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M200 motors in air


(Etienne Demers) #1

Hi guys,

I know we’re not supposed to run the thrusters in air but what about the M200.

I would like to use one to drive a winch as it’s obviously weather proof.

Cheers,
E


(Adam) #2

Hi Etienne,

The construction of our motors is the same as our thrusters, and the same limitations apply. Running an M200 dry in air for more than a few seconds will start heating up the shaft and bearings which can lead to damage.

-Adam


(Etienne Demers) #3

Understood. Thank you for the response.