Using a capacitor to charge a battery

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by mekennedy1313, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. mekennedy1313

    Thread Starter New Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    I am aware this is possible. I am also an electronics neophyte. The idea I'm exploring is a dual charging circuit for a homemade wind generator. The norm is for charging to start only after windspeed is sufficient to generate a voltage higher than the batteries. I'd like to add a circuit that will collect energy in low wind conditions until there is enough to dump into the battery then repeat. I have no idea of the circuits or how to control the process. Any help appreciated.
  2. Bernard


    Aug 7, 2008
    If you're using an alterantor,might be possible to use a V doubler or trippler, best bet take DC into a 'Boost ckt" which can also serve as V reg.There have been several posts lateley on buck & boost ckts.