How To Turn An Old Ceiling Fan Into A Wind Turbine DIY… – Eco Snippets

How To Turn An Old Ceiling Fan Into A Wind Turbine DIY…

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How To Turn An Old Ceiling Fan Into A Wind Turbine DIY...

This 7 part video series shows the conversion of a old unused ceiling fan into a power generator. Part One shows the dismantling of the ceiling fan and how to wire it up. Part Two shows how to insert a metal banding used for attaching the magnets around the stator. Part Three shows how to orient/place the magnets inside the ceiling fan housing to achieve a voltage reading. Part Four shows how to mount the face plate and create your own turbine blades. Part Five shows how to build the body to support the turbine. Part Six shows how to mount the turbine unit onto the body as well as partially lighting a CFL bulb with a quick spin. Part Seven is the final part that shows how to wire up the turbine to the diode bridge rectifier and taking it for it’s first flight…

1: Dismantling of the ceiling fan and how to wire it up…

2. How to insert a metal banding used for attaching the magnets around the stator…

3. How to orient/place the magnets inside the ceiling fan housing to achieve a voltage reading…

4. How to mount the face plate and create your own turbine blades…

5. How to build the body to support the turbine…

6. How to mount the turbine unit onto the body as well as partially lighting a CFL bulb with a quick spin…

7. The final part that shows how to wire up the turbine to the diode bridge rectifier and taking it for it’s first flight..

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Joshua Paul Devent

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Ebeneezer Goode this looks cool

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Really that is awesome

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Stephanie Hushman-Willard Jenny Hamilton

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    Oh cuz that doesn’t look trashy.

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    Stephanie Hushman-Willard it fits you like a glove.

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Leonard Wilson, Emerson Franke, Mark Andrew Cortez

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Arizona Wagaman

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this is a great idea

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Those are not “old ceiling fan” blades. Come on.

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Steffan, a challenge.

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Hahahahaha not weatherproof!

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Kingsley Dickins

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Patricia L. Jessup

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That’s some old school cool.

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