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ajaffa1

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Re: Startomatic wiring advice
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2019, 01:13:42 PM »
Hi Tony, it comes as no surprise that WORK is a four letter word! Your ambition of building an SOM  can wait until the next power outage.

Take good care,

Bob

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Re: Startomatic wiring advice
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2019, 03:53:51 PM »
Bob, I respectfully disagree. While there is a path, the field coil resistance will limit the current.  There will only be few amps current through the field windings, and that's all the bridge rectifier must handle.