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The Basics: Homopolar Motor

Posted May 1, 2011 by Chris

One of the first and simplest projects any electronics hobbyist should come across is the homopolar motor. It consists of wire, a battery and a magnet. There are some variations, but these 3 elements are all you need to make a motor. Read the article to see the introductory theory and build steps. Nothing too complicated here, an oldie but goodie.

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