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TruMotion S10-2270-38Z-02 3V 13100 Rpm DC Motor

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Brand: TruMotion  MPN: S10-2270-38Z-02 
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A low-cost miniature DC motor with many applications including models, robotics and educational demonstration equipment.

  • Operating voltage 1.5 to 4.5V DC
  • Two flat sides make the motor ideal for mounting on a PCB
  • Rotates counter-clockwise when viewed from shaft end
  • Solder tag termination

Rated voltage3V DC
No load current0.34A max.
No load speed16,400rpm ± 15%
Rated load8.0
Rated load current1.07A max.
Rated load speed13,100rpm ± 12%
Length excluding shaft25mm
Width across flats15.1mm
Shaft length9.4mm
Shaft diameter2mm
Weight17g approx.


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24 June 2019 Question by: Paul | Product code: 37-0140
Q. HI Could you use this as a generator in a model windturbine to light a LED
A. Hi Paul, thank you for your question. This would output voltage if used as a wind turbine, voltage would vary dependent on the motor turn speed.

17 November 2015 Question by: rethi | Product code: 37-0140
Q. can this power a boat
A. Hi Rethi, thank you for your question. This could well be used to power a motor boat.

01 May 2013 Question by: poppy | Product code: 37-0140
Q. would it be easy to vary the speed of this motor?
A. Hi Poppy. Thank you for your question. You would need to vary the voltage. The motor is rated at 3V; at 1.5V the motor would be half the speed for example.

07 February 2013 Question by: Michael Healy | Product code: 37-0140
Q. Can i get an extended length axle for this motor?
A. Hi Michael. Thank you for your question. This might be possible – but would be a special order with all that that implies, MOQ lead time etc. There are shaft couplers such as 43-1050 and 2mm shafts 337-0350 which could be used to extend the shaft – but may not be appropriate for the intended application.

12 April 2012 Question by: Joe | Product code: 37-0140
Q. Can this motor run in reverse also?
A. Hi Joe, yes this motor will go both ways depending on the polarity of the input.



Reviewed by: Mrs susan gourley - 27 July 2015
Excellent for making small bugbot models. The children was able to use them easily and they lasted a while.

Reviewed by: Mike Smith - 02 February 2010
Be careful with this motor if you intend to use two 1.5 volt batteries because they run down very very quickly about 30 minutes or less. You could try part number 37-0144 which rotates slower at 8,000rpm and draws 0.63 with a propeller fitted. The current drawn increases by about 400mA with prop fitted.

Reviewed by: Dougie - 08 January 2009
Quality motor