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how do i turn a normal dc motor into a generator trying to use a treadmill motor plz help? Answered

i am trying to turn this tyreadmill motor into a generator and am not having much luck if possible what items would i need to make this work

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rickharris (author)2012-08-01

Assuming this is a permanent magnet motor then just turning it at a suitable speed should generate electricity.

how many wires come out of the motor and what colour are they.

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