Friday, October 30, 2015
If you note the brushes are set up like the original, so they can be rotated around to find the place of greatest efficiency. The field magnetism is provided by a stack of ceramic magnets clamped between the pole pieces. The armature is wound with regular magnet wire.
The generator was under construction during most of the month of October, and was finally completed yesterday. Below is a short video of it doing it's thing.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Below is a short video of it in operation. In the video the shafts are offset slightly over 1/2". As you can see it works very free and easy. It is just so much fun to turn cranks.