• Modular, multi-functional robots using maxon motors

    Ross Robotics specialises in building unmanned ground vehicles (UGV’s) that replace people where they shouldn’t or can’t work.

  • Configure high-speed drives from your sofa

    The maxon configurator is expanding its offering.

    Never before has it been this simple to put together a customised, high-end drive – either at work or at home: with maxon motor's online configurator. A variety of brushless, high-speed motors and gearheads are now available.

  • maxon drives help people to walk again

    Swiss motors are driving exoskeletons all over the world

    At the first Cybathlon in Zürich, researchers are presenting the world's best exoskeletons – devices that enable paraplegics to walk again. Motors from Switzerland play a central part in this development.

  • Engineer Biren Patel exposes why the industry needs new positioning controllers

    Biren Patel, motion control engineering manager at maxon motor, talks about the company’s new EPOS4 next-generation positioning controllers.

  • Young Engineers Program

    The drive specialist maxon motor has created the Young Engineers Program to work more closely with schools and start-ups. Their innovative projects benefit from discounted drives and expert consulting.

  • Bike. Motor. Fun. Rent.

    maxon is opening an e-bike test centre in Switzerland.

    Last year, maxon motor presented a high-tech motor for e-bikes and caused quite a stir. Because the maxon BIKEDRIVE retrofitting kit is compatible with almost any bicycle. Now the Swiss drive specialist, which is renowned for its participation in missions to outer space, is opening a test center in Obwalden, Switzerland. The goal is to make it a meeting point for ambitious e-bikers.

  • British Antarctic Survey - Client showcase video

    Requirement for a powerful motor with high torque

    British Antarctic Survey contacted maxon motor uk with a requirement for a powerful motor with high torque, in a small diameter, to fit in their ice core drill. They needed to be able to vary the speed and get constant torque even at a slow speed; yet still be able to get the maximum torque.

  • World’s first modular robot system

    When architectural designer Philip started to develop a superior construction toy for his children it unpredictably resulted in the world’s first modular multi-functional robot system.

  • drive.tech – new website for technology aficionados

    Stories, blogs, and innovations in drive technology

    A treat is in store for drive technology aficionados: drive.tech, a brand-new website with interesting stories, news, and blog posts. In addition, drive.tech is a platform for start-ups and student projects supported by Swiss drive specialist maxon motor.

  • EPOS4 positioning controller

    Compact power for your motion control application.

    maxon motor's EPOS range of controllers has been very successful in the marketplace. Since its launch in 2005, more than 100,000 units are in use worldwide. To build upon this success, the Swiss drive specialist launches the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers.

  • The depths of the ocean: Technology for uncharted worlds

    Learn more in driven, the maxon motor magazine

    We know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the ocean. That's no surprise given the conditions there and yet an increasing number of ever more sophisticated vehicles are making their way down to the seabed. driven, the maxon motor magazine, goes on a dive and brings back surprising facts and stories.

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