Wimshurst Generator

Wimshurst Generator Demo Picture
Wimshurst Generator Demo Picture

  • Hand-cranked charge separator. Generate large sparks for
    entertainment or for use in various electrostatic experiments.
  • Use generator to charge capacitor plates or Leyden Jar.
  • Dip conductive pith ball in between parallel plate capacitor
    hooked to W-generator; crank W-generator; pith ball bounces back and forth
    between plates.
  • Located in L01; section A2, covered in plastic bag.