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Old 03-26-2012, 09:09 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mechman600 View Post
Paul at EPC Corp is sending me a "field control module"....... Honestly, I am a bit skeptical, but he says it works.
This worry's me...

EPC has not been known for high quality motor controllers, Im sure this piece isnt any better....

Here is some info on their controllers. EPC Controllers..... - DIY Electric Car Forums

As for running the controller with the field powered separately shouldn't be a problem. The motor will look like a permanent magnet motor to the controller.

If its a SEPEX motor, it should have field current rating on the name plate.


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