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UltraPlanetary Gearbox Assembly
The FTC Starter Kit comes with two of the UltraPlanetary Gearbox Kits with HD Hex Motors. This is an entry point into using the REV UltraPlanetary System. There are three UltraPlanetary Cartridges supporting seven different final gear reductions ranging from nominally 3:1 to 60:1. This allows for the right amount of torque for the application at hand. The motor provided already has the pinion gear pressed onto it making assembly of gearboxes easier.
When getting started with this drivetrain, it is recommended to use a nominal 20:1 Gear Ratio. This uses the UltraPlanetary 5:1 Cartridge and the UltraPlanetary 4:1 Cartridge. For more information on all gear ratio options, load ratings, and more, see the UltraPlanetary Gearbox User’s Manual on revrobotics.com.
Remove the set screw from the UltraPlanetary Output before attaching the Outside Mounting Plate.