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This is a tutorial for my smart drive base wind turbine. this is a complex project and i had already built it before i started this tutorial so ...
Materials: 50mmX75mmX600mm box section steel (for frame) Solid or laminated wood suitable for blades.(will get sizes when we get to that step) Two smart drive washing machine motors, ...
The frame is made out of 75mmX50mm hollow steel, with a angle section welded on one end to act as a rest for the tail and a section ...
The smart drive motors straight out of the washing machine will produce from 0-400v 3-phase AC at only a couple of amps, which is useless for battery charging ...
The design for the blades can be found here http://www.otherpower.com/bladecarving.html In this the blades are made out of solid wood to make a stronger blade try laminating multiple ...
The tower i decided to use was fold down for easy maintenance, it consists of 50mm by 5000mm square tubing for the main base that was concreted at ...
The electronics i built all myself, the designs for the charge controller are from http://www.mdpub.com/555Controller/index.html is is a very simple design but works well and by changing the ...
Just before i got the whole system working together we ended up moving house so the whole project has gone into storage for a while, so soon as ...
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