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"So before I start of this review I'd like to mention that this was MOST LIKELY a bad motor, but I'll share my experiences none the less...
I originally purchased this motor for use in my CYMA M14 EBR. Lo and behold I didn't read the part in the description stating: Recommended for 280-400 fps. I was going for a DMR set up based around an M130 spring and found out the hard way that it will NOT pull back an M130. Strangely enough the motor that came stock in the EBR managed to pull it at a whopping 4 RPS with a 9.6v 1600mAh battery. Needless to say it was a waste of cash. I tried it in my JG SOPMOD M4 but to no avail. Even with the M115 spring that's in there it simply didn't have enough torque! I'm quite surprised considering the countless reviews stating almost 25 RPS was achieved with this thing on an M120 spring! Keep in mind both gearboxes were shimmed, AOE adjusted and well lubricated. I'm overall pretty disappointed in its pulling capabilities but I might have gotten a dud... Oh did I mention the pinion gear is a joke? Hopefully I can find a build to use this in but until then I'll be in my misc. parts drawer.
Couldn't get it to spin even an M115 spring!
Practically no torque (In my experiences)
Pinion gear is laughably bad
Overall if you're going to purchase this motor make sure it's used in a low fps build! "high rof motor/ not reliable or safe for your gun as is. i rate 2/5
if you are looking for a quick upgrade for high rof, i recommend lithium batteries or other motors with strong pinion gears already attached.
longer review below
powerful magnets ( i hear they are one of the strongest in airsoft. from my experience, a G&G stock motor magnets could barely carry a small hex key and the matrix motor magnets can carry a wrench the size of my arm)
pinion (i hear it has one of the worst pinion gears. to confirm mine are chipping with little use. pieces of the pinion metal got into my gearbox. one of the gears was affected and now has a chip in it too. I worked for hours shimming. the gears were not rly affected. the pinion is almost destroyed. this must mean the pinion is weak. DO NOT USE THIS PINION or risk damaging other parts of your gun.
these matrix turbo motors actually require more time and money to be used reliably. (pinion replacement needs strength or special pinion replacement tool which costs money. A new pinion costs money. for people with time and money, replace the pinion and you'll have a great motor with high rof and high torque. "I bought this motor a few weeks ago for my g&g gr 15 and i am very impressed! I did not realize how fast it would shoot because for some reason i was using an 8.4 v. I purchased a 9.6 and this thing sounds like a polarstar but way cheaper!
Super high ROF!
Awesome trigger response
Thats all you need right?
The grip can get really hot but sometimes i play at night so it warms me up lol "THIS MOTOR RUNS AMAZING AND A MUST FOR ANY HIGH ROF SET UPS!
Does not eat up battery
Very magnetic (if bbs were metal I'd be out instantly. Its just really magnetic)
Heavy... for a motor (makes my gun more balanced.)
Did I mention fast
Just one...YOU DON'T HAVE THIS! "Buyers beware, just confirmed that WITHOUT MODIFICATION, this will NOT fit into Tokyo Marui's P90 motor cage (Possibly P90s of other brands as well).
The problem is that the heads of the 2 black screws that secure the base plate of the motor are way too thick for the motor cage to shift far enough to latch back together.
The simple fix I've found is go to a hardware store and look for metric 0.5mm x 10mm screws that have comparably more flushed heads.
Once you got the new screws, simply replace the original black screws ONE AT A TIME (keep one black screw securely in place so you can screw the new screw in without the base plat popping open on you, as you'll need to use some force to fit the new screws all the way down. Once the first new screw is in tight, you can then remove the 2nd black screw and replace it with another new screw, again, make sure it sits all the way down.)
Also, originally there are 2 washers on each of the black screws (4 total), remember to place at least one washer in each of your replacement screws before screwing them in.
Obviously once you've done this you'll void all warranty, so do it at your own risk.
Once it's all fitted together properly, this motor performs flawlessly. If not a bit hot, which's a common problem for all the high speed motors anyway. So try to avoid doing long bursts with these high speed motors installed.
1 star deducted for the fitting problem and time spent replacing screws, but otherwise it works really well. "This is a great motor! The neo magnets are very strong. I put this particular motor in my Echo1 ST6 with a MOSFET and 16gauge wire. The stock motor with a M110 and the upgraded wire setup was getting about 14-15rps (tested with an excortech chrono). I put a M120 and this motor into the gun with a shim job, it now shoots at 23rps! The only problem i had was that the pinion on the motor was slightly to large for the opening in the gearbox, with a quick mod to the gearbox it worked fine.
Its a neodymium motor
Huge increase in rof
Pinion was slightly to large "Awesome high-speed motor. If you're looking for ROF, this is your choice. Is a little loud, but that doesn't matter too much. High quality and super fast, but does heat up quick. It can handle the heat, though. "If i only had 1 word 2 say about this motor, it would b AWSOME! I put this motor in my echo1 scar-L tan and it increased my ROF 250%! B4 i bought this motor, ppl used to make fun of me because of how slow my gun shot. Now there running away and scream after i waste a whole midcap into them in a matter of seconds. This is probably the best possibly motor ever!
EXTREMELY high ROF
Fires as soon as u pull the trigger
NONE!!!!!! YEAH!!!!!! "This is a great motor for high speed applications. I had it paired with a AIM Top Tornado Speed gearbox in an M16 and was achieving around 25 rounds per second with a 9.6v large type. You will want two things with it though: first you'll want a vented motor plate because this motor gets pretty hot (to be expected). second, as everyone else says you will definitely want a different pinion gear. I wouldn't even fool with the stock one as it will strip. I must say though the motor magnets are so strong that when it does the metal shreds will go down and stick to the motor (not all of them, but alot of the shreds). Personally, I was flanking a team with a friend and this stripped right as our postions were compromised which left us totally screwed. Other than the pinion gear its great though.
Very high speed
Pulls up to an M120
Pinion gear is crap
Gets pretty hot "This is a good motor for price but i do suggest buying a new pinion gear mine has already stripped after no more than a few hundred shots. The rof is good as long as you have a weaker spring.
old jg motor with 8.4 m120 spring shot 12-13
old motor 9.6 shot 15-17
new matrix motor with 8.4 m120 shot 15-16
matrix motor 9.6 shot 19-22
this is a decent motor besides a few cons
weak pinion gear
heats up a little fast but not to bad
with to strong of spring the gearbox can lock up so don't use over m120 "Bought this motor to upgrade a GR15 for a friend. It's alright. Like all high speed motors, it heats up quite a bit. It doesn't have a whole lot of torque either, but that's also expected. It does have very strong magnets and is constructed quite well. However, the pinion gear is garbage. Stripped after no more than 500 rounds with perfect shimming to the bevel. New SHS pinion shows no wear after several thousand rounds on the same shimming and set up.
-pinion is crap
-heats up and doesn't have a lot of torque (compared to SHS, Lonex, and AMP high speed motors)a
This motor is something to consider, but the other options tend to be cheaper and slightly better. "Great motor for the money. I haven't used it in a game yet, but tested the fire rate:
7.4v Tenergy lipo - 10 rounds per second
11.1v kong power lipo - 16 rounds per second
7.4v Tenergy lipo - 16 rounds per second
11.1v kong power lipo - 21 rounds per second
This is in an A&K Masada gearbox with a Modify 120+ spring shooting around 390 with .25s.
I'm please as I can now use my 7.4v in the gun as the 11.1v really doesn't fit very well... we'll just see how long it lasts. Displaying
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