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#48412 - 02/11/05 03:47 AM electric fans
LordError Offline
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why is it that electric fans uses capacitor motors instead of induction motors?

any idea? thanks..


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#48413 - 02/11/05 11:07 AM Re: electric fans
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Proabably for ease of speed control or because fans do not require a whole lot of starting torqu so they don't need the extra bulk of an induction motor.
Anyone else?
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