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Motor to use for a sumo bot


#1

I am a Itt-tech student that is building a sumo bot, what would be the best motor to use for this robot


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#2

Hello.

The motors you choose for a mini-sumo robot will vary with the strategy you want to use.The trade-offs for competitions like these are typically speed vs. torque. If you want a robot that can out maneuver the opponent, speed might be a good choice. If you want to have a power house robot that can push other robots out of the ring with brute force, you might use motors with greater torque.

As an example, we generally recommend our 50:1 or 75:1 micro metal gearmotors for use in our Zumo Robots.

Good luck in your competitions. We would love to see what kind of robot you build!

-Derrill


#3

Thank you so munch for the information on motors and as soon as the team gets done building and running it I will post a picture of it and the wins and losses of battle
and thanks again.