If your project involves any sort of movement, you’re most likely going to use some sort of DC motor to accomplish said movement. And if you’re into building or experimenting with robots, the use of DC motors is a necessity.
There is a lot to say about DC motors and complete books exist on this exciting subject. This post is going to cover the ones that are most likely to cross your bench. Also, this will be an introductory article where we’ll take a look at each type of DC motor from a bird’s eye view and cover the basics.
The various DC motors will get a more in-depth treatment each with their own article in the future.
Enough said, let’s acclimate ourselves with some common DC motors!