DIYAPASON-L Digest #899 - Thursday, October 9, 2003
 
Re: [Residence Organs]  Small blowers
  by "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu>
Re: [Residence Organs]  Spencer Orgoblo
  by "Jimmy" <jrbaird@erols.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: [Residence Organs] Small blowers From: "John Vanderlee" <jovanderlee@vassar.edu> Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 08:18:53 -0700   >Hi John, > >I bought one of the small blowers from surplus center. > >It says in the instructions that it needs a 50 microfarad, 370 volt >running capacitor. > >When I got the motor, it has two blue wires, one with a small white tag = on it. > >The instructions say that the two blue wires go to the running capacitor. > >When I got the capacitor, there is no difference between the two >terminals on the capacitor. > >I thought that there was always a positive and a negative on >capacitors, but I see that I must be wrong. > >Does it make a difference which terminal on the running capacitor >goes to which blue wire on the motor. > >By the way, there are the regular black wire, white wire and green >wire to the motor, which I assume get hooked up the regular way. > >Undecided in Baltimore, >Paul R. Swank. >   PAUL. you're dealing with AC *not* DC , AC has no positive or negative - hence the name "alternating".   Either way will be correct.   John V  
(back) Subject: Re: [Residence Organs] Spencer Orgoblo From: "Jimmy" <jrbaird@erols.com> Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 10:19:16 -0400   I also have a Spencer Orgoblo. Please send a copy. Thanks.   Jimmy in Virginia   O > > Hi, > > Hope this is useful. > > Olliff Weldon