I modified a Wear-Ever Popcorn Pumper, 1250 watt model
with a DC motor.
used a 24 volt transformer to feed the motor, with a
standard cheap 600
rotary dimmer feeding the primary of the transformer.
It works great,
except that the rotary pot provides too much
resistance, so that I can
turn the dial about 1/4 turn before it turns the motor
down too much.
On mine, if you look closely you can see 4 diodes
soldered to the motor to rectify the current to DC.
So, in a sense you are correct. However, you are
feeding AC to the motor in your arrangement as well.
I assume, if you check it out, you will find the
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