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workshops:public:led_pinwheels:start [2019/05/31 15:29]
Peter Musk [Instructions]
workshops:public:led_pinwheels:start [2019/11/14 11:03] (current)
Peter Musk [Summary]
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 This set of instructions details how to construct a pinwheel that uses a rubber band to drive a low-voltage generator. This set of instructions details how to construct a pinwheel that uses a rubber band to drive a low-voltage generator.
 When the current produced is passed through a Joule Thief circuit, the energy from a freely moving pinwheel spinner ​ When the current produced is passed through a Joule Thief circuit, the energy from a freely moving pinwheel spinner ​
-is sufficient to make an LED glow.+is sufficient to make an LED glow (red, yellow and green LEDs require a lower voltage, and are more successful).
  
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  • workshops/public/led_pinwheels/start.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/11/14 11:03
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