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Subject: Re: Is it possible to run a shaded pole AC motor at half speed?
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Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 07:56:48 -0400
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Organization: Bell Sympatico
Thes best way is to only turn it on while you are in the shower or out of
the room for sanitery purposes...
Disconnecting it may rise the humidity level in your house and make mildew
If you need to modify the electrical circuit for a separate switch and your
landlord says no, this may be a nice remote control project.
"Wayne Whitney" wrote in message
> The.Central.Scrutinizer.email@example.com wrote:
> The bearings are probably shot anyway. I'd just disconnect the
> thing. The flow may very well be blocked downstream.
> As for the bearings, I think they are OK--I compared the sound
> (outside of the housing) of the current fan with the sound of the
> replacement part at Home Depot. No difference. As for the duct, it's
> just about six feet from the housing to the damper. I can't see all
> the duct, as there's a slight rise, but from what I can see it is
> clear. The air flow at the damper seems reasonable.
> I think it is just a cheap fan that is not designed to be quiet, and
> I'm wondering if there's a clever way I can quiet it. Hence my
> questions about motors, which is more on topic for this newsgroup.
> Cheers, Wayne
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