Contents & Unboxing: ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ & QARBON QRING REVIEW

This is a subsection of the main review which you can return to by clicking (here).

This part covers the relatively unimportant Contents and Unboxing

The Packaging

Hey it’s a box ! OK it’s quite a nice one.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Box

I’m also looking at the power meter alongside the Qarbon Q-rings. You buy the Q-rings separately and they come in packaging like this!

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ plus QARBON Q-RING

The INpower comes as the left-side crank+spindle/axle combo plus the drive side crank and MAS ‘spider’ (more holes for more Q-ring positions).

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Unboxing

I just loved the Qring Qarbon display package here it is with the smaller ring too (non-Qarbon)

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QARBON Q-RING ChainRing Q53x110

Contents

The INpower does not come with the 2 required allen wrenches/keys that are required tools for installation.

Here IS what you get. You get the 2 main components plus 5 chainring nut/bolt pairs plus 2 white (non drive side) and 2 black (one each side) spacers. You may, or may not, require one or both of the white spacers – it’s bike dependent.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Components

Technically, I suppose, you also get an O-ring and battery cover but not the AA battery.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Battery

On the above image you can also see the large black nobbly ring on the inside of the crank. This is for closing any gap that may exist and so stopping all lateral movement.

I have the 172.5mm cranks. Sizes and compatibility are covered in the main part of this review in more detail.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Detail

Here is a closer shot of the ‘nobbly ring’ and also the 2mm allen bolt that frees/locks it in place. You can also see the generic part number ROT114 on the spindle. on the other side of the spindle is the unique ANT+ ID – make a note of that in case you need to enter it manually for some reason but it’s also on the left crank. You can also see a QR code which you could scan but I didn’t doo that.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Detail

Finally a quick prep for you. The image below shows the CORRECT way for the non-drive side black spacer and, if you need it, white washer. Zero, one or two of the washers go immediately next to the non-drive side crank should you need them. If you put the spacers on the other side you will probably have permanent gear shifting problems.

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ROTOR INPOWER 3D+ Detail

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