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From: Peter Bennett
Subject: Re: Wiring of Motor
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 09:51:43 -0800
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On 31 Dec 2002 07:15:58 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (David) wrote:
>Ok this is probably pretty easy but I can't figure it out.
>I have a motor with two wires.
>I have a battery with two wires.
>I hook white to white and red to red and the motor goes one way.
>I hook white to red and red to white and the motor goes the opposite
>I have to push button switches.
>Is it possible to wire the two switches so that one will make the
>motor go forwards and the other will make it go backwards and if so
If you have single pole, double throw switches (three terminals) it is
Connect one motor leads to the "common" terminal of each switch.
Connect the "normally closed" contacts of both switches to the
negative terminal of the battery, and the "normally open" contacts to
the positive terminal of the battery.
Peter Bennett, VE7CEI
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