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Hello friends!  I'm hammering out the details of a little rover im building that will run off an arduino uno, with an duo H-Bridge motor shield.  The shield maxes out at about 45 volts and 2 amps (per motor).  The bout is going to be relatively small, with tread not wheels for extra adaptability.  I will set it up with tank style drive.  I want decent torque to navigate the home, speed isnt really a priority.  Whats a good balanced motor for me???  Thanks for your time and responses!
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Tank style drive is extremely NON efficient .... You will need to grab few details about your robot and calculate the motors  smiley-sleep
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Yeah it's true-- Weight is also a big issue.  I'm using an RC car for my platform for my UGV, and it works amazingly--if you want tank treds for the ability to turn 180 degrees in place, I'd use the sparkfun wild thumper 6 wheel drive chassis.  It's also just plain awesome

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11056
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