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I want to build a drone using these motors

and these propellers

Are all propellers compatible with all brushless motors? If not, how do I know if mine are compatible with each other?

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  • $\begingroup$ @jsotola no, but how do I know if my propellers are compatible with my motors? $\endgroup$ – Vincent Quirion Aug 3 at 22:23
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    $\begingroup$ Try this - ecalc.ch/xcoptercalc.php $\endgroup$ – HighVoltage Aug 9 at 22:42
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Not at all. It is about efficiency, agility, and maneuverability of your drone.

Just like wheels on a car, the size of the propeller needs to be matched to the rest of the power system. For example, putting 3” props on a motor designed for 5” propellers will result in extremely high RPM and power draw and will create very little thrust. Likewise, putting large props on a small motor will likely be too much for the motor to spin, this will create very little thrust, lots of heat and excessive current draw. Extreme mismatches can damage motors and ESC’s.

The same propeller on two different motors can have vastly different performance. Even in the worst-case scenario it is possible that by a bad chose of your propeller, the drone could not take off or on the other hand, they will break when the robot is flying!

Read more at All about Multirotor Drone FPV Propellers

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Yes, all propellors are compatible with all motors brushed or brushless if you’re looking for the right propellor for your motor.

And yes, the propellors that you’ve linked in your question will fit the motors that you’ve also linked.

Make sure you double check using the specifications of the motors and propellors, usually found on the product page of online market places, however, the amazon link doesn’t seem to have it.

Most of the time, with your propellors you’ll get small pipe things that fit around your motor shaft to make the diameter of the shaft bigger so the propellor will fit much tighter, forgot what they’re called, oops.

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    $\begingroup$ A bushing usually. $\endgroup$ – morbo Aug 27 at 12:56

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