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@turnipt8422
@turnipt8422 3 жыл бұрын
lmao during your voiceovers you can hear 3d printers going in the background. This man is never wasting time
@garlckbread
@garlckbread 3 жыл бұрын
Hey, when you gotta make something as large as this, it’s gonna take at least a day
@galaxy-gr3ei
@galaxy-gr3ei 3 жыл бұрын
@@garlckbread more than that probably
@OrangeC7
@OrangeC7 3 жыл бұрын
I was watching a yt short (I don't know if it's this same guy or not) and you could hear the 3d printer in the background there too. These guys print.
@NomSauce
@NomSauce 2 жыл бұрын
Considering how long it takes to 3d print, not surprised at all.
@NomSauce
@NomSauce 2 жыл бұрын
@@galaxy-gr3ei Easily, takes several days.
@legiblegraph2572
@legiblegraph2572 3 жыл бұрын
Friend: Can I borrow your charger This guy: Ok, sure Friend: What is this? This guy: spin it
@kitsinthewebs222
@kitsinthewebs222 3 жыл бұрын
What a flex
@LSniumUwU
@LSniumUwU 2 жыл бұрын
Friend: youre gay. And poor.
@johnsimun6533
@johnsimun6533 2 жыл бұрын
Yea, everybody knows how smart you are. Can I just get a wall charger.
@Lunus909
@Lunus909 2 жыл бұрын
beyblade let itrip
@boykin740
@boykin740 2 жыл бұрын
"What is this?" "FULL BRIDGE RECTIFIER"
@fuze9150
@fuze9150 2 жыл бұрын
I’m in 5th grade and this little video literally just made me understand all of how this stuff works my teacher would make it so much more confusing and a lot longer
@chillyconmor
@chillyconmor 2 жыл бұрын
thats the school system if they push out the education too fast they have the rest of the school year with nothing and get fired
@thePyiott
@thePyiott 2 жыл бұрын
Talk to your parents or other adults you are close to about your curiosity for learning and how you feel about school
@GhostKing6790
@GhostKing6790 Жыл бұрын
You’re learning gear reductions, circuits and 3D printing in 5th grade?
@GhostKing6790
@GhostKing6790 Жыл бұрын
@DBSTKjS You were learning circuit design at age 10?
@citricdemon
@citricdemon 5 күн бұрын
your teacher probably doesn't know how it works. The best way to learn is from people who know.
@braamvanzyl2531
@braamvanzyl2531 2 жыл бұрын
What a wonderful project. Not only did you explain the concept of gear ratio in a simple way to understand, but you also explained how alternating current works. I had to show my kid your video immediately. Your simple demonstration brought that concept over clearly. Thank you for that. I also like the comment lower down of using a bike on a trainer as the power source. Maybe you can make a project out of something like that. Imagine people sitting Zwift pedaling away, and generating enough power to charge a phone or other stuff.
@alexanderwatson9845
@alexanderwatson9845 3 жыл бұрын
FULL BRIDGE RECTIFIER!!
@legohexman2858
@legohexman2858 3 жыл бұрын
It's time to rectify some assholes
@wikedawsom
@wikedawsom 3 жыл бұрын
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUULLLL-
@GinamosWithCherryOnTop
@GinamosWithCherryOnTop 3 жыл бұрын
Booooooom
@gameryusic825
@gameryusic825 3 жыл бұрын
@@legohexman2858 i doubt this video is fake.
@Purple431
@Purple431 3 жыл бұрын
No free energy device!
@moltenhydrogen2218
@moltenhydrogen2218 2 жыл бұрын
"damn it! I killed a phone" - Mehdi, after forgetting to add a voltage regulator
@innocentidiot9521
@innocentidiot9521 2 жыл бұрын
I did it a while ago, although not with hand crank generator but with adjustable powersupply. I was using it for something else(22v) and then forgot to set it back to 5v. Luckily only charging board fried and nothing else. It works now fine after swapping cheap board with new one. Also my phone isn't that picky about voltages that I charge it with. It charges with voltages of 4.2-10v. Probably because it support fast charging (15w, 8v). It starts complaining if I charge it with less than 2w.
@adammcfall5133
@adammcfall5133 2 жыл бұрын
Might as well add a capacitor bank too.
@drakefrid4948
@drakefrid4948 2 жыл бұрын
Who is Mehdi ???
