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Bedini Motor Charging 12 Volt Lithium Battery With 6 Volts AA

Bedini Motor Charging 12 Volt Lithium Battery With 6 Volts AA

I am charging a 12.6 Volt Lithium battery pack that I made using a bunch of 4.2 Volt 4000 mAH cells. The total AH rating of the Lithium pack is 32 AH. And I am charging this up with some AA flashlight batteries in series to give me 6 Volts.

I have my Bedini SSG running in the office full time these days. During the winter months it is easier to keep it here where I have a warm place to work and run my experiments I have some AA batteries I need to discharge for a project I am working on. So I tossed 4 AA batteries onto the front of the SSG to power it.

There is a 75 mA draw on the flashlight batteries so they should last quite a long time considering they are rated at 2300 mAH. I figure I should get maybe 30 hours of run time on a charge.



The batteries I am charging up in this video and article are from Battery Hookup. They cost me pennies on the dollar.



Now many people say that the Bedini Motor (SSG circuit) is just a 1 to 1 battery charger at best. Most say there are losses so the output current is even less than the input. But using 6 Volts to charge 12.6 Volts cannot be explained using conventional energy. This is also not possible with a standard charger.

Something else people forget to consider is the motor itself. The Bedini Motor is called a motor for a reason. There is also a rotating flywheel which can be used to do some work. At one time I had a box fan blade attached to my Bedini SSG and ran it as an air filter and air conditioner at the same time. I had copper coils running through ice water and attached to the front grill. On the back side I had an air filter. Triple duty plus a battery charger. And it did not draw extra current to run that. I was using the existing flywheel energy.

If you consider that the drive batterie are only providing 75 mA to run the motor and charge the Lithium battery pack, then this is impressive. A 6 volt motor generally uses more than 75 mA itself to run. Even if you divide the input power in half to count for charging the batteries, then you only get 37.5 mA for the motor, which is quite low.

Many ask me to prove that the batteries are being charged up. Well, look at the rising voltage. See how much work can be done when they are charged. But you cannot directly measure radiant energy with normal volt meters. The two types of energy are not compatible. Try to measure water flow through a pipe with a volt meter. It wont work. We currently do not have volt meters to measure the radiant output of these devices. But we can see the work performed by the battery once its charged.





Another affect of charging batteries with a Bedini Motor is that it restores badly sulfated lead acid batteries. I have done this with much success through the years. But I have never tried to charge up or restore an old Lithium battery on this. I cannot find much information on the internet about it either. So I am performing yet another experiment at the same time.

So far the Lithium battery pack seems to be taking the energy well enough. I have not seen any problems such as overheating or bulging of the cells.

The output of a Bedini Motor is pulsed due to the spacing of the magnets around the wheel. I have read conflicting information about pulse charging a Lithium battery. Some sources say it is bad for them while others say it is good for them. I guess experimentation will show me the results over time.



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