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Free energy fan? Is this even possible?

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I've never heard of anything free energy that works. But this video is pretty convincing... Anyone want to rip apart a couple hard drives and a fan and give it a shot?


EDIT: Also, "I have mounted the magnets using the stickytape." makes me lol every time. Just the way he says it.
Edited by SgtSpike - 6/4/12 at 10:42pm
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It's fake
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But how? It was a good fake...
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If it's a fake it's a damn good fake.
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its not fake. in germany they have a bullet train that operates the same way. you basically have different polarities whcih makes the fan spin. if you  have 2 magnets  on one side they will stick together  if you flip it it will push the other magnet away. you do that really fast and you have motion.

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Quote:
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its not fake. in germany they have a bullet train that operates the same way. you basically have different polarities whcih makes the fan spin. if you  have 2 magnets  on one side they will stick together  if you flip it it will push the other magnet away. you do that really fast and you have motion.

No it's not fake I was kidding but it's not a perpetual motion machine either, as that's not possible.

You cant create energy. Its just converting the magnitism into energy and so after some time the magnets will no longer be magnetic
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post #7 of 15
It's not even close to real. He must have mounted a battery somewhere. Wouldn't really be hard to do. Check out one of his other videos and you'll know this is totally fake.
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post #8 of 15
The fan motor does NOT work as a generator, all brushless DC fans have a Diode(a device that will only allow the electricity to flow one way) in them.
EDIT: Some fans don't but that's only in really cheap fans
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post #9 of 15
This is no free energy. He took the basic principle of Maglev and applied it here. Misleading title.

You are converting magnetic energy into kinetic energy. You cannot create energy [well, you can convert mass into energy based on E=m(c^2)].
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And if you needed more proof, here he is explaining one of his illusions:Pretty well done I must say.
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