People pedal powered computer charger

Author avatarVélo M² | Last edit 9/12/2019 by Clementflipo

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The people pedal powered computer charger is based on a bicycle in a stand that drives a generator. The power is converted to the charging voltage of the computer.
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
2 day(s)
Categories
Energy
Cost
200 EUR (€)

Introduction

The project Vélo M2 plays with PPP (people pedal powered) applications. In Brussels, where we're based, we're having PPP open-air cinéma projections, PPP mobile fablab workshops and PPP music scenes and DJ sets. www.velom2.be

This projects takes the PPP to a smaller scale of charging a computer. In order to demonstrate the accessibility, we're construction the device in a remote town in Sweden, Torsby.

Materials

- bicycle stand

- wood

- generator

- display

- converter

- plug

Tools

- woord or metalworking tools

- multimeter

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