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Nidec Presents Super Small Motor

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KYOTO, Japan – After a successful experience of providing e-bike systems in Japan for more than 7 years, the electronic motor manufacturer Nidec Copal has recently announced its ‘invisible’ motor for road, compact and folding bikes.

Nidec Presents Super Small Motor
Nidec’s super compact mid motor. – Photo Bike Europe

With more than 40 years of history in developing and manufacturing brushless DC motors, Nidec Copal has all the know-how needed for creating e-bike systems. It led to the 2017 launch of the company’s EPAB-001, a 25 km/h mid-motor system, its first model for the global market.

Customizable firmware

An efficient high power motor unit with a maximum 95 Nm at 700 W and 90% efficiency is the heart of the EPAB-001. It comes with customizable firmware, triaxial angle sensor, detecting both bicycle riding uphill and falling over, quad sensor and control technologies, providing a natural riding feeling in any road conditions, superior power and torque performance.

In combination with a high safety designed battery, a selectable cycle computer and user-friendly software makes it for Nidec Copal a great fit for e-MTB.

At Eurobike 2017 Nidec Copal also presented its new 45 km/h motor, combining an increased output of up to 770 W with the same size as EPAB-001.

‘Invisible’ mid motor

The newest Nidec e-bike motor is an ‘invisible’ one for road, compact and folding bikes. The Japanese company’s new e-bike system has as its most important feature its small size of 156x90x100 millimeter. This Nidec super compact mid motor unit can be integrated into a down tube making it almost invisible.

The versatility of the motor unit gives it a wide range of applications. The weight of Nidec’s new e-bike system is only 2.5 kilogram while the sensors for torque, cadence, angle and speed are all integrated. With a maximum support of 25 km/h the 36 V motor has an average output of 100W and maximum of 350 W. The motor has a maximum torque of 25Nm.

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