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Coupled motor/generators
# 5K40.45


Description: Two small permanent magnet DC motor/generators are provided. These are hand-cranked devices that can be used to power a small light bulb, or they can be coupled together so that one is the generator and the other one is the motor. When coupled together, crank one by hand, and the handle on the other one will then spin.

Hazards: None

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 3 minutes

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Meiners 31-2.16 Two small permanent magnet dc motors are coupled so when one is driven mechanically, the other will spin. Picture.

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