Firewinder adds LEDs to wind powered lighting

Energy & Sustainability
Firewinder adds LEDs to wind powered lighting

The “Firewinder”, developed by British maker/inventor, Tom Lawton, is a hanging, wind-powered light that spins horizontally to illuminate LEDs in a spiral motion across its face. The brightness of the LEDs depends on how fast the turbine spins which allows for a cool visualization of the wind in its immediate vicinity. Really simple application, but effective nonetheless.

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4 thoughts on “Firewinder adds LEDs to wind powered lighting

  1. Jim K. says:

    Cool, now to add POV to it…

  2. W Thomas Payne says:

    Interesting toy, but it provides no viable illumination.

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