I invented this toy when i was a child.  I was trying to
 make a perpetual motion machine but made this by accident...
 It is fun and very simple...
 I did this build at The TechShop in San Jose California...
    Gabriel Aceves

Step 1: Materials...

Materials you are going to need are,  (2) small Dc motors, (1) 1/8 split pin, (1) small  6-9volt lightbulb
 with 4 inch leads, (1) AC-DC transformer that matches the voltage of of your dc
 motors...  I got all the materials at HSC electronic surpluss
 in sunnyvale california.  you also need a soldering iron and solder 
Wow, sorry no video
It looks cool to me! Why do you need two motors to make the circular motion?Could you post a video of the light toy in action?<br><br>Grtz,<br><br>Ynze
The second motor acts as a generator....
...and now I understand your remark about a perpetual motion machine :-D. It takes me a while, but I'll get there in the end...
Ah, I could have thought of that myself :-s<br>Smart!<br><br>Y.
Simple but interesting. You are effectively passing electricity from a fixed terminal to one that is spinning, with some loss of course determined by efficiency of motor as a generator and how small a difference between spin rates of the motors' shaft.
Yeah That sounds right... the second motor<br> housing spins slower because it has to drag the <br>wires and the light aroung causing the <br>armacher tho spin and there for making <br> electricty... Sorry about the terrible spelling<br> gabriel

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