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cheap rheostats

Posted by bc on October 10th, 2000 08:02 PM
In reply to ceiling fan hum by steve on October 8th, 2000 09:00 PM [Go to top of thread]

The cheap rheostats made for incandescent lights will cause hum when used with motors cause they aren't made for motors. They make a special one for that. Even then, some cheap motor windings in some fans will still cause a hum. Get a remote control for the fan.

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