I dont know what this component is

Not sure what this component is. Ive been given some components without any list, so now I am very confused what I can use them for.


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This is a DC Motor. It converts electrical energy into mechanical rotation.

More details: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC_motor

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    \$\begingroup\$ They've become quite popular in the last 150 years or so. +1. \$\endgroup\$
    – Transistor
    Mar 27, 2020 at 12:58
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    \$\begingroup\$ It is also a low-torque, high-speed motor. \$\endgroup\$ Mar 27, 2020 at 13:10

The black and red ones are wires. The white one can be a motor, generator or rotation sensor.


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