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Re: Synchronous motor question

Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>

I don't know if you can get a shaded pole motor to run synchronous... For
one thing, the rotors are quite a bit different than the typical induction
motor.  Why not make a DC tabletop coil, then the RSG doesn't have to run

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "tesla by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> I have several of those small ac motors that are usually found running small
> fans like in bathrooms. I am thinking of making a tabletop coil, with one of
> those motors as a RSG. That is of course, if I can modify the motor to run
> as a syncronous motor. I don't care if it's self-starting, I can start it
> with my hand before I power the coil up. Anyone try this?
> GL