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I would like to use an old A/C Condenser fan

I would like to use an old Goodman Condenser fan to blow some air around. It's a 220 volt, (most are), three wire Black, Brown, Purple. Is it required that I draw from two different 110 phases with a common ground? What about 'capacitors'? Can I wire these 3 wires to a simple 220 outlet / circuit? The A/C unit went out and I salvaged the fan however I didn't take note of how it was wired. Motor A.O.Smith 1075 rpm 1.5 amp
Any drawing - details can be sent to ps24244@charter Thanks

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Hi,

Black and Purple are your power(each have to have a separate phase of 110 volts, The capacitor (typically around 5 microfarad) connects from Brown to Purple

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Posted on May 27, 2010

  • ps24244 May 27, 2010

    Are you saying that the brown then goes to grd with capacitor in line?
    This is a big help - thanks - any recommend on type / brand capacitor?

  • Philip May 27, 2010

    The frame of the motor it the ground on these types of motors.

    DO NOT connect the brown to neutral.

    Brand is not real important on the capacitor in my mind. The rating is the most important thing. Check the tag on the motor close to see if you can find a number follow by MFD or MF or UF, this will be the rating of the capacitor, it is almost always 5 microfarad for this size of motor.


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