The co. introduces the LVB10, a dime-sized, brushless vibration motor that is 0.394 in. OD and 0.134 in. in axial length, with a developed vibration force of 0.063 oz (1.8 g). The co. says it has integrated the drive electronics inside the motor case with two leads exiting to a 3-v DC battery source. LVB10-003 reaches speeds of 13,500 rpm at a 76 milliamp-rated current; LVB10-008 develops 12,000 rpm at 62 milliamps, the co. says, with a brushless design providing long-life operation and minimal electrical noise in sensitive applications.
Nidec Copal (USA) Corp., 310/782-6102. www.copal-usa.com