electrostatic generator

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Synonyms for electrostatic generator

electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity

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In his Clapham workshop, Wimshurst made several types of electrostatic generators, often introducing modifications to improve them.
Lightning Rod and Franklin's Static Electricity Tube, Box of Leyden Jars (demonstrating the first "battery", built and named by Franklin), Franklin's Electrostatic Generator and Thornton Oakley's "Mural of Franklin's Lightning".
Behind it, four electrostatic generators use LP records to create electrical charges, then store the energy in Leyden jars.
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