ceiling fan start speed

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Old 06-04-05, 07:08 AM
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ceiling fan start speed

A friend says NEVER sart a ceiling fan on slow speed, Is this true?
 
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Old 06-04-05, 07:12 AM
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Never heard that.
 
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Old 06-05-05, 08:17 AM
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It is much easier on the motor to be started on high speed and then turned down. It is like trying tostart a car with a manual transmission in 3rd instead of 1st. It may work but eventually it will fail.

This is why fan speed controls start on high and then slow down.
 
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