Non-circular gears and planetary gear.

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+9 1. TheIsingGuy commented 10 years ago

Is that your Engineering project? looks good, I also couldnt see why you chose this particular song
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+29 2. Urihep commented 10 years ago

This is so cool!
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+27 3. NathaneM commented 10 years ago

Truly awesome. :)
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+3 4. PortugaL26 commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) i agree with you, but why are you writing in portuguese?
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+10 5. samxgx commented 10 years ago

if i had not seen it, i wouldn't belive it was possible...
nice engineering
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+7 6. trancetunes (moderator) commented 10 years ago

#1, no it is not my project :P
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+10 7. kekke2000 commented 10 years ago

That is thinking outside the box! If someone would ask me how to get a circular gear to spin around a rectangular gear i would have said it was impossible. Now I know better.
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+6 8. Reaperdaddy commented 10 years ago

in my head, this kind of mechanism/shape are impossible... im glad that some example prooved me i was wrong...
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-20 9. andrer999 commented 10 years ago


#4: Why not?

Ás vezes penso que este site é nacional mas o pessoal não sabe, e andamos todos a falar inglês porque sim... :)

Comentem em português, só para saber quanto somos. ::(|)
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+7 10. Paul1968 commented 10 years ago

watching this is hypnotic, and very interesting. thanks uploader
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+16 11. Th3Lurker commented 10 years ago

OMG!!!! Did you see that???!?! It's a CRT monitor!!!!

Jokes aside this is cool!
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-19 12. PortugaL26 commented 10 years ago

#9 Então que se foda. vai mesmo na língua de Camões!

O gajo que fez isto é um génio do caralho
pela música será algum chinoca decerto.. 8-)
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+5 13. ringmaster commented 10 years ago

Something is wrong with comments and comment ratings these days.
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+5 14. nofreeusername commented 10 years ago

#4 I think he is portuguese ;)
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+3 15. dushan commented 10 years ago

#11 many engineers and designers are still using CRT monitors ;) , here is the answer why:
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+17 16. JimDunlop commented 10 years ago

Automatically and categorically downvoting comments that aren't in English or at least don't have a translation. Last I checked, Snotr was an English-language website. It's NOT or

Not sayin' that English is superior, but using it here is only a matter of common courtesy. I woudn't go onto a Portuguese site and start yammerin away in English either. ;)
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+2 17. go20 commented 10 years ago

#1 Maybe the guy likes asian music and since it is his video he decided to put asian music in it so who cares about the music? It's not like hes trying to put up a mood or "athmosphere" like spielberg would do huh?
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+7 18. slayer_x911 commented 10 years ago

the planetary gears were awesome
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-3 19. BMX_Tavi commented 10 years ago

what will this be useful for?
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+4 20. MoT commented 10 years ago

#11 Quote a 5-year old article why don't you. You don't think LCD technology has progressed hugely in the past 5 years? We have incredibly accurate 8-bit IPS panels with 178 degree viewing angles. 30" screens with 2650x1600 resolutions... something you couldn't even dream about on a CRT!
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-2 21. scratchy commented 10 years ago

#I was about to post the exact same question. >:)
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-2 22. MoT commented 10 years ago

I mean #15!
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+1 23. archis commented 10 years ago

This technology is the Devil!
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-6 24. Voutelamberopipi commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) #9 #12 Mais um aqui! :D Se levamos com pub em português pq é q n havemos de falar tuga crl?!
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0 25. dushan commented 10 years ago

#20 and #22 no, things are still the same ( more or less ) if you are a designer and you need realistic color display ;)
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+1 26. Searinox commented 10 years ago

#23 No it isn't, it's awesome to the max. O:)
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0 27. MoT commented 10 years ago

#25 A matte LCD IPS panel is very accurate. CRT's were far better than earlier LCDs, but LCDs have really come on, and high end IPS panels are incredibly accurate.

Let's not forget CRTs have a huge sheet of glass over them causing reflections and a glossy effect!
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-1 28. kaleemsaudia commented 10 years ago

is this a American airplane :P gear ? :P
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+1 29. thoruus commented 10 years ago

"I also couldnt see why you chose this particular song" - because he's an excelent engineer? ;-)
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+1 30. just4ads commented 10 years ago

At the beginning of the video, there has a chinese newspaper under the gear.

So, because he is chinese, he choice a china folk song....."MoLiHua(Jasmine)".

And I can see a word on the newspaper: ??(Nanjing)

Did you guys know Nanjing? :)
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+3 31. zerorain commented 10 years ago

their just making the same job harder..
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+3 32. AryanKnight commented 10 years ago

-as an American Industrial'Designer, -i can advise that the two initial elliptical-gears indeed serve a useful purpose of obtaining an accelerating/decelerating output from a constant-speed driver (right-side gear); -however, the other examples are merely demonstrating interesting mechanical-decor which have no particular useful purpose other than 'artistic curiosity', --which is fascinating to the layman in that it appears rather goofy to one's mind's-eye... -INVENTECH / SanDiego, Calif.
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+1 33. zf1 commented 10 years ago

#13 whats that? if you discover any bugs you should describe the symptoms here so that admins can try and find out what causing them.
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-2 34. Highmeadow commented 10 years ago

#30 - No, I don't. Do you know Jack? ;)
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+1 35. multikiller91 commented 10 years ago

new gearbox comming out these days :))
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-2 36. dushan commented 10 years ago

#27 are you a designer? ;)
Well, I have new 24" LCD purchased this year, it was damn expensive, and after all settings and tweaking, I still can't get colors suitable for any print design job, on the other hand my old 19" CRT is perfect, because I don't need "incredibly accurate" colors, I need realistic colors...

But I won't argue with you, we are off topic anyway :D
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-5 37. roman2010 commented 10 years ago

impressive engineering = yes
interesting video = no
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-1 38. PortugaL26 commented 10 years ago

you, impressive stupidity = yes
interesting comment = no :)
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+3 39. Sizzlik (admin) commented 10 years ago

Kinda metallic spirograph..
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+2 40. ALF commented 10 years ago

That's it. I'm making a clock face like that. Right now!
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0 41. darkmas commented 8 years ago

that triangle spinning wheel looked taken out from a huge scale excavator wheel, whilst the last smaller one, from a smaller similar drilling monster.