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What can I find simple motor controllers in?

  1. Oct 3, 2012 #1
    I have a 2.5hp treadmill DC motor and would like to hook up a controller to it.

    Are there any products out in circulation that would have this built into them for a salvaging attempt, or maybe a dirt cheap alternative?

    Heck, I would even love to make one myself if I could.
     
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  3. Oct 3, 2012 #2
    are you kidding me? 107 views and no replies?
     
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  5. Oct 4, 2012 #4

    davenn

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    is it a DC or AC motor ? low or hi voltage ?

    PWM controller circuits are the usual way to control a motor

    Dave
     
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