In this instructable I'll show you how to build a simple Tesla-based antenna or radiant energy receiver and also give a diagram for a simple circuit that can work with it in the exact manner as Tesla explains in his patent.

"All peoples everywhere should have free energy sources."

-- Nikola Tesla

Step 1: Quoting Nichola Tesla

Here is a link to the patent and the quote I have taken from the patent showing in plain English that the antenna plate P needs to be insulated with some kind of insulating material to perform properly.

"C is the condenser, P the insulated plate or conducting body, which is exposed to the rays, and P' another plate or conductor, all being joined in series, as shown. The terminals T T' of the condenser are also connected to a circuit"

When trying to understand Nichola Tesla's work it is very important to read in great detail all of the patents and fully understand the meaning of all of his words.
I make it but not working i used 1uf 50V capecitor and diode the voltage showing only 0.006 only
<p>&Auml;t tommy31, yes that fits also.</p>
<p>Have you thought about replacing the insulated plate with composite fish scales. The reason why is because they have piezoelectric features that allow them to harvest radiant energy, pressure, sound frequencies.</p>
<p>What is the purpose of the diodes? I also think your diagram is incorrect because the current will flow right past the capacitor the way it is shown currently.</p>
I wonder if a coil of wire would work as the antenna part of this circuit
<p>Can I use a old TV antenna? Will that work?</p>
<p>How much volt will I get from this??????</p>
<p>it really depends on your build, i got 6V in 2 hour of it siting in the room not close to a live AC current. </p><p>this is a minimum example of potential only, it is influenced by the electrons in the surroundings. </p><p>for example the fact that the antenna (&quot;aluminum foil&quot;) is close to the light from the light-bulb and current in the cable that are connected to AC current, it influences the antenna wirelessly with a type of magnetic pulse from the AC current.</p><p>it depends on how good you are at tweaking my example ;)</p>
can i use 1N4148 zener diodes and 4700uF cap.??
<p>can I use only ceramic compaciters for my radiant energy receiver? Or do I have to have two of the bigger compaciters also?</p>
<p>how to fix the wires with the aluminium foil pls email me at apexcena@gmail.com</p>
<p>You didn't show how to put the sircuit together---- email please----breach13@comcast.net</p>
<p>yes i did don't you see the scheme 2 pic</p>
can this charge leyden jars?
i don't think it can maybe in a different setting and better materials
<p>Can anyone explain in detail why plate P should be thinly insulated? Also, the speed of light is roughly 300,000,000 meters/second. Let's just say it's picking up a radio station at around 100mhz. The wavelength here is 3m, so let's use a 3 meter plate. Wouldn't this mean that the bottom could just be receiving a positive charge at the same time the subsequent negative half of the wave hit the top? If this were to happen, why would the positive continue through the circuit to ground rather than to the negative charge at the top which would have a greater voltage difference than ground (or could anyway), and just counteract each other. What I'm trying to ask is if the metal plate could essentially act as a buffer to neutralize the charge before it even has a chance to connect with ground? </p>
How large would this apparatus or a similar one need to be to power say a home?
huh. Ah crystal radio receiver with out the coil. <br>I have made crystal radio with just ah diode and an earphone attached to ah ground rod. <br>I heard the million watt Navy RTTY station up in Maine.
Hi, <br>i'm studying this device and found your tut really clear. <br>I would like to know how much Volts you can get out of it, and what otuput you're having by lifting it in open air. <br> <br>There's an interesting article about this receiver, which shows how to evolve your simple setup in a more efficient device (along with a correction from Bedini - which i honestly don't understand very well): <br> <br>http://keelynet.com/energy/reac.htm <br> <br>Also, someone points out that there are better shapes and designs for the aerial plate (like piramid shaped antennas). <br> <br>Anyway thanks and keep up, good work!
yes i have stumbled on to that website looks promising but i am low on funds + a new job so if u can share with me i'd love to be updated <br>p.s <br>thank you for the compliment and sorry about the last answers

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