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Fundamental technical information required for selection and use of Citizen Micro products
(gear motor, DC motor, reduction gear, rotary encoder) is presented.
 

Technical theory of a motor

 
A principle how DC motor works is explained.

Selection of DC motors

Selection of DC motors
A basic DC motor selection procedure is presented in an easy-to-understand.
Useful for DC motor selection

Gear motor

Gear motor
A basic knowledge, structure, comparison of the gear motor and technical words is plainly explained.

DC coreless motors

DC coreless motors
Fundamental information about small DC coreless motors is presented together with a comparison of their structures and features with those of DC core motors and an easy-to-understand explanation of technical terms.

Brushless motor

 
A basic knowledge, structure, comparison of the brushless motor and technical words is plainly explained.

Basic Characteristics of DC Motors

Basic Characteristics of DC Motors
The characteristic charts that indicate the performance of DC motors are explained. Useful for DC motor selection.

Control and Electric Noise Measures

Control and Electric Noise Measures
Basic control methods for use of DC motors and countermeasures against noise are explained.
Useful knowledge for use of DC motors.

Rotary encoders

Rotary encoders
Fundamental information about rotary encoders that are installed on DC motors is presented together with a comparison between the magnetic type and the optical type and an easy-to-understand explanation of the structures, features and technical terms.

Gearheads

Gearheads
Fundamental information including structures and features of reduction gears is presented together with a comparison between the planetary gear and the spur gear and an easy-to-understand explanation of technical terms.

Caution

Caution
Precautions to be taken when selecting and using gear motors, DC motors and rotary encoders are explained.

 
 
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CITIZEN MICRO Co.,Ltd.
DC Motor Division
15-1,2 Choume,Fujimi,
Sayama City,Saitama,
350-1306,Japan
motor@micro.citizen.co.jp
 
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