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Fan power question.

Discussion in 'Electronics & Electrics' started by Builds By Baz, May 14, 2021.

  1. Builds By Baz

    Builds By Baz "Maker of awesome stuff"

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    Builds By Baz

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    Dammit!!! Why can't I get images to post from my android, using imgur as usual?
     
  3. Symon

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    It's a shaded pole motor, runs off AC. I would say 240V.
     
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    Thanks mate.
     
  5. MrSquiggle

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    A caution. It is probably mains voltage but it could (unlikely) also be low voltage eg 24v AC if it's small fan. In the absence of testing it's coil impedance you could always rely on a suitably small fuse and stand clear.
     
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    Builds By Baz

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    Thanks guys. I've got some qualified advice now.

    Disclaimer, in all the unqualified electrical projects I have undertaken over the years, I have one self preserving motto. "If you don't understand it, don't touch it."

    Which is why I ask these questions. It helps me decide to either continue with caution, or hand it over to a professional.

    Baz.
     
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