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 Posted: Wed Sep 13th, 2017 04:29 pm
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Russ Huber

Joined: Mon Nov 14th, 2005
Location: Southwest, Wisconsin USA
Once again, the diode not only converts AC to DC current, it machine guns DC pulses to the fan motor thus the term...HALF WAVE DIODE. The diode eliminates the bottom half of the AC sine wave, creating a chopped DIRECT CURRENT.  The DC pulses are so fast that all you will notice is motor speed reduction.  

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