Kit #16


Conventional motor kit (magnet experiments)

5.00 out of 5
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Discount: 10-24 - 5%; 25-49 - 7.5%; 50-99 - 10%; 100+ - 12%

Product Description

Designed and made in the USAAnother version of well known simple motor with rotating coil in the static magnetic

This conventional motor kit provides the ability to perform the following experiments with it:

  • compare regular grade ceramic magnet with very strong neodymium magnet (grade N50)
  • easily change and experiment with different distances between the magnet and the coil
  • kit includes enough wire to make different size wire coils

If you add RPM measurement kit or attachment you may actually get real time speed measurements!

Please note: Though this kit looks like the simplest motor it requires a lot of accuracy in balancing the coil and stripping off the insulation. It is also not a very reliable motor. It is actually easier to assemble any of the reed switch motor kits shown at our site. They are much more stable, reliable, may run non-stop for a long time, and are able to do some work while practically nothing could be attached to this motor.

This is not a brushless motor as opposed to most other motors on our site.

Assembly instructions

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This is not a Lego® product even if it contains Lego® bricks and plates. We reserve the right to use other materials in the future. All warranties provided by Simple Motors.
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Additional Information

Difficulty level

2 – easy to build, but requires high level of accuracy and might be difficult to balance


1.5 V; uses 1 standard AA battery (not included)

Assembled dimensions

4″ x 2.25″ x 1″


1.5 oz

5.00 out of 5

1 review for Kit #16

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner) – :

    Does exactly what I want it to do, great little motor

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