@NoZoDE
@NoZoDE 2 жыл бұрын
German KZfaqr Tomary once pushed 25 volts into an I phone while he was doing basically the same thing as in the video and his I Phone survived
@noahhunt871
@noahhunt871 2 жыл бұрын
@@drakefrid4948 electroboom
@BugMagnet
@BugMagnet Жыл бұрын
That is a fun project to do. I really enjoyed how you explained the improvements on the gear design. Making arrowhead gears easy is one of the great advantages of printing them. My wife and I tinkered with a similar design once and we used the DC motor of a truck windshield wiper as a generator, making the electrical setup a bit easier. Where these simple designs all fall down sadly is that while a human can easily go way beyond the power output of what a USB charger can take, spinning these devices for hours on end is not fun. So the endgame of these is adding a more powerful intermediary battery storage and then control the outgoing voltage and that is where we noped out of that project.
@ORegan77
@ORegan77 2 жыл бұрын
I enjoy that while it not have been on your mind while making the video, your explanation of a coil surrounded magnet rotated by gears to create a current to charge a battery is exactly how an alternator operates in cars.
@allisonavery7273
@allisonavery7273 Жыл бұрын
That’s what I was thinking as he went over it. It’s fascinating
@claytonstrange494
@claytonstrange494 3 жыл бұрын
Damn, I gotta crank one out cause my phone is about to die. Be back in a few.
@jasparcody7792
@jasparcody7792 3 жыл бұрын
Bro... it’s been 2 days. You good?
@graham4520
@graham4520 3 жыл бұрын
@@jasparcody7792 He still goin
@duttad1
@duttad1 3 жыл бұрын
Legend has it that he is still cranking that thing
@garlckbread
@garlckbread 3 жыл бұрын
@@jasparcody7792 it takes about that long to print, calibrate, and reprint it so don’t worry yet
@claytonstrange494
@claytonstrange494 3 жыл бұрын
Damn, sorry it took so long. My phone is finally charged but I sure am drained.
@evenvega3728
@evenvega3728 Жыл бұрын
The way you thoroughly explain every part you add is so awesome and shows awesome skill, thank you for that. I feel like I learned a lot!
@tuxrandom
@tuxrandom 2 жыл бұрын
For directly charging most phones (including iPhones) you just have to short the data pins together. Many USB power supplies use this way to tell a connected device that up to 1 Amp can be delivered. Also, you should use one of those step-down converter board instead of a linear voltage regulator as the latter can only supply about 200mA at best without overheating if you don't attatch a heatsink. And they also require an input voltage that is at least 2V more than the output voltage, which usually isn't the case for the (by the way much more efficient) step-down boards.
@brianh.000
@brianh.000 7 ай бұрын
"Step-down converter board". Yes! This device is called a "buck converter", and is dramatically more efficient than a voltage regulator--especially for higher current applications. 👍 He could design one himself for this specific use, but fortunately general purpose buck converter boards can be had for a ... buck and some change (pun intended).
@TheLordNemesis
@TheLordNemesis 3 жыл бұрын
I'd scrap the belt, it looks cool, but it takes energy to bend the belt and overcome the additional friction. Also the linear voltage regulator wastes excess voltage as heat. You could use a DC-DC converter like the LM2596 instead (ready to use boards available), which can convert almost all of the input power to 5V. Many smartphones accept chargers with the data lines shorted together, you could try if that works.
@3DPrinterAcademy
@3DPrinterAcademy 3 жыл бұрын
Cool! Just ordered some LM2596s. Hopefully I can get more current!
@rutger3856
@rutger3856 3 жыл бұрын
Yeah one of these LM2596 modules can easily charge any phone. I think using the machine with the switching regulator would really increase the satisfaction of using the device as the power actually increases when you turn it faster
@10054
@10054 Жыл бұрын
Everyone be QUIET! The super brainiacs are talking.
@KL-tn1xc
@KL-tn1xc Жыл бұрын
@@10054 who asked?
@10054
@10054 Жыл бұрын
@@KL-tn1xc Bro I was calling them smart-
@quadracycle4000
@quadracycle4000 3 жыл бұрын
3:1 is good, but don't forget to add/subtract a tooth from the larger cog. This means that all the teeth from one cog will mesh with all of the teeth of the other, reducing wear. At 3:17 it looks like you have a 20t/60t setup. A 20t/61t would be much better!
