Send it over to me and I'll try it on our regular 230V 50Hz AC.
Almost twice the voltage - twice the speed? (not serious!)
Looks like this one is up to a high friction situation. Bearings?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Bates" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 6:10 PM
Subject: Re: Is THIS the end of The Sacred Octagon?
> Here is the MG connection - I'm using my compressor in work on my MGs (as
> well as other cars). The compressor seems to have more or less died.
> It's an 8 yr old devilbiss oil-less compressor, and the motor is still
> spinning, but at 1725rpm instead of 3450rpm. It's a 5hp (supposedly),
> 120VAC motor, and has at least one, and maybe two capacitors on it. Does
> anyone on the list know a common diagnosis for a motor running at 1/2
> Phil Bates