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Wizard question

Benno1600

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Hi all, I have a wizard generator with the double magnets and no separate Lt coil. Just wondering if anyone can tell me what output voltage I should be getting from it? Thanks
 

Target Driller

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12/15/2019
Once the engine is running for a bit, you can connect up your volt meter to measure output.
On my Wizard friction generator w/double magnets when the engine fires the output measures 15vdc, the volt meter displays a steady drop as the engine is coasting down in rpm's and the output at its lowest reading is 5vdc and immediately after it fires the output is 15vdc
 

AussieIron

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08/07/2018
What model type is t? Some, (eg type A1), were for low tension igniter engines. Some were for high tension buzz coil/sparkplug engines. (eg, R1, and Hk, I think they are). The low tensions usually have a coil between magnets, but not always.I have a few, but am after a high tension to operate a buzz coil.- cheers -Neil.
 

eddie bedwell

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Hi Benno1600,
I have a double magnet Wizard, Type R1, which is for Jump Spark (spark plug) type ignitions that use a vibrating coil to produce the high voltage spark.

I tested mine with just with a volt meter across the terminals, without the Wizard being connected to any coil etc., and it produced :-
Approx. 3.25 volts @ 2,000 Rpm.
Approx. 2.55 volts @ 1440 Rpm.

From the results posted by Target driller above a unit connected in a circuit may produce a higher output.

Hope this helps.
Cheers,
Eddie B.
 

Benno1600

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Hi all, thanks for the info. Mine is a hk for spark plug ignition. It produces about 11.5 volts at about 700rpm from memory. The manual I have seen doesn't designate voltage, only speed interestingly enough.
 

AussieIron

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08/07/2018
Hook it up to a good buzz coil and a drill on the shaft, that should see if it's ok or not. A normal hand drill wont over rev it and shouldn't harm it. HK was for buzz coil, or "jump spark" as they called it. Wire the coil as you would for battery.
 

Benno1600

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Hi all. Update. I hooked it up to a t model buzz coil and it powered it just spinning it by hand and got a really good zap at fairly low rpm on a drill. Should be a good thing!
 
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