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Current needed for seat motors

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Stormy_be, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Stormy_be

    Stormy_be Zorg Guru (I)
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    Hello,

    I've removed my standard seats from the Z3.
    I am planning on using them in the garage as relaxing seats.
    I would need to know how much current the seats draw to operate the movement motors.
    Then I can buy a 220vAC-12vDC transformator which delivers enough current for that.

    Does anyone know the max current (and minimum current needed) for these motors to operate properly?

    Thanks,
    Koen
     
  2. GazHyde

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    Each seat is fed with a 30 amp rated fuse, so that is safety max.
    I would expect normal operating to be less than half that, rising to about 20amps at the end stops.
     

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