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Woo-Woo LED Magnetic Lighting: Is it for real?

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mcgbilly

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I see multitudes of videos showing various ways to power an LED, Florescent and even Incandescent light bulbs on Youtube. Most generally using 2 magnets with multiple copper wire wraps around some kind of spacer in between, then directly connected to the bulbs. But from what I can gather from Faraday's Law, a Magnet or a Coil must be moving to continuously produce electricity. Are these video's for real, or what? I'd like to build one for a porch light, but have my doubts the videos are telling the whole truth. Any help would be appreciated. TIA.
 

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Imho this is "voodoo science" at best, most likely faked.
rom what I can gather from Faraday's Law, a Magnet or a Coil must be moving to continuously produce electricity.
Right you are.
 

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If it did work, the magnet would run out eventually, just like a battery, a wood fire, a spinning flywheel, a reservoir feeding a dam in a drought, or the weights or springs that power a clock.

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I found those vids on YouTube. I expected to find I've seen lots of fake perpetual motion and "free energy" vids, but apparently variations of winding copper wire around a stationary magnet is now the latest "free energy" craze. I can see a couple of ways off the top of my head to fake that, but I didn't leave any comments. The more comments and argument those vids generate, the more advertisers they can attract, and the more snake oil salesmen jump on the band wagon.

I sometimes wonder if their covert sponsors are ring magnet and glue gun manufacturers.


Maybe next week I'll make a vid about how you can generate electricity by sticking a coil of wire into a wood fire, to recharge your Iphone at your campsite. And I'd bet money some people would try it.

No wonder Scientologists and Flat Earthers are still around.
 

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I didn't even have to think about how these were faked.

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These videos are not fakes. They are real videos. I live in a block of flats, everyone else pays for electricity. Mine is free. I have my magnet with 145 turns of 0.02mm copper wire winding and get 240v. I have this inside my microwave to heat the core and generate 32 amps. Of course, I need to plug the microwave into itself to generate enough power to heat the core. But it REALLY works. Occasionally, I need to bring out the big guns. My 4”x5” solar panel. It charges my consumer unit, even in the dark!.
I cook a hole roast dinner on a Sunday , shower every day, cook every night, charge all my items, have the lights and TV on, EDF pay me!.
I cannot recommend a magnet and wire enough. Try it, you will be surprised.

Martin
 

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Actually dozens. Just type in Magnet LED Light.
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(This one is pretty convincing)

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#1) cannot work as there is not relative movement between the coils and the magnets, hence no voltage generated

#2 same reason as #1

I bet the light globes are hacked and all that is occurring is the coil of wire is closing a circuit with the LED and an internal battery
 

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I've seen lots of fake perpetual motion and "free energy" vids
It is unnecessayr to include the term "fake" in this sentence. It implies there are non-fake videos of that type. There aren't. "free energy" and "perpetual motion" is a physical impossibility.

One used to be able to power a small incandecant lamp from a parallel circuit of coil and capacitor. That doesn't mean there was free energy. The circuit simply tapped the radio frequency energy from a (nearby) radio transmitter when tuned to the right frequency. So the energy isn't "free", it is supplied through very ineffective means by a big power consuming radio station.

I think I'll move this thread to the woowoo section aka twilight zone.
@mcgbilly : no bad feeling, please. I recognize that you are not proposing woowoo science here. On the contrary, you're asking the right questions. But with regard to the contents of the discussion the zwilight zone is a better place for this discussion.
 
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