double Gearbox, 70167 Single Gearbox (4-Speed), 70097 Twin-Motor Gearbox, 70093 3-Speed Crank-Axle Gearbox, 70110 4-Speed Crank-Axle Gearbox, and 70103 Universal Gearbox.


(PL-77)

SKU PL-77
Brand Tamiya

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