Minato is going Big-Time! - 12/04/97

Date: Thu, 4 Dec 1997 20:06:24 -0800 (PST)
To: vortex-l@eskimo.com
From: Michael Randall
Subject: Minato's PPM Update


Here is an update on Kohei Minato's over-unity permanent magnet inventions.

Minato is currently having manufactured, over in Japan, a large unit, (4) connected 10 foot long units, that can power 30 homes.

It is estimated to be finished by February. CNN is scheduled to report on it when ready.

Minato also has a home powering unit. Both size units are based on his USA Patent 5,594,289 that uses a battery to start and stop the unit.

The USA sales representative is Bob Vermillion and his e-mail address is:


No web site yet but Bob Vermillion's office is in Century City, California and he said he can answer your technical, marketing, and manufacturing questions.

He just came back from visiting Minato's lab in Japan and was impressed seeing the units working versus seeing the photo's. A power demonstration unit to is expected to arrive from Japan in January.

There currently is no USA manufacturing being done and licenses are available worldwide.

I mentioned to Bob that there is also a large interest for a permanent magnet rotor/stator unit that is self-rotating and self-starting, like Minato's bicycle wheel design.

I also mentioned that a table top version of this, for the student or as an "executive toy," would sell quite well. He didn't know this.

If any of you do e-mail to Bob for info, mention to him about the need for a table top version of the bicycle wheel and where you got his address!

Regards, Michael Randall

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