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Old 03-14-2006, 08:21 PM   #1
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Default what motor capacitors?

hi. i need some motor capacitors. (not the power caps)

i wanna save some money and goto the electronics store.

anyting specific rating i should ask for when i go in?

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Old 03-14-2006, 09:02 PM   #2
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Default Motor Capacitors

Hi Noobie,

You should install three (3) 0.1uF 50 volts non-polarized ceramic capacitors to your motor to help reduce the noise generated by the motor.

Solder a capacitor between each of the following:

  • POSITIVE (+) motor tab & NEGATIVE (-) motor tab
  • POSITIVE (+) motor tab & GROUND tab
  • NEGATIVE (-) motor tab & GROUND tab

If your motor does not have a ground tab, solder the capacitor leads to the can of the motor .
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Old 03-15-2006, 07:01 AM   #3
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cheers mate
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Just to let you know that majority of stock motors and some mod (V2 and maybe others) have caps already and is not needed.
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