Blue and black are ac...capacitor hooked to black and brown...Have one
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Turner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2007 9:44 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Blower wiring puzzle with EBM PABST
> I just received my nice new EBM PABST blower from Newark, very fast
> shipping by the way, but there is a problem.
> This is really dumb. How do you hook it up? Don't laugh till you hear
> the details. There is no sheet with it, nothing on the EBM PABST web
> site and a google search for European motor color code found nothing.
> Several dealers have links to the factory data sheet, but that shows
> only dimensions, not hookup.
> So maybe someone here knows. There are three wires, none of which is
> connected to ground (the frame). Are two for the AC and one for a
> starting capacitor? Not a clue anywhere on the unit.
> Here are the resistance readings:
> BLUE TO BROWN = 70.8 ohms
> BLACK TO BROWN = 211.8 ohms
> BLACK TO BLUE = 41.3 ohms
> So what goes where? AC between blue and brown and capacitor from black
> to one of the others? And of course, what size capacitor?
> Bill W6WRT
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