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MFA 12-24V Small 30:1 Single Ratio Motor Gearbox

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About this product


  • Small motor with integral gearbox
  • Great for hobbies, modelling, R&D, education and even smaller industrial use
  • Operating voltage between 12V and 24V

Product overview

• Small motor with integral gearbox
• Great for hobbies, modelling, R&D, education and even smaller industrial use
• Operating voltage between 12V and 24V
• Motor ratio of 30:1
• Rotations per minute of up to 543
• Creates torque up to 488 gf.cm (0.048 Nm)
• Compact size to fit even small projects

How big is the motor gearbox?

This compact motor gearbox fits into projects and is small and light enough for model building, weighing just 75g and measuring only 27mm x 27mm x 50mm (67mm including shaft). Designed to run on 12 to 24 Volts with a 30:1 ratio, this motor provides torque up to 488 g.cm (0.048 Nm) as well as a fast rotary speed up to 543 rpm, suitable for a wide range of uses. Easily mounted with the attached mount and capable of running in either direction based on the input power polarity.

What can I use my gearbox and motor for?

This small metal motor with its built-in gearbox is ideal for projects and application were space is at a premium. The built-in gearbox can increase your turning power (torque) at a reduced rotations per minute from the motor. The optimum ratio for this will depend on your project. Designed to fit into a range of hobby, modelling, R&D, educational and even small scale industrial projects and products. This solidly constructed steel and brass motor is mounted on a 1mm thick steel bracket to prevent movement while it’s working. The motor and gearbox incorporates a high quality three pole motor with sintered bronze bearings and has a 4 mm diameter central output shaft.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFA 12-24V Small 30:1 Single Ratio Motor Gearbox MFA - MFA 12-24V Small 30:1 Single Ratio Motor G Great little motor for slow running model locos. Mine brings the vegetables up from the garden !
Date published: 2016-08-29
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Supply voltage 12 V- 24 V
Speed at max efficiency 543 rpm @ 24 V
Speed at other voltages 778 rpm @ 18 V
238 rpm @ 12 V
96 rpm @ 6 V
Current at max efficiency 0.194 A
Output power at max efficiency 1.31 W
Torque 488 g.cm (0.048 Nm)
Gearbox ratio 30:1
Shaft diameter 4 mm
Weight 75 g
Dimensions 27 mm x 27 mm (30 mm including mount) x 50 mm (67 mm including shaft)

Is it possible to reverse the direction of this motor by swapping the input polarity?

Asked by: Jack
You can reverse the unit but we have no RC speed controllers for the item.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-07

can you please recommend a power supply for this product, thanks

Asked by: richard
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-09-15

Do you have a battery/mains adaptor that will work with this motor (24v)

Asked by: Matt
We do sell 24v dc power supply's but they come with DC jacks on the end. Please see the following product: http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/power-pax-65w-switched-mode-acdc-fixed-voltage-24v-power-supply-n10nb
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-06-17

Is this a permanent magnet DC motor? Can it be used as a generator?

Asked by: timbo
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, as this is not the manner for which it was designed to be used.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-04-19

Hello got a motor same as description , looked to find specs on website to no avail, reason i as is looking for similar size motor gearbox which has similar speed but more torque , i intend to use on radio control model battery voltage of 7.2v thanks

Asked by: modelmania
There is a table to cover the basic spec on the webpage, for example it shows at 6V the rpm would be approx 140, and the torque of the motor is 600 gf.cm
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17
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