DIY 12v-100w wind generator
Original blade design Latest improved blade design
Quite a jump in power from the dynohub projects, this DIY wind generator really does provide a good amount of power to charge your 12 volt batteries.
Using readily available scrap parts and a bit of ingenuity it can be constructed for a very little cost, and is comparable, if not better than
I've had a lot of fun making this latest generator, it can produce over 8 amps at 12volts.
Open Volts Shorted Amps
550 18.5V 5.3 Amps
600 20.0V 5.7 Amps
700 23.4V 6.5 Amps
800 26.9V 7.2 Amps
900 30.0V 8.0 Amps
1000 33.5V 8.7 Amps
See the video of mine flying here (3.5Mb wmv format)
New blades Video here (5Mb Quicktime format)
'Save link as' if you want to save quicktime movie
Detailed plans can be downloaded as an Adobe .PDF file here (scroll down)