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Harald Kapp

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Hmmmm, does it work directly from the power supply (no controller in between)?
 

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Looks like the motor draws too much current. The motor is possibly not rated for 12 V but less.
Try a 6 V lamp in series with the motor.
Or even the12 V lamp you just used.
 

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yes it works directly from the power supply
So the issue seems to be the power delivery from the controller.
Do you have a multimeter to measure the current the motor draws when connected directly to the power supply (no lamp)?
 

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no I dont have one of those. If I run them from the controller at the same time neither the motor or light will work
 

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If I run them from the controller at the same time neither the motor or light will work
Lamp and motor connected in series? Not in parallel.
Series means: wire from controller to one pin of the lamp, from the second pin of the lamp to the motor, from the other pin of the motor back to the controller. At least the light should work then.
 

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Thanks for all of your help I really appreciate it, you are a clever man! I decided to buy a rotisserie motor instead of messing about getting a new 12v motor.
 
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