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KidWind Wind Turbine Generator
KidWind Wind Turbine Generator


 
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KidWind Wind Turbine Generator

This is KidWind's primary generator for wind turbine experiments because it runs smoothly and provides high power output at a relatively low RPM. This is the competition generator used in KidWind Challenge events.

This generator has 4-foot leads which are attached with shrink-wrap reinforced soldering. Typical output in non-geared wind devices is 0.5-2.5 volts at 0.1-0.3 amps.

Voltage output 0-10 V
Amperage output 0-0.3 amps
diameter 1.25 in.
Wire length 4 feet
Shaft diameter 2 mm

You Can:

  • Use this item as a DC motor or generator. Spin the driveshaft to produce electric current. Higher RPM yields higher power output.

Concepts

  • Exploring energy transformations; designing, building, and evaluating devices that convert one form of energy into another.
  • Undertanding renewable energy
  • Exploring circuits, electricity, and magnetism
  • Relationship between Energy and Forces
  • Exploring forces and motion
  • Developing and using physical models
  • Understanding differences between energy & power
  • Designing controlled experiments
  • Optimizing designs
  • Analyzing data
Frequently Asked Questions
  • How much power can this generator make?

    Typical output in non-geared wind devices is 0.5-2 volts at 0.1-0.4 amps. Geared wind turbines can produce higher power output.

  • Can I use this generator in a KidWind Challenge competition?

    Yes! This is the official KidWind Challenge generator.

  • What size is the generator driveshaft?

    This generator has a 2mm driveshaft.

  • Will this generator work with the wind turbine hub?

    Yes, the hub fits perfectly on this generator driveshaft.


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