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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => DC Motors (Brushed) and Speed Controllers => Topic started by: mook on June 24, 2011, 04:00:44 PM

Title: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: mook on June 24, 2011, 04:00:44 PM
Hi does any one no what amp these run at
Title: Re: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: essex2visuvesi on June 24, 2011, 04:33:03 PM
Which one? there are several different black can motors that Tamiya have released

There are sport tuned, sprint, endurance and maybe more than that

some info here tho
http://www.zaonce.com/stuff/tamiya-motors.shtml
Title: Re: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: mook on June 24, 2011, 05:47:03 PM
Sports tuned
Title: Re: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: essex2visuvesi on June 24, 2011, 06:11:45 PM
Part Number:   53068 (7437012)
Motor:   RS-540 Sport-Tuned
Year:   1990
Usable voltage:   6 - 8.4v
Torque at best efficiency:   350g-cm
R.P.M. at best efficiency:   18,300rpm (7.2v)
Current drain at best efficiency:   12A (7.2v)
Best efficiency:   74% (7.2v)
Turns:   27 single - 0.65mm (USA/Asia)
                23 single - 0.8mm (Europe)
Title: Re: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: Roadrunner on June 24, 2011, 06:26:38 PM
Normally for the sport tuned motor you need a matching 27 turn esc.. mtronics eco 27 is what i used in my hay day of racing,  (which is now actually fitted in my daughters seaport tug so you can see the photo of it there) but really there 20amp esc's.

(http://1.2.3.10/bmi/i1044.photobucket.com/albums/b446/Tow_Chief/DSC01040.jpg)
Title: Re: 540 black can tamiya motor
Post by: mook on June 24, 2011, 06:33:07 PM
Thanks guys and road runner cheers again for your help I'm just about to order one now :)