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Old 02-06-2003, 09:21 PM
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"Can possibly a very stiff throttle cause the actuator to pull enough current to fry these things?"


You can actually measure current draw to the actuator. Normal current draw will be between 120-180mA @ 13.8VDC.

Test the actuator spinning in both directions when measuring.
Operation should be smooth, not loud, not rattle, nor have current spikes while running.
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