Electrical Wiring in the Home/WALL FAN



I want to convert a remote controlled wall fan to wall switch controlled with a single high speed.
Attached is the remote control circuit board.
4 wires came out of the motor,  Black, Red, White & Blue.
I have tried connected the Black to the Neutral and the 3 other wires to the Live of the incoming 230VAC supply.
It works, but the rotation is reversed.
How must it be connected so that the fan will run in the correct direction, which is clockwise when facing the front of the fan.


Hi Richard,

Fan remotes are not designed to be taken apart. I don't recommend messing with the circuit boards. Unlike consumer electronics there is no step down transformer in this circuitry. You could get a nasty shock or damage the remote in a way that could cause a fire.

The direction of the fan is not controlled by most remotes. There should be direction switch on the fan itself.  
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