Intro: 50 Watt Generator From a Simple Motor ( Alternator)
Step 1: Install Motor
Install a 150 watt motor. A sewing machine motor would be best. Install a dimmer to control speed . Also install an axel ( one with a screw ) on which the chain will spin.
Step 2: Installing the Alternator ( 24 Watt )
The alternator could be even a 24 watt common motor . I have installed a common 25 watt motor but its not reliable so using a alternator of maximum 24 watt would be best . It could be purchased from any electric store . The 25 watt motor that I have installed has the capacity of running three 12 volt bulbs and one 12 volt fan . It should be remembered that the motor or even the alternator should not be run on there full load as they would wear out quickly . A plastic or metal axel should be installed to spin the chain .
Step 3: Type of Chain to Be Used
You can either use a metal or plastic chain . I have used a plastic chain as it is convenient to take it on and off .
Step 4: Installing Both Motor and Alternator
Both motor and alternator should be accurately placed apart from each other . They should be installed in such a way that the chain is not so tight or loose . On w both are fixed they would look similar as shown in the pictures.
Step 5: How It Looks When It Runs
After every thing has been installed start in it . Please ask me in case of any trouble .