@onebacon_
@onebacon_ 3 жыл бұрын
Why is that? Wouldn't a 10cm gear with 30 teeth match perfectly with a 5cm gear with 15 teeth?
@bobby_greene
@bobby_greene 3 жыл бұрын
@@onebacon_ if there is one damaged tooth on one cog it will interact with the same teeth on the opposing cog every time. If the teeth don't divide evenly the damaged tooth would line up with a different tooth on the opposite cog until it completes the pattern, which in the given example would be 61 turns of the 20 tooth gear.
@onebacon_
@onebacon_ 3 жыл бұрын
@@bobby_greene ah ok thanks for the explanation. The 61 gear has to be slightly bigger than the 60 right?
@bobby_greene
@bobby_greene 3 жыл бұрын
@@onebacon_ if you want the teeth to match up right
@johnpalmiano3856
@johnpalmiano3856 2 жыл бұрын
Woah u r smart mart
@watwat7097
@watwat7097 2 жыл бұрын
The voltage regulator has a current limit. Had the same problem while doing almost the same experience. Still trying to find a way to regulate without having to make a huge complex circuit. Your generator is really well done!
@JinrokudaGod
@JinrokudaGod Жыл бұрын
Dude literally just gave me an understanding towards Gear ratio’s timing better than Before😮
@bxndxlx4150
@bxndxlx4150 3 жыл бұрын
I have an idea. Instead of drill, connect it somehow with some gears with a bycycle. And then just sit on it and spin as much as possible so you can see how much voltage you can get. It might break, but i think its worth of trying.
@sapateirovalentin348
@sapateirovalentin348 3 жыл бұрын
Your knees will break first lol
@kevinmendez8443
@kevinmendez8443 3 жыл бұрын
Just use a low gearing on the bike But a high gearing on a bike will give more power bit takes some force to pedal
@wparkerunc
@wparkerunc 3 жыл бұрын
bro tip: use magnets for faster pedaling
@Alientcp
@Alientcp 3 жыл бұрын
You can use it as a challenge to exercise. You can only use your phone with the battery you generate. Want a full charge? Spin it.
@internetuser8922
@internetuser8922 2 жыл бұрын
The channel Great Scott recently did this
@abrarfaiyazkhan420
@abrarfaiyazkhan420 3 жыл бұрын
8:09 Just felt in my brain that Mehdi screamed 'FULL BRIDGE RECTIFIER' loud out of the screen, and he appears! 🤣🤣
@eksboks148
@eksboks148 3 жыл бұрын
Oh yeah
@aditsurya4917
@aditsurya4917 2 жыл бұрын
🤣🤣🤣🤣
@thomashardin911
@thomashardin911 2 жыл бұрын
8:13 A satisfying pop when he pulls that regulator out of the board! 😊
@xadev9848
@xadev9848 2 жыл бұрын
9:09 woow.. thats soo cool!! and satysfying - that sounds and "free" power and marbles😍
@Bearbait01
@Bearbait01 2 жыл бұрын
Walt and Jesse sure would have loved to have this when they were stuck in the desert in the RV.
@duttad1
@duttad1 2 жыл бұрын
Jesse, we gotta crank.
@internetuser8922
@internetuser8922 2 жыл бұрын
Most car starters are 1.4KW or ~116 amps or 0.097 Amp-hrs at 3 seconds, so you'd need to charge some crazy super capacitors for a VERY long time using something like this to start your average car.
@Bearbait01
@Bearbait01 2 жыл бұрын
@@internetuser8922 They could have charged Jesse's phone and called Skinny Pete though.
@jackmachaiek2586
@jackmachaiek2586 2 жыл бұрын
If I were stuck on a island with a 3d printer and computer I’d want to Be with this guy.
@lucianoum1
@lucianoum1 2 жыл бұрын
How convenient that situation is
@ilovefunnyamv2nd
@ilovefunnyamv2nd 2 жыл бұрын
unfortunately those 3d printers need power. you'd be better off with a pallete for ducttape
@lucianoum1
@lucianoum1 2 жыл бұрын
@@ilovefunnyamv2nd He can use the printer to print a battery and boom infinite power
@JarkaKavraizhkiYoutube
@JarkaKavraizhkiYoutube 2 жыл бұрын
@@lucianoum1 But the printer needs power So without power, he can’t print
@markven7875
@markven7875 2 жыл бұрын
@@JarkaKavraizhkiKZfaq then he print an batery to power it 3dprinter idiot
@analitykapsychiatryczna
@analitykapsychiatryczna 2 жыл бұрын
i don't know why, but every think about gearbox from your show Is blowing my mind
@bobross547
@bobross547 2 жыл бұрын
I saw so many videos to try to explain how generators work but you did it in 40 seconds!
