AFAIK, all the control stuff has to run on 120VAC
no matter what the motor is setup for. You need
to run both voltages to the tower if you convert.
Another alternative is the run 240VAC to the tower
and convert to 120VAC at that point. That is what
I do on my HDX5106. I got a step down transformer
in a weatherproof box cheap at a swap meet. In
my case, the transformer is big enough to operate
the motor so left the motor set up for 120VAC.
Les Kalmus wrote:
> I have an older US Tower, model MDX-589. The motor is wired for 120V.
> The motor label clearly shows it can be set for 240V.
> I have had 240V brought to the tower site. Can someone tell me if the
> raise/lower toggle switch needs rewiring for 240V?
> If so what needs to be done? I know people with MDX-589 towers which run
> at 240V but I don't know if the switching is the same.
> Les W2LK
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