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Press Release

June 21, 2016 Oriental Motor Introduces New 200 W (1/4 HP) & 400 W (1/2 HP) BMU Series Brushless Motor and Drive Package


Our Popular Easy to Use Brushless Motor Just Received a Boost in Power and Performance

BMU Series Brushless DC Motor and Driver PackagesOriental Motor USA is proud to introduce our new 200 watt (1/4 HP) and 400 watt (1/2 HP) BMU Series Brushless Motor and Driver package.

The new 200 W (1/4 HP) and 400 W (1/2 HP) motors join the 30 W (1/24 HP), 60 W (1/12 HP) and 120 W (1/6 HP) family and continues the brushless motor advantage, such as flat speed torque curve, compact size, easy-to-use, easy-to-read digital speed indicator and torque output up to 610 lb-in (70 N-m). The 200 W (1/4 HP) BMU motor is now available in 100-120 VAC input and existing 200-240 VAC input. The 400 W (1/2 HP) BMU motor produces approximately 40% more starting torque than the 200 W (1/4 HP) motor and offers 100% more continuous running torque, creating significant advantages for applications that require larger loads.

The BMU Series is available in inch or metric geared output shafts and includes a 3 m (9.8 ft) motor cable.

The BMU Series’ 200 W (1/4 HP) and 400 W (1/2 HP) Models Key Features are:

  • 200 W (1/4 HP) motor now available in both 100-120 and 200-240 VAC input.
  • 400 W (1/2 HP) motor produces approximately 40% more starting torque than 200 W (1/4 HP) motor.
  • Torque output up to 610 lb-in (70 N-m).
  • Inch or metric geared output shafts.

Visit our web site to learn more about the new BMU Series Brushless DC Motors at

Since its founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor has been a world leader in motion systems. For over a century we have concentrated on technological advancement and product design improvement — an emphasis evident in the sophisticated devices we market today. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Domestically, ORIENTAL MOTOR U.S.A. CORP. was established in 1978.

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