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Old 11-06-2012, 01:34 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by kuksul08 View Post
Now that's cool. I hadn't seen it. The only thing I was aware of was something like the sonicare toothbrush charger. I wonder what the range is though. I don't mind plugging things in with 95%+ efficiency if I'm going to have to stay within 6 feet of a source anyway. Also would the sources waste energy even if nothing is being used?
The experiment was done with a distance of 300 feet. I will dig up some pictures. Yes, it is for real. And, the MIT wireless energy is very inefficient. They can claim nothing.

Also, yes, if the source is on, it is wasting electricity. It is resonant transfer, that primary coil has to continually be on and resonating for it to put out an electric field.

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