Just a wonder...

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    ZOMGravity

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    ( Don't plan on powering anything, just a wonder. )

    Could I modifiy a computer case fan to produce a small amount of electricity?
    And if so, how could I store the electicity produced directly from the fan?

    Thanks,

    ZOMGravity :D
     
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    Interesting question ... but since this is entirely unrelated to Vista in any way, don't expect to get any useful replies here.
     
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    Ah, But it's the fan from a windows Vista computer. :D
     
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    Yes, you could if you run it in reverse (i.e. spin it with air) - it would just act as an inefficient generator ;). You'd need to store it in rechargeable batteries or something similar. As this is an electronics question, I've moved this to the off-topic lounge. Your best bet would be to ask on an electronics forum (if you PM me I can link you to a good one).

    Why do you want to do this exactly? :)
     
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    Well I have 2 old computers lying around and I wanted to do something fun over the weekend really. :D
     
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