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Charles Murray
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Re: Hand held?
Charles Murray   3/20/2013 7:43:10 PM
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I agree, jhankwitz. I would love to see one of these motors operating in a robotic surgery application.

jhankwitz
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Hand held?
jhankwitz   3/20/2013 9:30:54 AM
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It would have been great if they showed them in actual use instead of just holding them in their hands.

Charles Murray
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Re: Small motors
Charles Murray   3/19/2013 6:31:52 PM
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I've taken many, many industrial plant tours over the past 25 years where I've seen countless big honkin' motors, so I'm intrigued when I see a motor that's 8 mm in diameter. But adding a gearhead to it is downright mind-boggling for me.

Ann R. Thryft
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Re: Small motors
Ann R. Thryft   3/19/2013 2:17:38 PM
These smaller motors will come in handy in robotics, among other apps.

naperlou
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Small motors
naperlou   3/19/2013 10:01:53 AM
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Rich, considering all the automation opportunities that these afford it is a very interesting set of products.  Minaturizing anything open up more application areas, as we have seen with computing technology.



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