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Re: Towards the autonomous lifter - electrostatic voltage generators.
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Original poster: john.amann@xxxxxxxxxxx
One other type of static generator worth mentioning is the DIROD genertor.
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> Original poster: "Mercurus2000"
> I've gotten a small tranangular lifter to levitate using about 4 watts of
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> > Original poster: Ed Phillips
> > "Especially useful for our methods might be the
> > Wimhurst, Wehrsen,
> > Holtz, or Bonetti machines. I believe these devices
> > would be able to
> > deliver more current and therefore greater wattage for
> > our
> > application than a Va n de Graaff generator."
> > Not sure about it, but I think that ES motors have a very poor
> > power/weight ratio, and are probably quite inefficient. Antonio would
> > know about that. Has anyone calculated the power required to operate a
> > lifter of useful size?
> > Ed