DC Gearbox Motors

These DC motors have a gear box already built in, and wires attached, so they're super easy to use:

DC Gearbox Motor - "TT Motor" - 200RPM - 3 to 6VDC
Perhaps you've been assembling a new robot friend, adding a computer for a brain and other fun personality touches. Now the time has come to let it leave the nest and fly on...
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We also have a wide range of matching wheels:

Orange and Clear TT Motor Wheel for TT DC Gearbox Motor
Usually when one needs an orange wheel it's a garnish for a cocktail, like a tasty Sidecar. And speaking of cars, this wheel is for driving, not...
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Thin White Wheel for TT DC Gearbox Motors - 65mm Diameter
We're keepin' it wheel with this one! Plastic gear-box motors (also known as 'TT' motors) are an easy and low cost way to get your projects moving. But...
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Skinny Wheel for TT DC Gearbox Motors
Plastic gear-box motors (also known as 'TT' motors) are an easy and low cost way to get your projects moving. But we've noticed that there are not a lot of nice TT motor...
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Other accessories are available, check the Adafruit shop for "TT Motor" items for the wide range of add-ons available.

Servo-style DC motor

If you need a motor that is very compact (but not very powerful) these DC-in-servo-body motors can do the job:

DC Motor in Micro Servo Body
This tiny DC Motor in Micro Servo Body is an interesting motor - it's the same size and shape as our micro servo but it isn't a servo. It's...
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Which can be used with this wheel:

Wheel for Micro Continuous Rotation FS90R Servo
We're keepin' it wheel with this one!Need a great drive solution for your little robotic friends? This black plastic Micro Continuos...
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Non-Geared DC Motor

Non-geared DC motors are very weak but very fast: great for fans:

DC Toy / Hobby Motor - 130 Size
These are standard '130 size' DC hobby motors. They come with a wider operating range than most toy motors: from 4.5 to 9VDC instead of 1.5-4.5V. This range makes them perfect...
$1.95
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This guide was first published on May 16, 2018. It was last updated on May 16, 2018.

This page (Recommended Motors) was last updated on May 05, 2021.

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