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Old 10-01-2015, 01:23 AM   #2125 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MPaulHolmes View Post
I'll set the RPM limit to 4000 like you were saying so you don't have to worry about the DC motor. We have a nonfunctioning encoder right? I'll make sure it can start up without using the encoder. If it can't we'll have to start up with some other way and once it gets to the blazing speed of 1.5 Hz we can switch over haha.
I will work on getting the DC and AC motors coupled, aligned, etc.

If you need an encoder signal, I can use the 64 ppm encoder built into the AC motor.

And if that doesn't work, I'll boost the AC motor with the DC motor. The DC motor turns at about 300 rpm when connected to a 12V car battery.
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