Brand: VEX Robotics
Product Code: 276-4840
Availability: Ships in 8 Weeks
$34.99

The V5 Smart Motor is more than twice as powerful as the 2-Wire motor 393, and puts an integrated encoder and a motor controller into one compact package. Customize speed and torque with interchangeable gear cartridges.
Use the built-in encoder to track a robot's rotational position and velocity

  • Ships with the standard gear cartridge of 18:1 (200 RPM)
  • Cartridges for 36:1 (100 RPM) & 6:1 (600 RPM) are also available
  • Compatible with both VEX EDR shaft sizes

The motor runs at a slightly lower voltage than the batteries minimum voltage, and the motor's power is accurately controlled to +/-1%. This means the motor will perform the same for every match and every autonomous run regardless of battery charge or motor temperature.

Kit Contents V5 Smart Motor (276-4840):

  • (1) V5 Smart Motor w/ 18:1 Gear Cartridge
  • (2) 8-32 x 0.250" Star Drive Screws
  • (2) 8-32 x 0.375" Star Drive Screws


V5 Motors give you Gear Options!

Mechanisms such as flywheels and arms do not need large external gear ratios when the driving motor is already outputting a targeted output speed or torque. Therefore, changing internal gear ratios to fit specific needs allows more efficient and compact mechanisms to be designed. Use the clear window of the V5 Smart Motor to identify one of three user-changeable colored gear cartridges:

  • 36:1 (100 RPM) - High torque, low speed. Great for robot arms and lifting heavy objects
  • 18:1 (200 RPM) - Standard gear ratio for drive train applications (included in Smart Motor)
  • 6:1 (600 RPM) - Low torque, high speed. Best used for intake rollers, flywheels, or other fast moving mechanisms

Click Here for V5 Gear Change Procedure PDF

Product Specification
Product Specs Speed: Approximately 100, 200 or 600 RPM Peak Power: 11 W Continuous Power: 11 W Stall Torque: 2.1 Nm Low Battery Performance: 100% Power Output Feedback Position: -Velocity (calculated) -Current -Voltage -Power -Torque (calculated) -Efficiency (calculated) -Temperature Encoder: -1800 ticks/rev with 36:1 gears -900 ticks/rev with 18:1 gears -300 ticks/rev with 6:1 gears Dimensions: 2.26” W x 2.82” L x 1.30” H (57.3 mm W x 71.6 mm L x 33.0 mm H) Weight: 0.342 lbs (155 grams)