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Dofreality motor upgrade

Discussion in 'Commercial Simulators and Peripherie' started by niterida, Jun 30, 2021.

  1. niterida

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    I have just bought a second hand Dofreality H3 and it is up and running but one of the 2 front motors is slower than the other by quite a bit.
    Rather than try and figure out why and if it is fixable I thought I would just upgrade both motors since this unit is an early version with the small motors/gearboxes.
    Dofreality want $250 each for new motors plus $50 for new frame parts and $50 for shipping. Thats $600USD total which is more than I want to spend.
    I am also wondering if it is possible to buy any other motors or would I have trouble making them fit and play nicely with the Dofreality controller.
    And is it worth trying to troubleshoot the slow motor ?
    Thanks
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    Worth checking the brushes in the slow motor and check the settings.

    I am pretty sure a standard wormdrive is used so other motors should be easy to fit, but double check the measurements against motor specs/dimensions.
  4. niterida

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    Cheers
    I found exact replacement motors direct from the OEM manufacturer in China for just $79USD so I will probably just do that :)
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    Can you share a link to the motors you got from china, did they work for you?
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    They wouldn't sell them to me - would only sell to DOFReality so you have no choice but to buy them from there.
    I sold the simulator instead.