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Old 03-11-2017, 07:03 PM
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Running 230V motor on 208 Inverter

I have a question about running a 230/430V 3-phase WEG vector motor on 208V 3phase through a AC Tech SMV vector drive. If my understanding of inverters is correct, the motor will never see even a full 208 volts except at maximum frequency from the inverter. Do I really need to worry about a buck/boost transformer if I can live with the reduced output to the motor at 208V? Should I worry about running the motor at the lower voltage?

Motor - http://www.clrwtr.com/PDF/WEG/WEG-Ve...uty-Motors.pdf

Drive - http://www.actechdrives.com/PDF/Lenz...hdown-Duty.pdf
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