BBB Beetleweight 940rpm Planetary 22mm Gearmotor


BBB Beetleweight Planetary 22mm 16:1 Gear Motor well suited for combat robot situations.

  • Custom manufactured to our specifications
  • All metal geared planetary gearbox with grease
  • Solid construction, thick gears
  • All screws set with locktight
  • 10g lighter than standard 25mm beetle motors.
  • More robust gearboxes than standard 25mm beetle motors
  • Similar spec to 22mm gearmotors seen in american robot kits but at a much lower price

Recommended to run at 3S, but ran on many bots at 4s, but this may reduce longevity!
We’ve created the BBB 4S 8A ESC, with two and four wheel drive setup of this motor in mind.
Other recommended ESCs: BB10, Vex 29 (on 3S)

3D model of the motor by THE Tom Brewster: step, stl. Thanks Tom xox

Fusion 360 model of the motor: f3d by Felix Townsend, cheers boi x

We recommend face mounting the motors with our nylon mounts and a 22mm hole in some HDPE. Example mounting from Igor (J-LGames):

As ran in the following robots at BBB Beetle Champs (and many more!) Left to right:  Super Snappy, Drizzle 3, Rev 4, Grab Crab, Byte Sized Trauma, Maximum Ogredrive, Rust in Pieces





30 in stock

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Additional information






At 12V
No load: ~940rpm
Rated load: ~780rpm


No load: 0.12A
Rated load: 0.6A
Stall: 3A

Input Voltage

~12V suited for 3S lipo
Can be run at 4S


Rated: 0.58kgf-cm
Stall >2.5kgf