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    Minor nit, but arrow to the Selenium (or so that...

    Minor nit, but arrow to the Selenium (or so that type usually are) bridge rectifier says "factory resistor" where it should say "factory rectifier".

    Drawing is correct as-had.
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    Thanks! I had just twigged to that...

    Thanks!

    I had just twigged to that probability. Forgot it hadn't yet been altered at all!

    :)
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    You've grokked the way the brake works, now. I...

    You've grokked the way the brake works, now.

    I don't have a Regal with all that stuff already THERE as only needs integration with a VFD.

    One, if not two, other posters DO have the experience,...
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    You have it backward. As with air-brakes, no...

    You have it backward. As with air-brakes, no power, the brake is locked.

    Makes it a PITA for hand-turning the spindle to change a D1-(x) chuck or measure a part, so you may want another switch to...
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    The brake actuator is just an electromagnet that...

    The brake actuator is just an electromagnet that moves a plate. Springs apply the brake. The electromagnet releases it. Which sound bass-ackwards but is the reason it is "fail safe".

    As happens,...
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    If you HAVE the Warner brake, you'll want to...

    If you HAVE the Warner brake, you'll want to retain it, even service it. Not hard.

    VFD's don't stop as fast, even with braking resistors.

    Most especially if the "emergency" is associated with...
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