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UAV and Brushless Motor Trends in 2018 | What's Next?

The new year has arrived, and with it new trends and forecasts for the UAV and brushless motor market. Today’s drones are used for everything from wedding photography to recording climate change to surveying and mapping. But where are we going next? From motors the size of your fingernail to flying cars, here’s what we’re watching out for in 2018. A Growing Demand for Miniature Motors—Especially in the Medical Industry Bigger isn’t always better. While we don’t expect to see a drop in oversized motors for heavy lift drones, we predict an increase in the need for smaller brushless motors,...

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Brushless Motors for Dental Drills Reduce Noise and Stress for Dentists and Patients

You know the noise we’re talking about. The unmistakable, high-pitched whir that signifies that a dentist’s drill is being used. And since you usually only hear that noise when you’re in the waiting room or the dentist’s chair, that sound is typically one that creates stress and anxiety for patients. No one likes getting their teeth drilled, and that’s exactly what the sound of the dental drill represents. But what’s the alternative? Reducing the “Whirring” Noise The whir of a traditional dental drill has been unavoidable for years. However, recent developments in brushless motors have enabled us to significantly reduce...

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Brushless Vs. Brushed Motors

The biggest difference between brushed and brushless motors, unsurprisingly, is the brush. But what does that really mean? The principle behind the internal workings of brushed and brushless motors are otherwise much the same. When motor windings become energized, a temporary magnetic field is created to repel or attract permanent magnets. This magnetic force is converted to shaft rotation, allowing the motor to do work. As the shaft rotates, the electric current is routed to different sets of windings, maintaining electromotive repulsion or attraction, forcing the rotor to continually rotate. The History of Brushed and Brushless Motors Brushed DC motors...

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Power Management Key in Multicopter Design

power management in multicopter designMulticopter designers and engineers face challenges that involve supporting increased data collection demands, processing and distribution needs; as well as system size, weight and power constraints. More complex power management systems typically include built-in processors designed to minimize power consumption and electromagnetic interference. Multicopter designers are tasked with developing efficient power management solutions to minimize power consumption and in the end goal, extend flight time and maximum performance.

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Why Brushless Motors Are More Powerful

brushless motorsWhen designing multirotors for commercial or industrial applications, motor selection is one of the most important considerations. Should you choose brushed or brushless motors? What voltage will the system operate on? The list can be extensive and sometimes, intimidating to directly match the requirements of your application. After selecting the type of motor, you’ll consider factors such as motor capability and brand.

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