Thread: Alternator?
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Old 05-26-2010, 06:27 AM
TheE TheE is offline
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Default Re: Alternator?

The closest thing I've seen to an alternator is this:

Electrical Generator for Motorized Bicycle Lighting on (item 400082068250 end time 26-May-10 23:53:01 EDT)

I built a dynamo out of an basic brushed motor and have been having pretty good results with it, the only problem is it won't generate power if the bike isn't moving (and even when it is, it still doesn't give you much power). This Instructable gives the gist of it:

Bike Dynamo
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