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Soft start soft stop for motor

  1. Oct 28, 2008 #1
    Does anyone know how to make a motor have a 5 second gradual start, and 5 second gradual stop? 500watt dc brushed motor.

  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 28, 2008 #2
    I think a Pulse Width Modulation controller would be best. It would provide a smooth start and acceleration and smooth slow down and stop.
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