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Can I run a 240 volt motor of a 110 volt generator? Regards

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Can I run a 240 volt motor of a 110 volt generator?
Regards Arthur
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It is now 8.37pm and I have not had a reply yet.
Expert:  JamesI replied 2 months ago.

Sorry for the delay in responding, due to the weekend there is a longer delay than normal in responses.

What type of motor are you trying to run, as if its a basic motor it would run but under power and under speed, if its a advanced motor it wont work, and runs the risk of damaging the generator by trying to pull to higher voltage.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
it is a basic motor and not advanced.
Thanks for getting back I will give it a try.
Regards Arthur.
Expert:  JamesI replied 2 months ago.

No problem Arthur, do let me know if you need anything further, but keep an eye on how hot the motor gets as you may have to switch it off regularly to give it a rest if it starts to get hot.

Expert:  JamesI replied 2 months ago.

How did you get on, do you need any further assistance Arthur?

Expert:  JamesI replied 2 months ago.

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