@3DPrinterAcademy
@3DPrinterAcademy 2 жыл бұрын
thanks Bob Ross!
@Shinigami_no_kagetatsu
@Shinigami_no_kagetatsu 3 жыл бұрын
Eventually this guy’s house is gonna be powered by a 3D printed generator
@ZantetsukenGilgamesh
@ZantetsukenGilgamesh 2 жыл бұрын
who is going to print the 3D printer... that prints the 3D printer capable of printing full houses?
@tamari1910
@tamari1910 2 жыл бұрын
i heard that you can make it piece by piece then glue it all together to make the bigger piece, does it make sense? i cant really explain much sorry.
@haugentomawis
@haugentomawis 2 жыл бұрын
@@ZantetsukenGilgamesh max pfp
@ilovefunnyamv2nd
@ilovefunnyamv2nd 2 жыл бұрын
@@ZantetsukenGilgamesh if you want to be able to 3d print a 3d printer, you'll need the printer and print heads to be extremely accurate and precise, and able to work with many materials at variable temperatures. its just engineering challenges, not impossible
@7XHARDER
@7XHARDER 2 жыл бұрын
@@ilovefunnyamv2nd self replicating devices are amazing, check them out!
@mihailazar2487
@mihailazar2487 3 жыл бұрын
3D printing the transmission/timing belts out of TPU is the most 9 MILLION IQ move I've ever seen
@Max-tj7bp
@Max-tj7bp 3 жыл бұрын
So delightfull for these inside wisdom moments one can find on youtube
@andreaudio
@andreaudio 3 жыл бұрын
This 👆🏼👌🏼
@femboyelectronics6441
@femboyelectronics6441 2 жыл бұрын
Im gonna make a simmilar thing myself I didnt need any tutorial for it however ur video is just so fun to watch like I'm just legs on the desk neck 60 degrees position rn and like it just feels good to watch it proud of you
@mustafamehdi8126
@mustafamehdi8126 Жыл бұрын
you, my friend, just saved a month of work
@butchness6980
@butchness6980 3 жыл бұрын
Me after using this charger: "My right arm is a lot stronger than my left arm"
@capy9846
@capy9846 3 жыл бұрын
That was always the case for me But for a different reason
@idkm8905
@idkm8905 2 жыл бұрын
Me too,but for different reasons
@TriekMan
@TriekMan 2 жыл бұрын
"Always has been"
@ferreira991
@ferreira991 2 жыл бұрын
In my case the left arm.
@CA-ev2vf
@CA-ev2vf 2 жыл бұрын
it's your dominant hand. this is why this joke for fappers don't work.
@ulysses_grant
@ulysses_grant 2 жыл бұрын
Found your channel by accident. So now I can say I'm loving physics by chance. Amazing work.
@michaelgleason4791
@michaelgleason4791 Жыл бұрын
It's about the journey, not the destination. I dig it.
@NilesBlackX
@NilesBlackX 2 жыл бұрын
Finally someone who actually makes the content we want to see
@fernandopks
@fernandopks 3 жыл бұрын
i love the 3d printing sound in the background. this man doing work all the time.
@HenrikMyrhaug
@HenrikMyrhaug 3 жыл бұрын
It would be cool to see this upscaled using a bike, that way you could pedal to power something.
@insaisissable3938
@insaisissable3938 3 жыл бұрын
To recharge the battery of the bike when you need to.
@HenrikMyrhaug
@HenrikMyrhaug 3 жыл бұрын
@@insaisissable3938 Well, electric bikes already are made specifically to be charged while pedaling. I was thinking instead maybe he could charge a laptop or run some household appliance.
@Max-tj7bp
@Max-tj7bp 3 жыл бұрын
He should power his printer
@mrnipzs7604
@mrnipzs7604 3 жыл бұрын
I like this idea
@peterantonaros6461
@peterantonaros6461 3 жыл бұрын
@@HenrikMyrhaug Unfortunately it would be near impossible. At least for household appliances like a toaster for example.
