Any model will work but the newer it is the better and also the bigger the better. Most have a 2hp motor or bigger.Will any brand of treadmill motor work ?? what are the brands/models of treadmills to be looking for ??
The MC-60 is a commond controller but its built a little bit better then the low end controller... The ones Ive found were in the higher end treadmillsWhat is the difference with the MC-60 controller?
It's a permanent magnet 2-1/2hp dc motor, 7900 rpm , magnetic rpm setup, has a reostat type controller for speed and it does run. Now just need to figure out exactly what I'm gonna do with it.
I check out the one I got from Charley this morning wired like the the one on Surplus Center worked great.Charley,
Most DC treadmill motors I've seen have a red and a black wire going to the motor. (The blue wires, if any, go to a thermal switch.) Normally red is + and black is -. Reverse them to reverse the motor.
There is no slider, there are 8 wires going from the power board to the control board labeled: Black Ground, Red 8-12vdc, Green Tach. Pulsing 5vdc, Blue PWM..0-5vdc, Orange Incline Up 5vdc, Yellow Incline Down 5vdc, Violet Incline Sensor 5v Pulse, Black Ground.
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