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MINICRAFT Precession Tool – Speed issue

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  • Member since
    November 2005
MINICRAFT Precession Tool – Speed issue
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 12:28 AM
Dear Friends,

I just bought a MINICRAFT precision took kit. The problem is it is contestant speed and as usual melting my plastic. I was wondering weather I could use a variable voltage transformer of same current rating to vary the speed. Has any one tried this before ? Does it harm the tool ?

Thanking you in advance.

Kind regards,

  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, August 8, 2004 7:26 PM
Ajithgn, If the toolis 12V or 24V a tranformer would work, just make sure that the power rateing of the transformer is higher than the power of the tool. If it is 110 or 240a.c you can geta light/fan dimmer and conectect it up to a power point and pug your tool into it. This will allow you to reduce the speed greatly

Cheers Trev
  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, August 9, 2004 12:15 AM
Hi Box Stock,

Thx for the reply pal !! I really appreciate it .. I am planning to make a RPS (Regulated Power Supply) Enough diagrams available online.. any one needs links or ideas let me know..

I am not sure about plugging your transformer to a dimmable circuit. It might damage the transformer. The best way will be rig up a regulator circuit to the secondary of your transformer.

Later some one also suggested using sewing machine pedal controller. Even that is a good idea.

Thxs again,



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