@h7opolo
@h7opolo Жыл бұрын
you show enough in the camera view to dissuade skepticism. subbed
@jamesstephens9501
@jamesstephens9501 Жыл бұрын
Very cool design. Excellent work. I feel late to this, but it would definitely be cool to see a pedal powered one of these that you could put up against the wall, and generate some extra torque that way. Maybe get a bit more power from the system.
@_Lord_BoNes
@_Lord_BoNes 3 жыл бұрын
You should find a way to pump the output power into 1 of those portable chargers you can get. So you could charge the portable charger (to build up a good amp level) and then when you need it you can fast charge the phone. Basically using the portable charge as a large capacitor.
@giroofman1141
@giroofman1141 3 жыл бұрын
100 iq
@cpK054L
@cpK054L 3 жыл бұрын
I was recommending he switch the LDO regulator (which I'm guessing that is... looks like LM7805 made by Texas Instruments.. he'd be losing power from the heat/copper loss. LDOs has around 60% efficiency? SMPS has about 90+% efficiency (or so they claim... never personally tested this)
@jkenny1
@jkenny1 2 жыл бұрын
@@cpK054L any fast charging (9/12V) power bank should be able to handle raw voltage input up to 12V. I use mine with a solar panel that outputs around 6V, actually does a really good job extracting power from the solar panel. And I've tested the modules at around 86.5% efficiency input, 95.2% output, so cascaded it would be 83.2% as a "buffer".
@familyoddoye
@familyoddoye 3 жыл бұрын
Appreciate the dedication man!!!
@immortal1541
@immortal1541 2 жыл бұрын
these videos help me with my science lessons and they're entertaining at the same time. keep up the good content 👍😃
@magerius
@magerius Жыл бұрын
Your alternative/direct current conversion explanation was better than my electronics teacher in college.
@SeleneDaSnadGal
@SeleneDaSnadGal 3 жыл бұрын
only 3000 views? Good luck Man, you definitely have 1 mil sub potential
@justenertainmentcontent
@justenertainmentcontent 3 жыл бұрын
this video is what exactly i've been looking for, thank you 3000 for providing us a very infomative video like this, keep it up!!!!
@MohammedAli-rq4df
@MohammedAli-rq4df 2 жыл бұрын
I learned what a full bridge rectifier is in this year, but I didn't see it being used so thank you 😊
@martinteece8983
@martinteece8983 2 жыл бұрын
Grate design and build would love see more tweaks and alike to see it charging power banks. Imagine the free energy u could make for self.
@rafaelthetall
@rafaelthetall 3 жыл бұрын
i always wonder why there isn't a pedal generator, like those of old sewing machines...
@HazbinRotel
@HazbinRotel 3 жыл бұрын
That is actually a thing but it costs an ton and doubles as an workout machine
@Smouv
@Smouv 3 жыл бұрын
you could hook this up to a home trainer if you so wish
@hexagon8899
@hexagon8899 2 жыл бұрын
why not a pedal generator hooked up to an electric wheelchair
@ultikillerrrr
@ultikillerrrr 2 жыл бұрын
its not as efficient as other ways to get electrcity
@sitfish1113
@sitfish1113 2 жыл бұрын
@@ultikillerrrr True but still free power
@TUGGUTT
@TUGGUTT 3 жыл бұрын
Easiest sub you've ever earned. This channel is perfect
@cybernetix86
@cybernetix86 Жыл бұрын
Great work! The explanation is easy to understand too! Something harder than it seems.
@kaneknoles1675
@kaneknoles1675 2 жыл бұрын
Oh my God thank you so much this explanation of a 3 phase generator finally got them through my thick skull
@zach1000
@zach1000 2 жыл бұрын
The different sized teeth are just a system optimization small difference but it does work and helps with any slightly binding spots
@TravisFabel
@TravisFabel 3 жыл бұрын
If you want to make this more practical, have it charge a set of supercapacitors. That can work as a pool to hold the energy you're creating while the phone charges off of it. The other thing I would change is to move from a hand crank that you constantly have to move to some kind of foot pedal that you can just press down release and press down because you can repeat that action without thought all day while sitting down doing something else... Similar to how sewing machines used to work before electric motors.
