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07-19-17, 04:14 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

@PJmax Hey dude some good news, the 20A PSU I...

@PJmax Hey dude some good news, the 20A PSU I brought worked, the fan spins always now.

If I used a thermistor, could I use a 10A PSU to power this 7A Fan?
07-17-17, 01:24 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

If this fan does produce a larger load when...

If this fan does produce a larger load when starting, wouldnt perhaps a larger Amp PSU work?

Like 24V 20A instead of my 24V 15A? It might explain why sometimes the fan works and sometimes doesnt,...
07-16-17, 04:51 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Also will those linear PSU allow the voltage to...

Also will those linear PSU allow the voltage to be adjusted?

The Manufactuer Spal of the Fan told me its perfectly normal to adjust the Voltage to adjust the speed, and that that is what most...
07-16-17, 04:48 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

@PJmax. Am I right in saying the fan...

@PJmax.

Am I right in saying the fan shouldn't appear as a dead short?

Does this mean perhaps the fan has a fault somewhere?

I looked at those linear PSU's, there seem to be not so many, and...
07-16-17, 02:59 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

@PJmax Ok, tested the voltage. I...

@PJmax

Ok, tested the voltage.

I purchased another of the PSU, and am having the same issues with it as the first.
Without the fan connected, the voltage on the PSU reads 24.0V - on both PSU -...
07-12-17, 05:33 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Well, the fan doesnt run technically, but do you...

Well, the fan doesnt run technically, but do you mean check the voltage whilst the fan is doing its half second weak rotate and 5 seconds of nothing?
07-12-17, 03:46 PM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

My DC fan doesnt spin fully... only stutters

Hello All.

I have a DC 24v Fan, which at full load uses around 7Amps.

I brought a DC 24v 13A PSU Driver, which when i first tested the fan powered it just fine.

After a week or so went by, I...
05-30-17, 09:53 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Hi ray2047 I brought one of these PWM...

Hi ray2047

I brought one of these PWM controllers - PWM DC Motor Speed Control Switch Controller Volt Regulator Dimmer 12V~40V 10A | eBay (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291744307331)

Is that the...
05-30-17, 07:18 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Perhaps I could use something like either of the...

Perhaps I could use something like either of the following?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/201583194432

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172655604914

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172681924964

And just...
05-30-17, 06:34 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Hi Pilot. Thats a shame, as Ive already made...

Hi Pilot.

Thats a shame, as Ive already made the purchase...

Spal is also a quality fan producer, and as its something I can rely on, I would like to find a way to use it.

When I phoned...
05-30-17, 06:31 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

I am located in the UK. I would of linked to...

I am located in the UK.

I would of linked to the spal catalogue, the problem is they have around 200 fans, and the PDF is HUGE in size.

The link to it is here(page 192) -...
05-30-17, 04:10 AM
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

How can I power my 24v Spal fan - Used normally in vehicles

Hello all

I would like to run a Spal fan from a UK socket.

Most of these fans however are used in automotive vehicles, so there is not much info online.

What powersupply do I need to run the...
03-28-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Hey telecomguy. Thanks for the link. If...

Hey telecomguy.

Thanks for the link.

If I was to wire one of those exact ICL's in the middle of the cable between the plug and 5 drivers, would that be sufficient?

Im guessing I am missing...
03-27-17, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Hey taz, thanks for the in depth response, Got a...

Hey taz, thanks for the in depth response, Got a good picture now.

However somebody mentioned something else to me which makes sense and psosibly an easier option.

The in rush current is...
03-25-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Hey PJmax My application and intention. ...

Hey PJmax

My application and intention.

I wanted to ideally use one switch to turn on all ten units at a set time starting in the afternoon and ending around 5am.

In the ideal scenario - I...
03-25-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By TrevorMcdonald

Powering on 10 Meanwell HLG 240 LED drivers

Hello guys.

I am in United Kingdom with my 10 x HLG-240 1400A drivers, which will run at 250W each.

The problem is, I did not know about the surge upon starting each driver, apparantly I cannot...
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