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Old 07-08-2005, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default 12V Circuits

what i want to build is a control device for my comm lathe, so i can run it off my PSU (12v DC) but i dont want to run it that fast normally around 5v is my preference, i was thinking an adjustable circuit of some description with a rotary pot to adjust voltage.
1) is this possible to achieve?
2) is there a circuit diagram for this available somewhere on the net?

3) am i better off making it someone elses problem?

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Old 07-09-2005, 02:14 AM   #2
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You could easily acheive what yu want with a cheap kitset pwm(pulse width modulation) or model train controller kitset.

dick smith electronics do them over here

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Old 07-09-2005, 03:10 AM   #3
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Default 12v speed controler

Jaycar have a kit part no KC5225 10A DC speed controler you will need a second Mosfet it will upgrade it to 20A this cones as a kit hope this helps
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