@mikeratixxd7397
@mikeratixxd7397 2 жыл бұрын
I LOVED THAT ELECTROBOOM REFERENCE
@lowhigh3426
@lowhigh3426 2 жыл бұрын
This is going straight into the objects I need in case of nuclear explosion
@michaelhice7636
@michaelhice7636 2 жыл бұрын
Yeah, it's going into my apocalypse/ omnisicopia (WH40k) playlist
@kevinjimoh2921
@kevinjimoh2921 3 жыл бұрын
Awesome! I think it’d be more useful though if powered by some sort of potential energy storage like a rock tied to the device by string, that way you can just wind up the rock (or weight) and have a given amount of power without having to do it manually
@user-zw3wk7ip7s
@user-zw3wk7ip7s 2 жыл бұрын
🤔🤔☺️☺️☺️👍👍👍
@LetsPrintYT
@LetsPrintYT 3 жыл бұрын
Nice video again! Good work! ;)
@Hakurou6636
@Hakurou6636 2 жыл бұрын
It looks so satisfying when you spin those gears
@SumwhatRedneck
@SumwhatRedneck 28 күн бұрын
Im becoming an electrician cause of this man i first saw this video and im taking the courses to become one and he inspired me to do my first project
@dedanieldd
@dedanieldd 3 жыл бұрын
For improvement, maybe add sound/light indicator that beep/blink at certain interval to indicate the optimal cranking speed
@andys4971
@andys4971 2 жыл бұрын
Hook something like this setup to a stationary bike and you’d have a cool off grid /black mirror setup for making power
@itsAmystery175
@itsAmystery175 2 жыл бұрын
I liked how he explained it. It was an interesting project.
@spray_cheese
@spray_cheese 2 жыл бұрын
Something about a hand crank wireless charger is just so funny😂
@cesar_otoniel
@cesar_otoniel 3 жыл бұрын
Hi!. I actually did the same thing (Just the electrical part) for my engineering project this semester at college. I think the iPhone actually requires to be feed in a sequence of values. I used a TPS2511 in my project and that did the trick. While in community college another team actually made a mains powered IPhone charger. They used a 200omh resistor with no voltage in the data lines and theirs charged but with a limit in current. I think the iPhone can draw only 200mA on with the 200omh resistor. I don't like to make spam but there is a video of it working in my channel.
@soggymanturtle
@soggymanturtle 3 жыл бұрын
This is amazing! Now try adding a battery storage.
@next_gen5048
@next_gen5048 3 жыл бұрын
Hu?
@idemanddonuts
@idemanddonuts 3 жыл бұрын
A simple one could be a heavy flywheel added to the very last gear
@eliandervalderen5849
@eliandervalderen5849 2 жыл бұрын
That looks like a fun do-it-yourself project. I kind of miss back when I had time to just up and do random stuff like that I wouldn't mind building one of those and having a decent battery Bank pack build it into a stationary bike so that I can exercise charge your battery bank and use the battery Bank to charge random stuff around the house like the weed wacker and my drills and stuff
@hasan-qe3vs
@hasan-qe3vs 2 жыл бұрын
I am from Iraq. I salute you for this. You are a genius. I hope to succeed in what you are doing. You are excellent
@brickking9306
@brickking9306 3 жыл бұрын
That was a really interesting video to watch! I had also made a similar project recently but I used a DC motor as the generator because it was easier attach a USB port onto. Is there any reason why you used an AC motor instead of a DC motor? Would love to hear!
@Tuning3434
@Tuning3434 2 жыл бұрын
The classic DC motor has a commuter, adding extra friction. It would work for the application for a simple generator like this. The fancier DC motors are actually AC motors, but with a motor controller that switches poles. You can drive them on a DC current, cause the motor controller itself the voltage when a new pole is reached. The more poles, the smoother the ride. To have it working as a generator however, that motor controller has to be even fancier to a 4 quadrant controller, as it also provide braking force (e.g. the current being generated) while still moving forward in the normal direction.
@brickking9306
@brickking9306 2 жыл бұрын
@@Tuning3434 Oh wow, totally didn't think about that... thanks for the long answer!
@bubblewhales7431
@bubblewhales7431 3 жыл бұрын
I have negative 3 iq... but you explained this in a way it actually made sense... props to you mate this was very interesting
@alastorclark3492
@alastorclark3492 3 жыл бұрын
At least you don't have a -3 million IQ like all these free energy nuts in the comments
@peterk.4266
@peterk.4266 2 жыл бұрын
Beautiful project. Great science project for a PHYSICS class:)
@someadvids5655
@someadvids5655 Жыл бұрын
Hi, this reminds me of the old Evil knievel wind up motor bike toy from the lait 70's! great vid chap! take care
@jeffw8218
@jeffw8218 Жыл бұрын
Lmfao, so “charge any usb device” really means “it can’t charge ANY usb devices”. 😂😂
@electronx5594
@electronx5594 2 жыл бұрын
*saw the thumbnail and title 'This must be a scam, it's a scam, one of the free energy again' *Taps in 'Holy shi- !!!!!'
