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# Re: 24 Volt Motor theory help needed

• Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 24 Volt Motor theory help needed
• From: "Andrew Rich" <vk4tec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
• Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 15:10:01 +1000

```My motor has four poles, four wires three terminals

one terminal is common and then there are two seperate terminals.

> Thanks Art, any idea on cap size and voltage ?
>
>
>
> > Andrew,
> > The common method uses a 2 phase motor. This requires 24 VAC and a
> capacitor
> > to shift the phase. The motor has two windings with one wire
common
> to both
> > windings. 24 volts is applied to the common winding and the other
> side
> > connects to one winding and to the other winding with the
capacitor
> in
> > series. the direction of rotation depends on which of the two
> windings
> > connects to the capacitor. The type of switching cricuit used can
be
> > simplified by using a 24-0-24 type of transformer, but it is not
> necessary.
> >
> > Art ,
> > KC6UQH
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andrew Rich" <vk4tec@tech-software.net>
> > To: "Amsat-Bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 8:06 PM
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] 24 Volt Motor theory help needed
> >
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have a 24 Volt AC rotator.
> > >
> > > Do i need a center tapped trasnformer that is
> > >
> > > 12-0-12
> > >
> > > or
> > >
> > > 24-0-24
> > >
> > > ????
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> >
> >
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>

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