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making your own wild thumper controller

hey.

just curious, has anyone ever tried to make their own motor controller like the wild thumper? with the fuses and everything, using arduino uno? i wanna try my hand at making one from recycled stuff.

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Designing a PCB with an ATmega328P-PU is not difficult. I've designed a couple of PCB's myself and had them made by Seeedstudio. Designing a H bridge powerful enough for the Wild Thumper is not that easy though. It's very difficult to find the matching N and P fets and keep the whole thing cool enough. Lots of other things to take in account.