OTC-X1 Downloads

Dimensions of Mystery

Are the design secrets for an operable craft encoded in Carr's poems?

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OTC-X1 Toy Kit Plans

Is the OTC-X1 your first

real space craft?

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 Carr's US Patent

Otis T. Carr's Amusement Device

Was Carr denied a patent for an

operational craft?

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OTC-X1 Machine Shop Schematics

Schematics adapted from Carr's plans:

27AUG2018 Hollow UTRON: PDF Download 51 KB

11JAN2016 Part 1  :  PDF Download 2 MB

11JAN2016 Part 2  :  PDF Download 16 MB

Atoms for Peace

Some say the art in this brochure may contain clues to Carr's secrets.

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Tesla's Notes on Unipolar Dynamo


Otis T. Carr claims to have known and learned from Nikola Tesla.  Ralph Ring, who worked with Otis T. Carr at OTC Enterprises in Apple Valley, CA, remembers Carr retiring to his office and pouring over a coveted binder of notes whenever challenges were encountered.  Other researchers we've interviewed, who'd met  Carr before he passed in 1983, confirm the binder existed.  Carr greatly valued those notes and believed they were stolen.


Although Carr's toy kit plans and US Patent don't provide explicit wiring details, a Pod member - an Electrical Engineer and Tesla enthusiast, who prefers to remain anonymous - suggested  Forbes' Unipolar Dynamo as the most probable wiring-foundation for the OTC-X1.  Simple experiments demonstrating Lenz's Law and Faraday's Law of Induction to generate electricity and magnetic force indicate how rotation and counter-rotation of this craft's two moving parts may be invoked.


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Tesla's Notes on a Unipolar Dynamo



In the video, below, I attempt to provide an overview of how the OTC-X1 craft may be wired by leveraging the principles presented in Tesla's notes.  Whether an anti-gravity effect would result remains to be seen.


The Hollow UTRON


The pods say that the hollowed-out part of the UTRON should be spherical, not cone shaped as seen in the illustration.  An inner spherical hollow should consume approximately 50%-75% of the inner volume of the UTRON.  The OTC-X1 machine shop schematics suggest overall UTRON dimensions and scale.




This image , along with the schematics, may help illustrate to your local machinist the  design you may have in mind.  The illustration above employs a snap-together fastener that has not yet been completely designed, tested, or manufactured by anyone that I know; however, I have seen one UTRON that had employed threads.


A Threaded Hollow UTRON

These very fine machine threads were located at the periphery of the UTRON's spherical hollow and appeared to have been milled into the concave sections in one piece.  Male threads appeared to have extended just a few millimeters above the hollow of one cone to meet the female threads inset into the hollow of other.


The threaded design allowed the two halves to be snuggly screwed together, such that the seam at the equator was imperceptible.  At first gander, I didn't notice it was a two-piece UTRON.  It was a nice bit of machining work.


UPDATE AUGUST 27, 2018: The Australia Pod provided updated machine drawings for a UTRON that includes a spherical hollow.


The new set of drawings enables a harmonic relationship with all parts of the craft's geometric design. The original workshop design specifications are correct in their dimensions, though this UTRON design allows for the hollow to be filled, if desired.  The hollow has a specific correlation to the geometry of the OTC- X1.  Its relationship with the inner disk and outer hull is geometrically proportionate to the speed of light.

~Australia Pod


In other words, the geometric relationships between the inner disk (accumulator frame), outer hull, and the UTRON's spherical hollow is proportionate to the speed of light.  During my Skype call with the Australia pod, he mentioned a similar geometric & light-speed relationship exists with the Giza pyramids.


Will the threaded UTRON be water-tight or would it leak?

It may or may not leak.  I also wondered whether vibration through normal operation would loosen the two halves, causing its contents to spill.


Carr's Toy Kit plans mention putting electrolytes inside.  If the threads aren't enough to make it water-tight, I thought that perhaps a fine groove could machined into the flat faces of the half cone (between the threads and the equator) to accommodate a small rubber grommet.  This way, it may create a fluid-tight fit while still allowing the UTRON to be snuggly screwed together with no gaps appearing at the equator.


