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    I think he was referring to the drive's...

    I think he was referring to the drive's programming number.

    0 = 0.16 HP (0.12 kW)
    1 = 0.25 HP (0.18 kW)
    2 = 0.33 HP (0.25 kW)
    3 = 0.50 HP (0.37 kW)
    4 = 0.75 HP (0.55 kW)
    5 = 1.00 HP (0.75...
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    P121 is the parameter for adjusting the speed....

    P121 is the parameter for adjusting the speed. You might check to make sure you're in P121.

    WEG has great quick start manuals. Here's the one for the 300.
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  3. I agree it would be easier and probably cheaper...

    I agree it would be easier and probably cheaper to replace the motor. If you get the same frame size it will install with no mods necessary. Just bolt it in and go. Your motor plate list the frame...
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    I have to go today. Makes the 3rd time in 2...

    I have to go today. Makes the 3rd time in 2 weeks.

    My pawn shop is classified an essential business and is open. Between that and going to the grocery store, take out food, getting gas and Dallas...
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    Almost all banks in the DFW area closed their...

    Almost all banks in the DFW area closed their drive thru years ago.
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    How many times have you had influenza in your...

    How many times have you had influenza in your life? How many times did you go to the doctor because of it? At 64 I've had it many times and can only remember going to the doctor twice. Never to the...
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    I've read onlny the last page of this thread, so...

    I've read onlny the last page of this thread, so my apologies if this has already been mentioned.

    Covid-19 is certainly a serious situation, but isn't what's happening right now what happens...
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    Close to 40 years ago I was an interior trim...

    Close to 40 years ago I was an interior trim sub-contractor. Not on any of my stuff, but I saw plenty table saws, etc. with regular house light wall switches for motor switching. It was very common. ...
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    I know you're very knowledgeable about this...

    I know you're very knowledgeable about this stuff, but they do spec HP. And if you can't use them for motors, why do they market them for motor use?
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    Here's a toggle switch that supposedly can be...

    Here's a toggle switch that supposedly can be used for motor switching.

    https://www.leviton.com/en/products/ms302-ds
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    Wow, that switch is a lot cheaper in the US. ...

    Wow, that switch is a lot cheaper in the US.
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  12. What size amperage wise would a dv/dt filter for...

    What size amperage wise would a dv/dt filter for that motor need to be?

    Probably too big, which is apparently not a good thing, but cheap enough: Trans-Coil Inc TCI Line Reactor / Filter KLC8B ...
  13. Wolf has several 120V input VFDs. As long as you...

    Wolf has several 120V input VFDs. As long as you can pull off Jraef's suggestion it should be doable.

    AC Drives | Variable Frequency Drives | VFD | Inverter

    I know the WJ200 has the external...
  14. It's not going to help with the motor wiring, but...

    It's not going to help with the motor wiring, but here's a manual.

    http://manuals.chudov.com/Excello-602-Mill-Manual.pdf

    Lots of people use VFDs with Reeve's Drives including me. No reason for...
  15. Why Gas Engines Are Far From Dead - Biggest EV Problems

    This is an interesting video.

    YouTube
  16. This is interesting. I guess this is a Dahlander...

    This is interesting. I guess this is a Dahlander motor? This motor flips all the windings to the same polarity, north for example, to create set of south fields in between the the windings. So the...
  17. I don't know anything about 2-speed motors and...

    I don't know anything about 2-speed motors and don't' own one, but this thread piqued my interest. I have a question.

    Baldor has one and two winding 2-speed motors. A 1HP one winding loses 75% of...
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    This dawned on me on the way to get something to...

    This dawned on me on the way to get something to eat (which I'm eating as I type). I assume a VFD can't instantly switch two legs of the 3 phase like a Bridgeport switch. It has to go through the...
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    I've seen youtube videos about power tapping...

    I've seen youtube videos about power tapping where they didn't even have a VFD. They just slowed the speed way down and hit reverse when needed:

    YouTube
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    There are several VFD experts that frequent the...

    There are several VFD experts that frequent the VFD forum: https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/transformers-phase-converters-and-vfd/

    They often recommend Hitachi WJ200 as well as Teco E510 (not...
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    You probably need to consider the polarity of the...

    You probably need to consider the polarity of the item your zapping and position it in the charger accordingly.
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    When you set a VFD to stop faster than it's...

    When you set a VFD to stop faster than it's capable of without a external resistor, it shuts down to protect itself from overheating and coast to a stop. My Lagun 3HP mill with Reeves drive has a lot...
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    Another good feature about the Hitachi WJ200 is...

    Another good feature about the Hitachi WJ200 is that high carrier frequency settings can be run without derating the 3HP and below models. If I remember correctly. And I don't think that's true of...
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    Another good feature about the Hitachi WJ200 is...

    Another good feature about the Hitachi WJ200 is that high carrier frequency settings can be run without derating the 3HP and below models. If I remember correctly. And I don't think that's true of...
  25. I'm a hobbyist and I do understand the pros...

    I'm a hobbyist and I do understand the pros annoyance with hobbyist. But you have to understand that the info and advice available on this forum is sooo much better than any other website. I rarely...
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