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DC Power Supply to AC Gear Motor

  1. Apr 30, 2013 #1
    Hey! I am trying to figure out the best way to run a AC gear motor off a DC power supply. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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  3. May 1, 2013 #2


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    The AC gearmotor is powered by "Alternating Current". A DC power supply does not supply this. So, the gearmotor cannot be powered by the power supply. Read the nameplate on the gearmotor. It should specify the voltage and power (in watts or in amperes) necessary for its operation.
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