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Old 03-24-2012, 12:01 AM   #40 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by TomEV View Post
If you reverse polarity with your 12v battery to just the field (keep the armature the way you have it) it should run in reverse...
Yes. I did that to see how the brushes are timed. It spins the same speed either way, so I am assuming that the brushes are neutral.

What I meant was this "field control module" is a very simple device with no other purpose than supplying 12V and suppressing the spike when turned off. I am a bit skeptical that it will work well because if it was this easy to control a sepex motor with a PM/series controller, you would see it all over a Google search, but you don't.

I am also starting to think that my motor is too small. It just looks...well..small.
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