@favkisnexerade
@favkisnexerade 2 жыл бұрын
There's nothing free in eotating handle, you're spending calories through inefficient muscles, you'd better off literally burning fat than extracting energy from your muscles. These types of generators are good only if you want excercise and fill your energy storage, like install one under your desk, connect to battery or somwthing and spin it for the leg excercise, as a bonus you'll shove some energy into battery for later use. It's very fun, but as long as you're using muscles, forget about efficiency, if you really need something to generate energy and store it, get combustion engine that works off burning wood and chop a tree or something.
@jpwein88
@jpwein88 Жыл бұрын
Anyone else randomly find themselves watching the whole video while mindlessly scrolling through suggested on KZfaq in school?
@saucybuns1860
@saucybuns1860 2 жыл бұрын
Absolutely loved this video! You just got a new subscriber! :)
@tht1channel507
@tht1channel507 2 жыл бұрын
I learned more about how electronics worked from this than from my second college physics course
@Mister_Stork
@Mister_Stork 3 жыл бұрын
I can hear a printer in your voice over 😂
@redlightningdraws6879
@redlightningdraws6879 3 жыл бұрын
LMAO
@corrywhatever3516
@corrywhatever3516 2 жыл бұрын
Cool vid! Might be good to add something like a clutch so that the flywheel can coast when the crank stops. Since you seem to be nowhere near your own limit for torque (arm strength), a shorter crank handle should give you higher RPM.
@anderssvensk4317
@anderssvensk4317 2 жыл бұрын
You are a good teacher 👍Keep up the good work.
@MinecraftRiedl
@MinecraftRiedl 2 жыл бұрын
I have some ideas for the electrical side of this contraption. As far as I can tell you use a line regulator like an LM338 right? This IC is a good start but it might not be the most efficient way. Let's assume your generator "creates" 10 volts and 200 milliamps. What a line regulator does is basically "cut off" everything above the chosen voltage (5 volts in this case) and turns it into heat (thus wasting the energy). So the output would be 5 volts 200 milliamps I would use a Step-down buck converter like an LM61495 on the DC side (or a transformer on the AC side). With this approach, you can use more of the energy because it would convert the input voltage to 5 volts and up to 400 milliamps (some losses will occur). If the voltage is higher on the input side the current would also increase. The circuit is more complex, however. Incorporating this could make your device even better!
@3DPrinterAcademy
@3DPrinterAcademy 2 жыл бұрын
good ideas!
@jacobryan4569
@jacobryan4569 2 жыл бұрын
As one wonderful man said in the 1930s "a gear is a circle of levers"
@thatmarcoguy5373
@thatmarcoguy5373 Жыл бұрын
Bro, you’re a badazz! 🤙🏼😎 Keep up the amazing work!
@kragonlinx
@kragonlinx 2 жыл бұрын
You gotta be one of the smartest KZfaqr out there
@rylenstuffsv2
@rylenstuffsv2 3 жыл бұрын
I feel like it's practical when there is a big black out And your phone battery is out so you can't used it's light And charge some reuseble batteries for the flash light
@Mr-Trox
@Mr-Trox 2 жыл бұрын
You can also just buy a crank flashlight.
@santhoshpatel9360
@santhoshpatel9360 3 жыл бұрын
Gyms should have these kinda tech for thread mills Amount of power produced = discount
@jaisere
@jaisere 3 жыл бұрын
The problem with that is it actually wouldn't do anything, simply because a treadmill is a belt on a motor, so it's having to output energy in order for the belt to spin, if you ever try to run on a treadmill when it's off it doesn't do anything, acts the same as the floor.
@willkwon7644
@willkwon7644 3 жыл бұрын
A stationary bicycle would do the trick
@robbiejames1540
@robbiejames1540 2 жыл бұрын
@@jaisere Well, most treadmills are like that, but my gym has some special curved ones that you do move by running on them, and I think they do produce electricity, though I'm not sure.
