Release the kraken!

It is time to release the beast: the first version of our new generation of high-voltage power supplies is now published on our website! You’ll find all the information to assemble your own power supply on the hvps-x section of the website. All components are available from the download page. Build instructions are already present […]

Electro-hydraulic actuator animates soft mini-robots

Here is a very nice application using a Peta-pico-Voltron HVPS to power electrostatic actuators: Electriflow, designed by Purnendu at University of Colorado Boulder, based on Christoph Keplinger’s HAZEL actuators. Link to article in Electronics Weekly: Electro-hydraulic actuator animates soft mini-robots by Steve Bush, 22.07.2021. Link to open-access conference proceeding. It’s always encouraging to see this […]

Journal article on Peta-pico-voltron

We have published the Peta-pico-Voltron project in Hardware X, which is a peer-reviewed open access journal from Elsevier. Schlatter S., Illenberger P. & Rosset S. (2018). Peta-pico-Voltron: An open-source high voltage power supply. HardwareX, 4, e00039. It presents a completely standalone version of Peta-pico-Voltron with a battery and touchscreen. The information on this configuration will […]

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