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Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tech school opinions
Replies: 4
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tech school opinions

I want to get more into electronic diagnosis and repair for a living. The only school I have found in my area (philadelphia) that offers night school for an associates degree or better is ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE. I'm sure it is expensive, but in the long run I am hoping it will be worth it. Does any...
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Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: see if i understand capacitor start motor?
Replies: 1
Views: 665

see if i understand capacitor start motor?

First; thank you BIGGLEZ for your explanation. If both windings were attached directly to power they would each get an exact same sine-wave at the exact same time. And the rotor would not see a difference and therefore not turn towards one or the other. The capacitor absorbs one sine-wave (momentari...
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Sat Sep 27, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: capacitve start motors
Replies: 2
Views: 808

capacitve start motors

Could someone explain (in simple terms) what is the purpose of the large capacitor needed to start/run a small (1 hp) 120volt ac single phase motor??