A tale of woe, including carelessness, stupidity and laziness....

Eric Smith spacewar at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 12:47:13 CDT 2015

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 6:56 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
> That's interesting.  I was told that an RP06 requires attention to the correct phase connections or it will attempt to spin in the wrong direction, implying that it uses a 3 phase spindle motor.  Or perhaps that was a different RPnn?  Or perhaps it was simply an urban legend?

The RP06 spindle motor is a single-phase motor wired between two
phases of the 120/208 three-phase-wye input, so it nominally gets
208VAC, but the motor is rated to operate over a wide enough range
that 220-240V single phase will work fine.

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