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Re: [TowerTalk] T2X Starting Capacitor

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] T2X Starting Capacitor
From: "Jim Lux" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:36:18 -0800
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] T2X Starting Capacitor

> .  I believe "starting" is a misnomer
> (although that's what Hy-Gain and almost everyone else calls it!) as it is
actually a
> "running" capacitor.  It is in use at all times that the motor is
running - providing the
> necessary phase shift between the motor windings.
It's a start capacitor, normally used to start a much larger motor, at very
low duty cycle.  In this application, it's used in constant duty, but at a
much lower current, so it doesn't get too hot.


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