Lasted edited by Andrew Munsey, updated on June 14, 2016 at 8:53 pm.
Updated May 17, 2010
The licensing of what was formerly Lutec technology is now being handled by Evergreen Enterprise International, Ldt (EEI) of Hohg Kong.
They claim "the ability to Amplify Electricity. 1 Kilowatt can now become 4.25 Kilowatts or multiples thereof via the Evergreen Electricity Amplifier (EEA)."
No products are available commercially yet that we know of.
December 11, 2013 memo. It appears that the Lutec site is down or gone since the last part of 2012. You can view archive version of these pages at Archive.org
http://www.lutec.com.au - "The first free energy machine to be developed to commercial stage anywhere in the world."
The Lutec Electricity Amplifier (LEA) More than triples the electricity it receives!!!
Patents - numerous applications filed some 1999 patents in "granted" status.
http://www.evergreenltd.com.hk - "Manufacturers from all over the world are invited to express interest in license purchase." Lutec 1 MW plant concept image.
Evergreen Electricity Amplifier "Here at Evergreen we have tamed the lightning for you and placed it in a Bottle."
About Us - "EVERGREEN ENTERPRISE INTERNATIONAL LTD of Hong Kong owns the sole and exclusive rights to negotiate and contract all global, regional and individual country licenses to deal commercially with the EEA technology. Such licenses allow the licensee to commercially exploit the technology in the described area or region. Exploitation of the technology by a licensee includes Sub licensing, (conditional upon EEI approval of the sub licensee) design, modeling, prototyping, manufacture, distribution, sale installation and service of purpose built products by the licensee using this remarkable new technology."
See http://archive.org to view prior versions of these pages.
Opportunities - "Wanted: Electricians from all over Australia!"
The rotor has permanent magnets embedded and stands in oil drum like fashion on a top and bottom bearing allowing it to spin freely through 360 degree rotation. External to the rotor, steel cores are wound with copper wire and placed in a fixed position independent of the rotor. Now of course the rotor cannot spin freely any more because the magnets are attracted to the steel core of the coil and so this is acting as a locking brake. The key is in how to cause the magnet to pass the steel core of the coil that is trying to attract then hold the magnet and so prevent the rotor from revolving.
As the magnet is attracted to the steel core of the coil it pulls the rotor with it, this is then motion caused by “Natural Magnetic Attraction". When the magnet is situated in the appropriate position opposite the steel core of the coil a short pulse of electrical energy is caused to be sent through the coil windings. This has the effect of turning the steel core temporarily into a magnet of like polarity to the permanent magnet. This causes repulsion from each other and so the revolution of the rotor continues. Absolutely critical to the efficient running of the machines is the accuracy of the timing and duration of the switching of the input pulse. The rotational speed is dictated by the amount of electrical energy of that input pulse. There is a lot of energy stored in the rotor created by the motion, however the motion itself is the result of the magnets being attracted to and then repelled from the steel core of the coils.
http://www.lutec.com.au/lea_test.htm - "The LEA depicted was constructed by others independently from Lutec Australia Pty Ltd, to specifications provided by Lutec. This proves that overunity results can be replicated by others."
Free Energy - No Fuel Magnetic Motor - Sky News Australia. (YouTube August 02, 2007)
It's not an all-magnet motor but includes an electrical component.
"Imagine a device that could power your house for free." The energy source might be free, as in solar, wind, tide but the device will not be free. This is the calibur of accuracy of this hype piece.
Ever since the Sky News Australian TV segment aired last year, we've gotten a couple of emails a week from people alerting us to this video. In case you're wondering, it's Lutec, in Australia and no, we still don't know of any independent validations of their claims. -- (Congress:Founder:Sterling D. Allan April 27, 2008)
[A party in] China [is] partnering with John Christie and Lutec (Evergreen Eneterprises). They claim to have 250 KW "energy amplifiers" allegedly being constructed in China somewhere, according to John Christi.
The http://www.lutec.com.au/ website is "in process of being updated". The following photo has been posted, as the only contents on the home page, showing five banks of ten bulbs, a load that is probably able to demonstrate at least 5 kilowatts, at 100 Watts per bulb. The device is about 1 meter in diameter and 1 meter high, with large electrical cables protruding, going over to the bank of lights.
