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Posted on label on motor says "DC Motor" but also "115v 60hz"

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PurpLev

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#1 posted 11-23-2018 11:59 PM

he AC from the wall is being converted to DC for the motor by a controller that also provides with the variable speed functionality.

what is the experience you are seeing when you turn the lathe on?

the motor should have 2 wires running to it. can you check with a volt meter if it is getting the needed voltage? that would help you figure out if it’s the controller or the motor (same goes for the controller inputs)

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