Squirrel Cage INDUCTION MOTOR DIY Hack Alternator

Introduction: Squirrel Cage INDUCTION MOTOR DIY Hack Alternator

About: You may recognize Dan and Denise Rojas from their appearances in various made for tv movies and national commercials. As the hosts of Green Power Science, they share Fresnel lens and alternative energy ideas...

This is a long video but shows the complete basic steps for creating an alternator from a standard AC electric motor. There is also some basic safety suggestions and experiences. This Alternator averages 10-21 watts at 400 rpm and 30-40 watts at 800 rpm This also introduces you you a bridge rectifier.

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    I just rewound the stator on a brushed motor that had been damaged. upon further inspection I found that one of the 32 rotor wires broke, will the motor run ok with only one broke?

    this is a great Idea, Too bad it took a half hour video to transmit a ten minute idea.