Added a drive wheel

A project log for Kinetic accent lighting

A wall sconce accent light powered by kinetic energy

travisrwheatleytravis.r.wheatley 07/05/2014 at 16:410 Comments

Added a 4" pulley that will act as the drive wheel. I attached this to the 400:1 planetary gear system. This combination should get me pretty close to my target performance. However, after a couple of test spins the high torque involved proved to be a bit too much for the small cotter pin that holds the drive assembly to the central shaft, so need to get myself a new and perhaps sturdier pin before proceeding.