Author Archives: jonathan

New projects available!

A new project has been made available; Temperature Controller. This is (as the imaginative title suggests) a relatively simple temperature controller for single-ended loads. This can be used to control heaters, fans, refrigerators/freezers, and so on. See the project page … Continue reading

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Flexible Servo Controller

Finally, after significant delays, Flexible Servo Controller is now published and freely available! At the moment there's no video to quickly demonstrate its functionality, so see the front page of the documentation for a brief explanation.

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Temporary downtime

After a short period of temporary downtime (changed hosting provider) Rabid Mantis is now back, with a new project --- Braking Resistor; a power-dump primarily intended for handing regenerative power from low to mid-power servo and stepper-motor drives. Expect a … Continue reading

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Upcoming projects

There are a few projects that are still at varying stages of progress and will probably be documented and put online given enough interest (hint hint). They are; A 60W DC-DC flyback converter, 9-15 V in, 0 - 200V out, … Continue reading

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Hello world

This is Rabid Mantis, shouting "Hello!" to the world. At the moment four well documented and tested open source hardware projects are available here, with more to come. See the How-To section for a description of how to get started … Continue reading

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