How do I figure out what size resistor I need to slow down a recycled printer motor down to it's absolute slowest speed?
The motor will be driving a small belt and a paper towel tube. This project is for Halloween. I'm trying to create a mechanical fade circuit for a fluorescent tube. The motor came from an old printer and runs at full speed when 12v is applied. I want to get the motor down to a speed where the tube rotation is as slow as possible.
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