Archive for August, 2008

Dynamo Hum: Off With The Bloomers

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Apologies to Zappa this time. ┬áThe other day I bought a small LED dynamo flashlight; I was curious about the implementation details and how much power it actually generates. ┬áTurns out the dynamo appears to be a very common sort of DC motor and, while it doesn’t appear to produce a lot of power, it does seem to be a usable amount for a variety of low-power applications.