5K40.10-DC motor


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Instructor’s video

Description: This demonstration visually shows the interaction between magnets and coils when a current is sent through the coils.


  • Large DC power supply
  • DC motor apparatus
  • 2 Banana cables
  • (Optional) 3in1 Oil

Setup Procedure:

  1. (Optional) Oil the points of rotation.
  2. Connect the DC power supply to the DC motor.
  3. Test to make sure the motor spins correctly.

Demonstration Procedure:

  1. Turn on the power supply.
  2. Slowly turn the power supply up until the motor spins, (may take 3A @ 20VDC)
  3. When finished, turn the power supply down and then turn it off.