How a Wimshurst Machine Works – Including Leyden Jars and How a Spark Gap Occurs

Another fantastic video from Rimstar explaining how Wimshurst Machines operate:

How a Wimshurst machine works, a complete explanation of how this very popular electrostatic generator works. Includes electrostatic, inductive charging, the neutralizer bars, collectors, Leyden jars and the spark gap.

Also here’s a bonus video of the Wimshurst Machine mounted to a bicycle :


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