Mercury!  What if I put mercury inside a hollow UTRON?


NOT a good idea.


!  !  !  WARNING !  !  !



Do NOT attempt to fill aluminum UTRONS with mercury, as many have suggested on-line.


While aluminum is protected by a surface layer of inert transparent oxide (AL2O3) that forms rapidly in air, providing excellent corrosion resistance, any elemental aluminum exposed by a scratch, would allow the mercury to combine with it to form an amalgam, thereby destroying the aluminum.


Video demonstration: Mercury Attacks Aluminum


The UTRONIC Effect


In 1984, Walter Baumgartner constructed an OTC-X1 prototype and wrote about the UTRONIC effect.



OTC-X1 Experiments by Walter Baumgartner




According to the Pods’ interpretation of the late Otis T. Carr's and Walter Baumgartner's writings, the UTRONIC effect taps the atom's energy, somewhat similar to gently cracking an egg shell.  Unlike conventional atomic energy, it does not require brute force.  At least this is the theory.  They say there are three conditions that must be met to create the effect.


1. You must have the UTRON shape; and, it must:

   a. be made of metal (with paramagnetic properties, such as aluminum),

   b. incorporate a hollow sphere in the middle, which would be filled with matter; and,

   c. be wrapped in wire from tip to tip (see Toy Kit Plans).


2. The UTRON must be in motion (rotating or orbiting)


3. The UTRON, while in motion, must be exposed to a magnetic field generated by an electromagnet.  The Pods feel it’s worthy to note that in his recorded radio interviews, Otis T. Carr never mentions the use of permanent magnets.


About Induction

If a conductive material or wire moves through a magnetic field, current will be induced to flow in that conductor.  It doesn't matter whether it is the conductor that is moving, or the magnetic field.  With relative motion, induction of current will still occur in a conductor (such as a copper wire).  VIDEO DEMONSTRATION OF Faraday's Law of Induction and Lenz's Law.


I’ll attempt to explain the theory of the UTRONIC Effect, as it’s been explained to me.  First, I’ll address it in the context of the UTRON as a component of the OTC-X1 system and then I’ll describe how to test the theory using a stand-alone UTRON.  Remarkably, over the years, no Pod member has yet tried this; but, we have met and talked to one person who claims to have done this; and, he tells us that he had observed some extraordinary results.


As a component of the OTC-X1 system

The OTC-X1 Circular Foil Craft incorporates six UTRONs attached to an Accumulator Frame (or central rotating disk) that rotates on a spindle.  The UTRONs are cantilever-mounted at a forty-five degree angle near the  edge and through open holes of the Frame.  Six truncated pie-shaped "Capacitor Plates" sandwich the Frame's periphery and are evenly spaced between the UTRONs.  These "Capacitor Plates" are made of aluminum and do not function as capacitors.


When the Frame rotates, the UTRONs and "Capacitor Plates" pass through the openings of a set of twelve evenly-spaced C-shaped electromagnets affixed to the inner periphery of the outer hull, which leverages known forces to invoke the Accumulator Frame’s clockwise rotation and the outer hull’s counter-rotation.  Motion is achieved by applying a charge (Direct Current) to the capacitor plates and energizing the coils of the electromagnets.   (See Tesla's Notes on Unipolar Motor)


When the UTRONs achieves a certain orbital RPM relative to the Earth’s rotational speed on its axis, and as they pass through the flux fields generated by the C-shaped electromagnets, magnetic pulses (or waves) will begin to emanate from the UTRONs core.   Induction plays in at least one - possibly two - ways.


First, current will be induced to flow in the coils wrapped around each UTRON as they intersect the C-shaped electromagnets' flux fields.  If this current is wired into a load, such as the charge being placed on the capacitor plates, or into a recharging circuit for a battery providing that charge, the two moving parts of this craft may exhibit a braking force.


