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!  Recommended ESCs: Vex29, BB10A, BTR ESCs

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

48 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