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Posted on Old three phase motors and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

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#1 posted 04-04-2010 09:09 PM

notottoman You can have the motor checked with a mega-ohm meter. They operate at high voltage. If it doesn’t read close to infinity, the motor will probably not run with a drive.

ToddTurner IMO, drives are getting so cheap, they make roto-phases and converters obsolete. They are so much more versatile.

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