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Tag: hub motor

Why are some E-Scooters noisier than others?

Its All in the Electronic Controller Program... Some of you may have wondered, why does the Inokim Light motor produce a humming sound? And why does a similarly powered 350W I-MAX Q5 motor run so quietly? Both the Inokim Light and I-MAX Q5 motor are both 350W powered BLDC (brushless DC) hub motors. However, why do they ...

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Can your hub motor be free-wheeled?

The advent of hub motors as lightweight, and highly efficient alternatives to chain/belt drive motors have made it a mainstream feature in e-scooters. Most if not ALL modern e-scooters all come with hub motors these days so we thought it apt to start a discussion on hub motors and the technologies associated with them. Now first of all, ...