This instructable goes over how to create a generator to power lights, charge a battery or capacitor, etc. with kinetic energy.

Stepper Motor (with 4 cables)
8 diodes
a load to charge or power

Step 1: Create a bridge rectifier using 8 diodes in a diamond formation

Just what the Doc ordered-do you have specs on diode and capacitors? Thanks...
<p>1N4007 is great</p>
<p>how do I do this with a prototyping breadboard?</p>
<p>not the solderless</p>
<p>Simply solder it? (solderless ones are better from my opinion)</p>
Thanks, I've been meaning to get a windgenerator project going sometime in the future. I have some leftover steppers left. *added to favorites*

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