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generator

Generates Electricity ... max around 10v 200ma to ?
At the moment its a hand cranked generator using two of the 4 wires from steppermotor  getting up to 10v and 200+ ma (multimeter died so not sure exact amounts) Read more

Listen to LMR!

I came across a website called www.codeorgan.com that turns the code of any website into music! put the url for the LMR homepage in, and it sounds pretty good. I wouldn't expect less from LMR.

Steam Punk Robots

I was visiting my sister this past weekend. I showed her son Alec some of the great bots here on LMR. Alec has a couple of interesting model engines, and has been trying to generate electricity with them. His dad actually does this on a bigger scale with diesel engine running biodiesel and a generator.

Anyway, one of Alec's engine models is a Stirling engine. He has this model.