[Peripherals] Charging the XO off a bicycle dynamo
sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Jan 2 13:11:15 EST 2009
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 9:13 AM, Matt York <myork at ompt.org> wrote:
> Thanks for your response.
> After reviewing the web page on Cow Power, I can't understand how the Cow is
> attached to the prototype.
> Does the cow walk in a circle around a pivot like this image?
Indeed. The cow/buffalo/bull/donkey walks in circles rotating the main
shaft. The prototype isn't quite complete, as far as I could tell when
I visited Khairat last year. Arjun could tell us more on where it
stands and what else needs to be done with it.
> Or does the cow pull the prototype behind on wheels (like a Tonga cart)?
> Enlightening the world with technology,
> Matt York
> Executive Director
> Sameer Verma wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 9:50 PM, Matt York <myork at ompt.org> wrote:
>>> *Arjun Sarwal wrote:
>>>> We switched over to using an alternator from a dynamo in our cow power
>>>> setup because of similar issues mentioned below.
>>> How are you spinning the alternator? Do you have images or video of the
>>> linkage/drive train?
>> Here you go! http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Cow_Power
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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