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by tarnall
Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Motor Speed Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

Motor Speed Controller

I have been searching for a device that will control the speed of a standard 1/2 horse, 120 VAC, 8 Amp brush-less motor - induction type. I have several in my shop I would like to be able to slow it down, like my band-saw, drill press, bench grinder etc. I have heard a VFD , variable frequency drive...
by tarnall
Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Metal Lamp Touch Switch Module
Replies: 4
Views: 1438

Metal Lamp Touch Switch Module

Years ago and maybe still today one could purchase a lamp with a metal base that included a touch/dimmer control. Later I found that you could purchase these 3 wire modules from Home Depot and wire them in your own light fixture with a metal base and have the touch/dimmer control. Well, as CFLs beca...
by tarnall
Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone build the Plant Watering Monitor from Feb Q&
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: Anyone build the Plant Watering Monitor from Feb Q&

It would be nice if someone could redo the original N&V schematic so it is working right with explanations for setting up and testing.<p>73
Terry - KB6EBZ