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Can you change the motor on this gearbox? Answered

My question is that is it possible to change the motors on a gearbox like this(http://www.abra-electronics.com/products/70168-Tamiya-Double-Gearbox.html) and try to fit a slightly larger one like this(http://www.abra-electronics.com/products/29DM12V-Single-Shaft-6V%252d12V-DC-Motor.html). By the way, the reason im planning to change the motor is because my motor shield(Adafruit) needs a motor thats 4.5-25v and the one that comes with the gearbox isnt enough. 



6 years ago

4.5 - 25V looks OK to run a 12V or 6V motor to me.

Do you really mean you want more TORQUE than the little motor can provide ?

I don't see why you couldn't do it, though you may struggle, if the shaft on the motors is of a different diameter.