room/desk fan variable speed control


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Old 12-08-04, 09:02 PM
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room/desk fan variable speed control

Can anybody advise me about an easy way of implementing some sort of variable speed control for a regular room/desk fan?
In simpler terms, if I have a fan such as this:
http://www.doityourself.com/store/6285456.htm
How can I add an external dial or knob so that the fan rotation speed can be adjusted incrementally instead of the 3 different speeds applied by using the 3-step switch?

I'd prefer to have the ability to adjust the speed to a lower speed than when the fan is on the low speed setting (1 instead of 2 or 3).
 
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Old 12-08-04, 11:45 PM
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Two words for you: Forget about it. You will burn up the motor.
 
 

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