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Thread: How to control a motor
face BY : Dan Michaels email (remove spam text)

Hey, Tom [Handley], I was just looking at the Robotstore.com
3-709 gear some more. Here are the specs:

  3-709 - Twin Motor Gear Box Kit - $19.95
  Two DC motors & gears in a compact unit. Same as in the Bulldozer.
  Provides full fwd-rev-left-right action! Build with 1 of two
  different ratios: fast 58:1 or strong 203:1. Size: 75 x 50 x 23 mm.
  Shafts: 3 mm hex, 105 mm long. Add your own wheel, hubs or tracks.

Notice this comes in 2 gear ratios. I wonder - this thing might be
the same size [or even same unit] as used in the RS sentinel tank.
I bet the tank has the faster ratio, and it might just be possible
to pop the slow/high-torque ratio version of the 3-709 into the tank.
This might be ideal.

best regards,
- Dan Michaels
Oricom Technologies

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