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Indian Alternator whatzit?
« on: May 05, 2012, 03:04:51 AM »
Attached to a crank start Petteroid engine was this allternator. Engine was part of a pump package. No book, no other details. What is it? 12V or? Do I need a regulator? Has heavy permienant magnetism and you can feel it go by the poles several times each revolution. This is all I know and the pics below. Thanks in advance.

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Re: Indian Alternator whatzit?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2012, 06:53:06 AM »
Might be a 4 phase PMA, needs external diodes.   You will have to ohm it out, to see if the black connector is common to all.

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Re: Indian Alternator whatzit?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2012, 11:41:18 AM »
It may just be a signal generator. Frank C.
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