A variable frequency drive is an electronic device that allows you to start, stop, and control the speed of a three phase motor. It is also a motor starter as it is equipped with overload protection. Read more »
What is the difference between a 'new surplus' motor and a 'factory new' motor?
Our New Surplus electric motors are offered at lower prices and come with our 90-day warranty.
Factory New products are competitively priced and come with a manufacturers warranty.
Variable frequency drives (VFDs or inverters) now play an important part in major industry.
Within the last 10 years they have been perfected to control and vary the speed of 3 phase electric motors. They serve many purposes, besides speed control. Homeowners and hobbyist alike, who have lathes or milling machines with a 3 phase motor, usually don't have 3 phase power to operate. These VFDs (instead of using a rotary phase converter) can now be used to convert single phase power to 3 phase power. Read more »
AmeriBlue lists this as a replacement for: Dyna-Tech C1440 / Dyna-Tech Switchless RB537 or RB507 / Century ST1302V1 / Century Switchless B818 or B131 / US Motors Switchless EB818
NOTE: This motor is NOT equipped with aSafety Vacuum Release System (SVRS). SVRS helpsprevent drowning due to body entrapment on underwaterdrains. In some pool configurations, if a person’s bodycovers the drain, the person can be trapped by suction.The SVRS turns off the pump if this occurs.Depending on your pool configuration,a SVRS may be required to meet local, state, and federalrequirements.