Hub Dynamo

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Is it possible to use a Hub Dynamo off a bike ( 6 volt, 3 watt), can this be used to provide any uselful power for a motorhome, when camped up?

    Just wondering

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    hi if you had a couple of them and a couple of old fan blades then you got yourself a mini wind turbine
     
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    two of 'em in series should just about power a couple of LED lights.

    what would you drive it with ?
     
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    'Er indoors




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    never thought of that !

    should be no problem with imposed loads from the hub but at around £12 an hour for fuel not very green :Laughing:
     
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    V8 lpg !!!?
     
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    £7 per hour :Laughing:
     
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    It would be cheaper and more convenient to buy a couple of AA batteries!

    Doug...
     
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    A hamster.
     
  11. mick noe

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    You would need a bloody long cable you could be miles away on that bike by the time the vans battery is recharged:Eeek::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    From what I am reading in the replies, the answer is no... Shame, I thought that if the wheel was spinning at a hefty rate then something valuable could be extracted..

    Back to the drawing board...
     
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    Having just read this thread I thought you where trying to extract something, and it was not electricity.
     
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    How are you going to spin the dynamo whilst parked up ?:Rofl1::Eeek:
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