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Old Mar 04, 2011, 12:14 PM
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Making a 3 Part Homopolar Motor from a AA battery

Saw this youtube video and thought it was pretty neat.

3 Part Homopolar Motor (1 min 2 sec)


Thought I would share.
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Old Mar 04, 2011, 03:44 PM
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Old Mar 11, 2011, 09:18 PM
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... But will it work with a 6S lipo?
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Old Mar 13, 2011, 01:46 AM
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If I'm not mistaken, I believe that's the type of motor (scaled up of course) they use on nuclear aircraft carriers, since you need to throw a lot of power at it, silicon based rectifiers would be extremely costly for such a system. I could be wrong.
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