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  • adjective Not using brushes, of a motor that does not use physical contacts for the commutator.


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  • The synchronous type requires a direct current (DC) exitation, either from an external source (e.g. battery) or from an integrated exitation system, the latter of which are known as brushless, self-exitating generators.

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  • Such machines are therefore called brushless alternators.


  • New motor technologies, generally known as brushless DC motors, or BLDCs, are slightly more expensive than equivalent induction motors, but rising volumes would help close this gap.

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  • The motor is "brushless", powered by a lithium-polymer battery via an electronic speed controller: so powerful the plane will go vertical.


  • Intelligent Motor Controller ICs are a relatively new class of IC that can save significant engineering expenses when building high-performance motor drives for multi-phase motors such as brushless dc motors, or three-phase ac induction motors.

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  • The “Sprint” model features disk brakes, aluminium alloy frame, a 350 Watt brushless electric motor with a sophisticated electronic controller that enables the cyclist to decide how much assistance to get from the electric motor.

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  • The electric plane is propelled by ultralight 10kW peak brushless electric motors powered by 12 Lithium Polymer cells.

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  • I'm also converting that tiller over to electric too, with brushless DC motors and electronics, I can get it under 2 HP.

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  • The station is a popular neighborhood hangout next to the Mr. Wash full service brushless car wash, and Jerry Chan's Chinese takeout.

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  • Yes, it's running on a 46 gram brushless outrunner.

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