Before this, the site didn't change much over the past few years, other than link to it's manufacturing site, which never returned my recent email asking for more info. The manufacturing site has been claiming to be in process of licensing the technology out to interested parties. -- Congress:Founder:Sterling D. Allan
An email from Lutec to someone else seemed to imply that they were saying their technology has been validated by SGS, "the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company."
"This invention has recently changed hands, as John Christie and Lou Brits have since sold their intellectual property and rights of their free energy machine - for approximately $30,000,000 AUD! Apparently they are now working on wind turbines." http://freeenergynews.com/Directory/Electromagnetic/Lutec/June21_2008_update_on_Lutec1000.doc
I am flat out designing the commercial units of 125 and 250 KWH on request. Further we are also snowed under with interest and visitors from around the world. Cheers, LU
Theory Behind Lutec Motor (pdf) - Lutec purports a prototypes that amplifies electricity by at least five times. If valid, this technology could help solve the energy crunch. In this document, Lutec addresses the question: "Where does the 'EXTRA' energy come from?". No back EMF is part of the equation. [back-up on file]
The question is, will they allow an independent test that measures power in and power out i.e. dc in and dc out? If so, the result is more important than the theory that tries to explain it.
One more question, if it is doing what it says, they should be able to do a closed loop demo, i.e. self powering. If not..I dont' buy it.
The description really doesn't say anything other than they think they have an OU device. No useful information, especially since Lutec is still unverified.
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"Single module produces 1260 Watts while consuming 210 Watts -- nearly 6x amplification."
Says their final product testing is scheduled to be completed in March, 2008, with products being made available soon thereafter in Australia and New Zealand.
Not taking orders yet
Soliciting "sophisticated investors".
Home page reports: "TEN D CLASS SHARES IN LUTEC ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO SOPHISTICATED INVESTORS ONLY. PRICE IS AUD 100 000 EACH. APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE A LETTER FROM YOUR ACCOUNTANT CONFIRMING “SOPHISTICATED??? INVESTOR STATUS."
LEA Video - "Lutek Electricity Amplifier" demonstration alleges 280 Watts input and 636 Watts output, for an efficiency of 227%.
Device appears to be about 8 inches high, and 16 inches in diameter.
A sparking is evident in the region the may correspond to the commutator.
alleges 280 Watts input and 636 Watts output, for an efficiency of 227%.
Input and output meters duplicated (same make and model), apparently in series.
DC Input: ~34 Volts ~3.8 Amps = 129.2 (x2 = 258.4 Watts)
DC Output: ~84 Volts ~3.9 Amps = 327.6 (x2 = 655.2 Watts)
three sets of six bulbs serve to demonstrate resistive load (~36 Watts each)
operation is fairly smoothe and quiet
speed of rotation is too fast to estimate visually no rpm readout
No walkaround of aparatus
No close inspection of experimental set-up
New video posted. No voiceover, no description. According to meters shown, there is an input-to-output ratio of 2.3x more output than input.
Device is about the size of a washing machine drum. (est. 2.5 feet high by 2 feet diam.)
Spins with essentially constant speed for duration of 12-second video
No walk-around of aparatus.
6.3 amps DC, 28 V DC in. Total: 178.4 Watts in.
6.8 amps AC, ~60 V AC out. Total: 408 Watts out.
COP 2.3, minus other factors that meters might not be catching, or which might be hidden.
Meters are not labeled "input" and "output". They probably would not be producing a video if they thought their efficiency was the inverse of 2.3x.
Three rows of six bulbs (18 total) are lit. 408 Watts divided by 18 is 44 Watts each.
Sparking is seen in the area that could be the commutator
Lutec banner is seen in background.
No rpm readout. Vibration rate of sound gives estimage speed of around 1500 rpm.
Lutec site updated - Patent developments visits from scientists from around the world shares update.
Company claims that generator that will produce up to 1000 watts of DC electricity twenty four hours a day, every day, which will be stored in a battery bank and then inverted to AC power and connected directly into the home or business.
In 1998 Ludwig (Lu) Brits and Victor (John) Christie applied for patent protection over an invention titled “A Means of Controlling a Rotary Device???. The invention, the brain child of Lu Brits, was further developed by the two men from an existing concept design of Lu’s and were subsequently granted patent in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Mexico, Israel, Turkey, Russia, Eurasia, South Africa, Africa, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and many other countries.
