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09-08-09, 08:13 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

No, I can't be positive it's good but I would bet...

No, I can't be positive it's good but I would bet it is based on where I got it.

It could be missing a part for all I know. I'm just not familiar with this motor.
09-07-09, 11:06 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

wiring a 1/2hp electric motor

I have a 1/2hp motor that I want to use for a shop/exhaust fan. I only know that it's 1/2hp and 115VAC. It has 4 wires to deal with and I'm not totally sure what I'm looking at.

I don't have any...
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Posted By chadmw7

Yes, I figured the defrost wasn't working right. ...

Yes, I figured the defrost wasn't working right.

Instead of describing the frost/ice, I decided to just post a picture...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2810079764/
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Posted By chadmw7

Refrigerator Evaporator Coil cool enough? Temp.

I have a GE TFF24RTD side by side refrigerator that I bought used several months back. When I bought it, it would freeze water in the freezer but I knew it wasn't cold enough so I looked it over and...
04-21-08, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,389
Posted By chadmw7

OK One more question before I test it. If...

OK

One more question before I test it. If it does turn out to work once I bypass this switch, how can I test the switch to rule out a faulty switch from being the source of the problem before I...
04-21-08, 12:54 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

I'm not there at the moment but I think I know...

I'm not there at the moment but I think I know exactly the one you're talking about. I remember a tee on a copper line with a plastic cap and two wires connected to it. So do I need to temporarily...
04-21-08, 10:35 AM
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Posted By chadmw7

Here's a couple of pictures of the metal label on...

Here's a couple of pictures of the metal label on the Outside unit. These turned out pretty blurry but I think I can make out the numbers you're asking about and they seem to match what i had...
04-20-08, 07:28 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

Actually, what I meant was is there anything else...

Actually, what I meant was is there anything else that could be causing these symptoms, besides a refrigerant problem, that I could check.
04-20-08, 09:28 AM
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Posted By chadmw7

I don't know if this matters or not but the frost...

I don't know if this matters or not but the frost is not on the first row of the evaporator coil. It just barely makes it inside the housing of the air handler. Could there be anything else I can...
04-19-08, 01:59 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

Outside Unit Cuts off after 5 min. - A/C

I have a Carrier Heat Pump -
Model # 38YR042310(outside unit)
Model # FB4ANA042(Air Handler)


I'm having a problem with the A/C. What's happening is the outside unit comes on when I first...
04-18-08, 06:00 AM
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Views: 25,389
Posted By chadmw7

Help me out with what you mean by "no airflow...

Help me out with what you mean by "no airflow across the coil". Do you mean air flowing across the evaporator inside the air handler? If so, that's not the problem. The frost starts outside of the...
04-17-08, 08:25 PM
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Posted By chadmw7

Well, I got the new contactor in today and put it...

Well, I got the new contactor in today and put it on. It works fine although I am still getting 120V on each wire on the right side of the contactor whether it's on or off. Strange.

Anyway, the...
04-08-08, 11:55 AM
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Posted By chadmw7

Good advice. I'll be sure the power is off at...

Good advice. I'll be sure the power is off at the breaker.

I found this contactor today.
...
04-07-08, 12:21 PM
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Views: 25,389
Posted By chadmw7

Ok. I thought the Y(I assume yellow) and...

Ok. I thought the Y(I assume yellow) and B(brown?) wires should probably do something when it calls for air. They don't.

The black and white on the contactor definitley read 220V on the left and...
04-07-08, 09:52 AM
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Posted By chadmw7

Ok. I've posted the pictures again, now. ...

Ok. I've posted the pictures again, now.

I'm not sure if there's a transformer or not.

I'm not getting 24V on the brown or the yellow wires when calling for cool. Are those the right wires?...
04-07-08, 09:44 AM
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Posted By chadmw7

OK, I'm not seeing my pictures here so here are...

OK, I'm not seeing my pictures here so here are some links.


http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2396233946/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2396233872/
...
04-07-08, 08:15 AM
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Views: 25,389
Posted By chadmw7

Contactor Not working? A/C Not Cooling

I have a question about the contactor on the outside unit.

This is a Carrier Heat Pump - Model # 38YR042310(outside unit)
Model # FB4ANA042(Air Handler)

Heat has worked fine all winter. We...
02-13-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,230
Posted By chadmw7

Power Supply 19VDC+ 12VDC+ help

I have an HP e-pc 42 but I don't have a power adapter for it. I've found the pinout for the adapter plug and here's what I need to come up with...

I need 19V +(2800ma), 12V+ (7650ma) and 12V-
...
02-11-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By chadmw7

That's interesting. I was hoping to use the...

That's interesting. I was hoping to use the light I already have just because it's the right size and is already built with a flexible neck, etc. I thought about doing this because we have a small...
02-09-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By chadmw7

I see. So I'll need to draw from pins 2 & 3...

I see. So I'll need to draw from pins 2 & 3 equally instead of just pin #2 for instance so I won't throw the current out of balance. Is that right?

Do you think 3 LEDs should draw enough current...
02-08-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By chadmw7

Ok. Yeah, I do want to keep it as simple as...

Ok. Yeah, I do want to keep it as simple as possible mainly to keep it as small as possible.

So you're saying that as long as it stays around .04 amps, 1 resistor will take care of it. Is that...
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Views: 1,615
Posted By chadmw7

Ok. I need to make one correction. I see how...

Ok. I need to make one correction. I see how the whole defrost heater circuit works now. During normal mode, I'm getting 115VAC at one end of the defrost heater circuit. During defrost mode, I'm...
02-08-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By chadmw7

It's a light with 3 LED's so not much. The...

It's a light with 3 LED's so not much. The package says something about 40ma. Does that sound right for 3 LED's?
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Posted By chadmw7

Refrigerator: Help testing glass type defrost heaters

I have a GE TFF-24R side by side refrigerator. I dug into the freezer recently when frost started appearing towards the bottom. I defrosted everything with a heat gun and then went looking for the...
02-08-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By chadmw7

You mean like this one from Mouser? ...

You mean like this one from Mouser?

http://www.mouser.com/Search/Refine.aspx?Ntt=511-L7805CV

I noticed that the max. DC input was 18V so I guess I'll need a resistor. I called Mouser and the...
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