Thermal Testing

A project log for PCB Motor

A smaller and cheaper open source brushless motor

carl-bugejaCarl Bugeja 05/27/2018 at 21:210 Comments

How hot is my pcb motor getting? With a direct 5v supply on the windings it reached a maximum of 70°C after 13 minutes of continuous voltage.

How to improve this? For the next prototype I'm going to use more vias and a copper plane on all four layers to conduct heat on a larger area.