In 2007, Lutec contacted New Energy Congress member, Congress:Former Member:Mark Anthony Dansie to have him come test their device, because an investor in the U.S. specifically requested him as an NEC representative.
However, Lutec expected Mark to use their testing equipment and to use their testing protocol, and those were not acceptable terms for Mark, and rightfully so.
A reasonable approach would have been for him to propose a testing protocol, which they could have rejected or approved. And if they rejected his protocol, they could have given their reasons, and given Mark a chance to amend his protocol to their satisfaction as well as his.
Allowing him to use his own testing equipment is a no-brainer prerequisite for any valid test.
The Permanent Magnet Generator - Lutec Inc. claims to have devised a machine that harnesses that energy and turns it into electrical power that absorbs no fossil fuels... (UWeekly Nov. 11, 2009)
Free Energy - No Fuel Magnetic Motor - Sky News Australia. (YouTube August 02, 2007)
Lutec Demo Video Alleges Over Unity - Video appears to show 4.25 W rectified DC going into the spinning device, which meanwhile is producing 15.4 W AC, for an efficiency of 362%, but full visibility lacking. (PESN Sept. 10, 2005)
Lutec 1000 Evades Holy Grail - Progress report on the Australian company that claims to have a commercially ready free energy device. Not free energy, not ready. (PESN June 24, 2005)
[Cairns men invent Free Energy Machine http://freeenergynews.com/Directory/Electromagnetic/Lutec/June21_2008_update_on_Lutec1000.doc] - Two Cairns inventors yesterday unveiled a world first commercial machine which can power a house from a permanent, clean, green and virtually free energy source. The machine, developed by Brinsmead mechanical engineer John Christie and Edge Hill electrician Lou Brits, has an international patent pending and is expected to go on the market for $4000-$5000. (Cairns Post Newspaper'' This article courtesy of "It's Time" Newspaper, issue No. 89, released early 2001.)
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Contrary results have been reported by independent testing.
Intellectual Ownership Controversy - lifted from Adams?
On June 11, 2006, New Energy Congress member, Congress:Member:Greg Watson wrote:
About 2 months ago I was contacted by some potential investors, through a patent attorney I know, about the machine. I contacted the Lutec guys and they offered me to have a look at the machine and do any test I wanted. I suggested running the machine from a Super Cap energy bank and running the output into a resistor which heated water. The idea was to charge the cap bank to a fixed voltage and then allow it to discharge through the resistor until the water temp had risen say 10 deg C. Then measure the voltage on the cap bank and determine the energy used from the voltage drop and compare that against the temp rise in the water. You would expect to see a very close result between energy used from the cap bank to the energy input into the water to raise the temp 10 deg C.
Then I suggested we insert the Lutec machine in the middle, recharge up the cap bank and let the machine do it's thing, switching it off when the water temp had again risen 10 deg C. Again measure the voltage drop on the cap bank. One would expect if the machine were OU to find less energy had been drawn from the cap bank using the machine than had been drawn from the cap bank without the machine.
They refused to do this test saying they had more than enough test data and didn't need to do this test even though they had invited me to inspect and test their machine. They never went forward with the test and the potential investors are still scratching their heads whether to invest or not. "May the buyer beware".
Lutec send me a report on the validation of the Lutec LEA device by the Danish Technology University on the 7th of August 2008. This report contains many serious errors in both math and measurement methods. For instance the report claims a 1 Ohm resistor carrying an average current of 3.07 Ampere dissipates about 56 Watts. Ohm's law says that a 1 Ohm resistor carrying 3.07 Ampere dissipates 9.4 Watts (Power= Current^2 Resistance).
The basic error in all their measurements is that they use equipment intended to measure DC currents and voltages on pulsed currents en voltages. Equipment for DC measurements are simply unsuitable for these type of measurements and show anything but the correct value. The only suitable equipment to measure pulsed signals (voltages or currents) is an oscilloscope.
Anyway if I put all the numbers mentiod in the report they send me in the correct place I get an efficiency of 73%. This is way less than the 200% efficiency they claim in the report they send me. Based on the report it is safe to say the Lutec device is just another hoax.
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