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The spindle motor of a 3.5" floppy disk drive (by TEAC Corp.), taken apart. It is a brushless DC outrunner with a 12-pole stator. The stator is affixed to the circuit board, the rotor is lying to the right. The Hall sensors are included on the board, between coils, in the upper left.

Date 14 September 2007
Source Own work
Author Sebastian Koppehel


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