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Manual control of treadmill motor

Discussion in 'Robotics & Mechatronics' started by Fred P, May 1, 2017.

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  1. Fred P

    Fred P New Member

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    I have a treadmill motor and pwm controller. I want to control it manually and disable the auto speed maintainer. The system works fine but using to power a small vehicle and under auto it draws too much current. Have tried to reduce current like gulf carts but such a waste of limited energy.
     
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    alec_t Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    If you reduce the current (a manually-controlled PWM driver will reduce the average current) you will, of course, have less power available. Power = Voltage x Current.
     

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