IQ Motion Control Releases Vertiq 6806

IQ Motion Control recently introduced the Vertiq 6806, a commercial grade drone and robotics motor module.

The module gives users “IQ’s advanced calibration and control software in a more powerful package,” according to a company blog post. Vertiq 6806 is designed for high-performance aerial and robotic applications with strict space and weight requirements. With the module, users can gather motor and telemetry data to monitor vehicle health and perform preventative maintenance.

“In the drone market, motor and controller technology is still hobby-grade, the existing solutions don’t provide easy access to motor data,” according to the blog post. “Hence, IQ Motion Control built a motor controller that can report both standard and advanced telemetry. Additionally, drone makers will be able to significantly improve the maneuverability of their vehicle. With IQ’s closed-loop motor control technology, UAVs will be able change directions, stabilize and brake 4x faster.”

The compact, lightweight motor module is designed for drone propulsion, but with the company’s position firmware it also is well suited for precision robotics applications. Its high torque and high performance give users precise control over the modules to enable robotic arms and legs.