@gurel1941
@gurel1941 2 жыл бұрын
The moment i saw those diode allignments, i thought of EB and then he just appears as a reccomended channel. Poggies!!1!!11
@666FLiP666
@666FLiP666 2 жыл бұрын
Not sure if this is a silly question but what is stopping you putting a generator on each of the gears or for cost effectiveness only on the last few gears? The extra inertia to overcome would still provide a decent return on power and wouldnt be too bad if was just on last couple of gears?
@konrad8509
@konrad8509 2 жыл бұрын
10:39 It's big brain time
@louismorgan2679
@louismorgan2679 2 жыл бұрын
Am I the only one who noticed very faint 3d printer noises in the background of some of the audio 😂
@Ticoobumije
@Ticoobumije Жыл бұрын
I struggeled so hard because of that squeaky whistling in the background :D Like an alarm or sth. Really present at 3:30 But hey really impressive craft you made! Enjoying to watch :)
@bassblaster505
@bassblaster505 2 жыл бұрын
a linear 5V regulator will require about 7V on the input to operate meaning you have to crank the generator even harder. for improved efficiency consider using an LDO regulator or getting fancy and use a buck/boost regulator that can boost lower voltages up and buck higher voltages down
@diterex
@diterex 3 жыл бұрын
I wonder if you could make something like the GravityLight so that you don't have to manually turn the crank.
@Wokx
@Wokx 2 жыл бұрын
Yo, Love the content bro keep it up!
@nothingelsetolose7661
@nothingelsetolose7661 Жыл бұрын
Wow you made me understand gears and a Generator in less than 10 minutes pure Genius you need to be instructor professor I've been looking for someone to simplify these two subjects now I need to find a place that could you do a 1:20 rpm one revolution to 20 rev I just learned speed increasors gears are called overdrives or mutlitpliers trying to find specific gears with large diameter like 72 tooth with 3/4 inch bores with set screws and 40 tooth with a 11 tooth side or change gear built in or insert is crazy I am so new to all this but fascinated.
@netten9432
@netten9432 2 жыл бұрын
Cool starting project would like to see u scale it up some more. . Good job with this print
@crusadeknight2585
@crusadeknight2585 2 жыл бұрын
hey man this was a nice video and this really made me smile brightly
@jerickodoggo9595
@jerickodoggo9595 2 жыл бұрын
I love this stuff. It takes simple concepts and produces something that mildly ... if best... interfaces with modern technology. We have evidence of the Antikythera machine, showing that the ancients DID have knowledge of gears and gear boxes. It wasn't widespread, but likely the best scholars and highest governments knew of it. It just amazes me, I watched a survivalist channel, where a guy was able to make iron from mud out of a riverbed. If you were from like 100 BCE and followed some old man hermit genius into the forest for a few days. He might be able to draw out iron and copper from the Earth. Form them into gears, making a gear box and a generator to spin. Then he could make a battery out of acid formed from rain water mixed with the sulfur in volcano domes. He could charge the battery and possibly a capacitor to shoot a bolt of lightning and strike a man dead from a distance. You would run and tell the nearest king that there is a witch in the forests doing demon magic.
@MrLordgiv
@MrLordgiv 7 ай бұрын
which software did You use to draw this design? solidworks?
@davidodonovan1699
@davidodonovan1699 Жыл бұрын
Well done sir. This is fantastic.
@sascharuppert3971
@sascharuppert3971 Жыл бұрын
As far as I understand, the effect of herringbone or helical gears running smoother than spur gears is based on that there is always at least one point where the teeth are engaged, at any angle. This would require that each tooth's end at one face of the wheel overlaps the next tooth's end on the opposite face.
@startingpoint9579
@startingpoint9579 2 жыл бұрын
Electroboom 😂 the knowledge of that man sure gave me inspiration.
@carlobelmont5629
@carlobelmont5629 2 жыл бұрын
You are amazing man,love your videos
@DreamingBlindly
@DreamingBlindly 2 жыл бұрын
I've designed one that can be mounted to a wall or hung on the ceiling where weight can turn the gears and a reset mechanism that pulls that eight back up once it reaches the ground. It also feeds the output to a battery that powers the resetter...
@bosqueblanco3744
@bosqueblanco3744 Жыл бұрын
omg i came up with a very similar design creating a homemade generator it is crazy. i used hand wound coils though and made much less power but the construction and concept is nearly identical.
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