HoJoPlans.com is a website that offers customers access to plans that enable them
to build a magnetic perpetual motion motor. The HoJo motor, as it is called, is a
type of generator that uses magnetic forces to produce free electricity. The design
of the Hojo Motor is based on the scientific research of Howard Johnson, an American
research scientist. The website claims that the product, once assembled, could reduce
electricity bills by at least 30%.
Howard Johnson was an innovative material scientist
who pioneered research in the area of 'spin transport electronics' or 'spintronics'
as it developed in the 1980s. Before his death in 1998, Johnson obtained 3 US patents
for a magnetic perpetual motion motor that uses enhanced magnetic forces to generate
electricity. The design of the 'HoJo' motor offered on the HojoPlans.com website
is based on Howard Johnson's research. Hojo Motor Plans offer purchasers an easy-to-follow
manual to enable them to build their own magnetic electrical generator. Other renewable
energy sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines, can be very expensive to
buy and install. The Hojo Motor has the advantage of being quick and inexpensive
to assemble at home.
The website claims that it is possible to build the magnetic motor using inexpensive
components in less than two days. These parts should be available in any hardware
store, and the simple design means that no building or engineering skills are required.
The Hojo Motor package contains plans and blue prints for a perpetual motion magnetic
motor that produces free electricity. It also includes a simplified version of the
HoJo motor that can be put together relatively quickly. The cost of component parts
for the motor is estimated at under US$100.00.
The Hojo Motor package contains both Howard Johnson's original plans for his magnetic
motor, as well as a simplified version of the motor plans. These simplified plans,
along with the shopping list of cheap components can be used to construct a Hojo
Motor to produce free electricity for domestic use.
The price of the Hojo Motor package is US$49.97.
The Hojoplans.com website was registered on July 16, 2012 and registration will expire
on July 16, 2016. The IP address is located at Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia, and
is linked to Telekom Multimedia Of Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
The individual authors of this website are unidentified. 'Hojo Motor Plans' is the
only contact name provided on the website or domain registry websites.
Is it a Hoax?
It is possible to find several positive reviews of this product, which claim that
the magnetic motor provides free energy, however, there has been convincing criticism
of the Hojo Motor, with reviewers such as Hank Mills refuting the possibility that
Howard Johnson's motor could function without further expert research and development.
Mr Mills notes that Howard Johnson's motor design was at an early stage of development
when he died, and that as it currently exists the prototype would be able to produce
only a tiny amount of electrical power. He therefore concludes that the Hojo Motor
Plans product is useless to non-specialists.