Turning Archive 2004

Subject:
Paging motor mavens...>>

RonZ
>..>>I just got a Dayton 1/4hp split phase motor. It has either 115v or 230v but lists on the label 60hz. Here in Israel we have 220v with 50hz. Here's my question, can I just use this motor at 220v 50hz? Even if I used a stepdown transformer, I don't think it changes the hertz. BTW, the change in rpm makes no difference.

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