capacitor motor

Definitions

Construction

  • A single-phase induction motor with a main winding arranged for direct connection to a source of power and an auxiliary winding connected in series with a capacitor. The capacitor may be directly in the auxiliary circuit or connected to it through a transformer.

Electronics

  • A single-phase induction motor whose main winding is connected to an AC power source, and whose auxiliary winding is connected in series with a capacitor to the same power source.
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