Mini Xco2 Wind-solar Hybrid Led Garden Lighting




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I am science lover .Being in Http:// and   I am learning great knowledge from friends all over the world. The longer time I   am staying ,the stronger emotion to make something .
Now I am making a Mini Xco2 wind-solar hybrid led garden lighting from junk that I can get easily,just for fun!

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Step 1: Material Prepairation

Nothing is unusable! All junks may be your dedicated solders if you make yourself a general!Maybe I am a good general,because I am always keep the junks in a box and think they can become alive someday!
So let us see this insructable may be used to inform the mini gen:
DCextractor fan ;plasticblade from bigger extractor fan ;solar cell (from my son's fan cap);conducting wire;bad Computer hard discs;   aluminum   shell from switch power supply; pencil sharpener;
bad circuit pcb that you can get elecronic elements you need in this insructable AB binder;li-ion cell (16800mah);  plastica box of hot pepper sauce ; wood board of pencil ;pins;
screws;some tools obviously good tool like Craftsman may offer efficiency and convenient done.obviously good tool like Zing laser machine may offer best looks done.

Step 2: Electric Circuit Design

The electronic circuit include wind rectification boost dc to dc step up solar boost dc to dc step(joule thief you can find a lot of design of the theory and practise in ,led glistening circuit;
The pcb I use the pencil wood board and pins and AB binder to fasten the section;
very easy and convenient to do.and the pins give fine welding properties(I bet I was the first one in the world to do so,:)
I add a sun controll circuit to operate he led only glitter at night but the wind turbine charge the battery all day and all night.

Step 3: Total Assembling

The excited moment is coming !And it"s time to reveal the purpose  of  pencil sharpener:)
Let disorder come fiercely in my home! Let  the junks live vigorously !

Step 4: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody!
This wind winter does not feel so cold :)
Oh,my wife is coming (I used her nail varnish to screw anti-rust!)
Thank you for enjoy.

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    4 years ago

    Awesome project :)


    here is my testing wind turbine taken down at moment till i get better plastic for the blades
    i used to get between 2 and 2.5 volt
    i did make a turbine with two of these on so i could get the 3.5-4volt for the 2.4 volt battery pack that ran the dark detection circuit shown below
    if i had the right transistor i would of used the joule thief thersion shown below

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    I made the same thing just 12 times bigger and im only 10 and it powers my room 3-5 iv benn in gate class so i know how a ferieckien cannon is built

    well done! the circuit is simple but efficiency !
    What is the left diode volt drop down it must be lower than the PN of the triode?

    You see the leds are still on at 20:31 25th/12 here :) ,I just put it at the window in cloud day sunshine for a day without using wind turbine.

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    inside in the window :)
    I think with good sun shine outside summer the power would last longer.
    I used 2*65vma,2.4v or so solar cell.
    parallel connection by joule thief.
    Others.the wind turbine does not need pegs on back of bearing.The magnet attracts the moter iron core autmaticly.

    yeah you will be losing nearly all the power by it been inside put it outide the window and watch the ampage double

    You know we have not special tools and enough materials for design and extra exquisite work .That is a drawback! All parts should be selected by junks already used ,and then be assembled properly by imagination,which is not easy an time-killing.:)

    everything i have used is junk or what i had laying about
    i have alot of junk im a pc tech also
    i think you might need a bigger tail because once that blade gets upto speed they is going to be alot of reverse force

    yeah true jusy i found ethern with the smothest of baring it was still staying ne way the tail thin wasent big enogth

    :)All I should do is to fly the generator on a pole and then you will believe all.
    Famous leader Mr.Mao zedong said: Only the results of practice can test the truth of theory!:-)
    After some days i will post some videos.Just be waiting... :-)

    efanfengshun (author) says:
    Leds turned off at 22:00 now here.;It turded on at 17:00 or so.lasted tota about 5 hours without wind turbine function in cloudy winter day.