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App note: Securing vibration motor leads and wires

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

App note from Precision Microdrives on how to properly connect wires on to vibration motors for reliability. Link here Vibration motors require electrical power, which must be delivered by wires or PCB tracks to the motor. Precision Microdrives vibrating motors are available in a range of connector forms. From stock,...

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App note: Vibration Motors – Voltage Vs Frequency Vs Amplitude

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

All about vibration motors and how its frequency and amplitude be controlled in this app note from Precision Microdrives. Link here We’re often asked how to adjust the vibration amplitude or frequency of our various vibration motors. In this article, we’ll look at how simple it is, why it can...

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App note: Lifetime of DC vibration motors (MTTF & FIT)

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

DC vibration motors failure analysis by Precision Microdrives. Link here Reliability is an important consideration for engineers and product designers. It is also very context specific. For example consider a car, which is made from lots of individual components. If the radio antenna should fail, the car still operates. However...

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App note: Driving linear resonance vibration actuators

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Linear resonance vibration actuators are great alternative to Eccentric rotating mass (ERM) motors, these are both used to vibrate handheld devices such as cellphones, driving LRAs is not the same as driving ERMs for such that LRA needs a specific resonant frequency. More on these on Precision Microdrives' link here....

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App note: Mechanical mounting for vibration motors to bulkheads

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Vibration motor bulkheads mounting guide from Precision Microdrives. Link here The word bulkhead has a few different meanings, in this context we are using it to represent a large flat surface or sheet. For example, a large metal chute which is carrying materials which are prone to coagulating, may require...

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App note: Mechanical mounting for vibration motors to PCBs

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Vibration motor PCB mounting guide from Precision Microdrives. Link here There are many methods for mounting a vibration motor to a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Some techniques are specific to different types of motor. This guide will help you evaluate different mounting methods...

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