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Bicycle generator for lighting a led strip? Answered

I want to make a bicycle power generator for a fair. I want to make two of those in such a way that the one who pedal faster get more number of led bulbs turn on. Can anybody help me with this kind of project. 

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iceng
iceng

6 years ago

Try the LM3915 or 3916 for a wide voltage LED dot or bar graph display. As the bike generator is turned faster the voltage increases lighting more LEDs...

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 6 years ago

....and make sure you put a load resistor on the generator.....

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iceng
iceng

Answer 6 years ago

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