|Re: 280V motor on 230V circuit
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Author: Blattus Slafaly ? (3) ¼ :) Date: Apr 27, 2008 04:27
> I have a broken pool motor [magnetek y56y] which will cost a bundle to
> or repair.
> While doing a search on the web, I found the same model (really cheap)
> wired for 280V, instead of the 230 V load that my wiring is supplies.
> Now, I was thinking of buying the cheap 280V model and installing it
> instead. Aside from rotating at a different speed and
> maybe some power inefficiencies, are there any other drawbacks of
> using the 280V model
280vac is an odd rating, so it 230. 120/240 is standard single phase
ratings. 208 is three phase. If it's 208 don't get it.
Blattus Slafaly ? 3 :) 7/8