posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 05:23 AM
Originally posted by loveguy
Just a little help for my friends'.
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These are 3oz cups filled with soil. One conductor is made from 115vac solid copper cut into 3" lengths. The other conductor is zinc coated
"hurricane clips" cut into strips.
One lead is negative the other is positive and has a diode/resistor connected to it.
This is how they powered the early telegraph wires.
edit on (7/1/1212 by
loveguy because: I need a new smiley for my edit sig
ETA; it's really not a storage device for energy like it being named a battery would seem to entail...it's more of a way to access then deliver
energy to a storage device; like a battery.
edit on (7/1/1212 by loveguy because:
Wow that earth battery is amazing. Doesn't it run out once the salts are depleted ? or do you add more water ?
And what's the amperage ?
It almost as amazing as a radio that doesn't need any electricity or advanced electronics, like this foxhole radios:
Only need a safety razor, a paper clip and some thin wire.
A) Paper Clips
B) Metal Thumbtacks
C) Razor Blade - Single Edged and Steel
D) Safety Pin
E) Pencil Lead
F) Jumbo Paper Clips
G) Nail - 1 1/4”L
H) Base Board 4.5”x6.5”x0.25”
I) Coil Assembly = Toilet paper tube, magnet wire 28 gauge