Second, and theoretically, current will be induced from the zero-point as the UTRON's core pulses energy.   The assumption is this energy is magnetic.  If it exists, it may be another form of energy or wave.  Current from the UTRON's core may compound that current already being induced by the C-shaped electromagnets -- perhaps enough to overcome the braking force of the load and keeping the entire contraption in operation.


As a stand-alone UTRON – how may it be tested for the UTRONIC Effect?

Here is where things get spooky-weird and interesting.  Extraordinary claims of bizarre results have been made.    It's what inspired the experiment.


As you may have seen on my YouTube channel, a UTRON was mounted to a motor and spun at 90K RPM.  At the time, the UTRONIC Effect was not at the forefront of my mind; but, other Pod members were well aware of it and were asking me to make specific requests; namely, to fulfill the three test conditions outlined above.

Ultimately, while these two gentlemen acquired a high speed electric motor designed for model aircraft capable of 100K RPM, other UTRONIC Effect conditions were not met.  Specifically, the UTRON used in the video above was not milled with a spherical hollow.  It was solid; and, the magnets were not electromagnets.  They were neodymium permanent magnets.  The coil was not connected to a power source; so, it was not energized.  Even if it were, I doubt the brackets would have been capable of creating a dense, if any, magnetic flux field.  Please  see the machine drawings and research electromagnets for guidance on designing and crafting C-shaped electro magnets for your experiment.


Regarding the bizarre claims of physical anomalies made by our source who conducted this experiment, we're unclear whether the hollow UTRON was wrapped in wire and about the UTRON's diameter.  Our assumption is that it was not wrapped in wire for this test and that its diameter may have been about two-inches.  If you attempt this experiment without the wire wrapping attached, it's possible that  anomalies may still occur.  The Pods have repeatedly mentioned the RPM would be relative to the Earth's spin on its axis.  The diameter and RMP have an inverse relationship.  As the diameter increases, the RPM requirement decreases.  For a 20" diameter model, the RPM requirement works out to approximately 580 RPM, whereas a 1" UTRON would require on order of 100K RPM.  These numbers are approximations.


As of February 27, 2017, other Pod members have decided to become more active, setting their sights on conducting this particular experiment on their own, and performing other work. on their models.  My hope had been, and continues to be, that others will attempt to faithfully duplicate the conditions of this experiment to determine whether there's any merit to the claims made.


I am curious to learn whether the bizarre anomalies reported to us can be duplicated. I’ll not state the results here, so that we may independently hear from others and compare their results with what we've been told.


Regarding the material placed inside our source's UTRON, I'm told it was an amalgam of three elements, which I need to confirm with the Pods: Mercury, Cesium, and I think the third was Rubidium?   The rationale for selecting these three elements involves their belief that Otis T. Carr had used Rosicrucian language to cloak the secrets of a functional craft in his collection of poems, Dimensions of Mystery, by using names, like Robert and Suzanne, etc.


I asked about the use of mercury as one of the three elements; because, mercury dissolves aluminum on contact.  They say in an amalgam, mercury becomes inert.  I’m not a chemist; so, I don't know what would happen.  If you choose to try any of this, please do your research and follow appropriate safety practices when handling and mixing these materials.


The spherical hollow of the UTRON, according to Otis, can be filled with anything.  Another thought offered by the Pods  is that sea water may the best material to put inside; because, it contains a broad range of elements from the periodic table.  Also keep in mind corrosion.  How will sea water, or any other material you put inside, affect the boundary layer of aluminum over time?  Water is a solvent and will corrode almost everything.


Naturally, all of this business about the UTRONIC Effect is extrapolation, theory, and hearsay. It could be complete and utter nonsense.  Personally, I'd like to see the experiment duplicated to determine whether the anomalies are can be duplicated.

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Although Carr's and don't provide explicit wiring details, a Pod member - an Electrical Engineer and Tesla enthusiast, who prefers to remain anonymous - suggested  Forbes' Unipolar Dynamo as the most probable wiring-foundation for the OTC-X1.  rotation and counter-rotation of this craft's two moving parts may be invoked.

According to the Pods’ interpretation of the late Otis T.