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Is there a purely mechanical device that takes in clockwise or counter-clockwise rotation 'indiscriminately' and outputs in both cases clockwise rotation?

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  • $\begingroup$ Have you done a search and what did you find? What about driving two one-way clutches? $\endgroup$ – Solar Mike Oct 31 '17 at 6:35
  • $\begingroup$ I didn't know how to look for it, honestly. But I had forgotten the one-ways were a thing, thanks! $\endgroup$ – Thanos Maravel Nov 1 '17 at 14:43
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How about something like this, uses two one-way clutches : enter image description here

Output is clockwise from the front...

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  • $\begingroup$ This is just the thing! I had forgotten one-way clutches were a thing, honestly, but this looks great! $\endgroup$ – Thanos Maravel Nov 1 '17 at 14:44

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