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    help with speed control

    Hi, i have a 12 volt mini air compressor that i converted to use with engraver,, evrything turns on but when i try to connect a speed control to it ,,nothing?? i have tried different speed controls and still nothing? any help would be appreciated

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    Re: help with speed control

    Not enough information.
    What motor does the compressor use?
    How is it powered (12V DC, 12V AC or is it 12V from a power supply?)
    What kind of speed controller, what are its ratings?

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    Re: help with speed control

    Hi,

    And what's the motor current rating?

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    Re: help with speed control

    its a 12 volt 20 amps it plugs into a cigarette lighter and i was using a speed control from a tattoo power supply that supposed to go from 1.5 to 18volts



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