Date: Thu Nov 16 13:59:44 2006
Author: Wolfgang Rueckner
Subject: Re: speed control
On Nov 16, 2006, at 1:45 PM, Krishna Chowdary wrote:
> I don't know if this is "remote" and I'm not sure about how "fine"
> control you can achieve, but I've had some success with plugging a
> drill into a variac. I lock the drill in the fully on position and
> control the speed from the variac. Might that work for your
> Krishna Chowdary
> Department of Physics & Astronomy
> Bucknell University
My concern would be burning out the motor at low speeds under load.