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Re: "Scotty, Beam me up!"
Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>
Just by way of explanation:
On 25 Feb 01, at 17:00, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <acmq-at-compuland-dot-com.br>
> Tesla list wrote:
> > Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> > I am
> > amazed at the wireless power transmission capability of my Tesla
> > coil and its ability to run motors at a distance with no wire
> > connections!
> Probably ionic motors (pinwheel rotors), or other electrostatic
> motors, without any load and centimeters away. Surely works. These
> motors can be powered from nothing more than a high antenna. But they
> don't generate (or consume) any significant power.
> Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz
In my case it was a small PM motor. Far from a cinvincing
demonstration of Tesla's dream however. I used a second resonator a
few feet away on a stainless bench, loop a few turns around its
belly, and rectified and smoothed the output. Cute little demo but I
wasn't about to proclaim a world first and the limits of its
applicability were obvious.