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Old 08-13-2018, 07:47 AM
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This is the whole reason I went straight to the 1020, because of your tests which showed that the smaller motor 1016 was not strong enough for a larger generator, so I thought I would go straight to the larger one and familierize myself with it. Also the cost is pretty much the same, and the time to build would be similar anyway.
So I'm thinking that if I can spin the generator up using around 36v I would have the speed, I would loose a little with the step up voltage but I can see the real current draw under load and that would be most important and if it ends up under what you were using I would be on a winner. At the moment its only around 80watts, that will obviously go up but would be worth seeing what results are like.