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      12-19-2019, 03:55 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Miko M View Post
I think he meant what Nikola Tesla said over 100 years ago... wireless is possible.
Yeah the way NT did wireless power transmission with resonant coupling is well understood and you can do it yourself with a tesla coil and resonant antenna(s).

Unfortunately there are a bunch of downsides, not the least of which is getting RF burns from anything metal you touch in the field. That sucks.

There are other demonstrated ways to transmit power over large distances wirelessly but none of them are very practical. I'm sure we'll eventually solve this problem but it's not coming any time in the foreseeable future.