Capacitor motor

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A split-phase motor in which a capacitor is connected in series with the auxiliary primary winding.

Note: The term capacitor-start motor refers to a capacitor motor in which the auxiliary primary winding is energised only during the starting operation.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM