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Electronics => Electronics => Topic started by: vipulan12 on May 30, 2012, 07:33:08 PM

Title: speed controllers and Motor Controllers
Post by: vipulan12 on May 30, 2012, 07:33:08 PM
Hey, guys I was wondering , Are speed controllers and motor controllers the same thing?
 if they are whats the difference?
Title: Re: speed controllers and Motor Controllers
Post by: tomcharley on June 01, 2012, 12:37:08 PM
Dear Vipulan,

  I think that speed controllers are a subset of motor controllers.  Motor controllers can also include devices that just start motors or the closed-loop circuits that monitor the state of the motor for controller feedback.  Practically speaking though, I think that they are essentially the same.  Most products use them interchangeably.

~Tom
Title: Re: speed controllers and Motor Controllers
Post by: vipulan12 on June 02, 2012, 05:17:05 PM
thanks for the reply tom