Important battery specifications in 12 volt motor applications

Many motor applications utilize a 12 or 24 volt power source. It is important for the application’s long term success that the battery and motor are sized correctly. Lead-acid batteries are popular for many of these applications, since they are usually the lowest-cost option and are widely available. The energy stored in a battery, called [...]

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Why use DC motors instead of AC motors?

There are no easy, concise, answers and one technology is not necessarily better than the other. Once you have completed your homework, the decision for an AC or DC motor system is dependent on application and cost. In the end, markets exist for both AC and DC, and there are clearly advantages and disadvantages to [...]

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