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Postby NucPlantTech » Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:57 pm

They would be very close if it is a Three-phase motor. Single-phase, you are going to have a noticable difference seen on your meter.
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Postby nomadpeo » Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:28 pm

the run and start windings share a common terminal, hence the term. the start winding will have higher resistance than the run winding. reading between run and start is a reading of the two windings in series and therefore, the two resistances added together. com to start will read higher than com to run.
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Postby aircooledtx » Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:11 pm

**"nomadpeo"-* run and start windings share a common terminal, hence the term. the start winding will have higher resistance than the run winding. reading between run and start is a reading of the two windings in series and therefore, the two resistances added together. com to start will read higher than com to run.*/-*
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Postby manishapi » Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:50 am

A really nice idea.
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Postby nomadpeo » Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:44 pm

late, but i just realized we got away from the original question about amps. of course, discussion of resistance is the same conversation since amp draw on common is combined draw of start and run paralleled. therefore, run is just a portion of the current on the common winding.
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