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by Rog (RJ)
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Clive Sinclair
Replies: 5
Views: 176

Re: Clive Sinclair

I had a ZX81 (built from a kit) but not a C5.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Hornby
Topic: Hornby and the price increase.
Replies: 72
Views: 1990

Re: Hornby and the price increase.

Wilko's sell terminal strips in 2 or 3 sizes at good prices.
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Sep 09, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 12
Views: 294

Re: New to the forum

Welcome Kevin.
by Rog (RJ)
Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: An idea for a new layout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: An idea for a new layout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bit of a cliff hanger! Failed to reach 88 miles per hour :D
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Neptune Street
Replies: 79
Views: 29593

Re: Neptune Street

Just upload to youtube and then post a link to it.
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Twisting bus wires
Replies: 15
Views: 647

Re: Twisting bus wires

I'm not referring to internal cable but underground cable that used to contain up to about 800 pairs or more and ran for a number of miles. Even overhead open wire trunk lines would have twists in them. I'm not saying that twists in bus wires are necessary but hopefully helping people to understand ...
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Aug 15, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Twisting bus wires
Replies: 15
Views: 647

Re: Twisting bus wires

If your bus wires are in close proximity to other wiring then twisting the bus wires can prevent interference between the bus wires and the other wires. Telephone cables, for example, have twist in the individual pairs of wires to prevent interference and overhearing. Another recommendation is to ke...
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Aug 12, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: maxium locos on dcc
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: maxium locos on dcc

The early Elite manual does say that it provides 3 amps to the tack and that 1 amp is reserved for accessories. I always thought this was wrong and later manuals amended the power available figures.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: maxium locos on dcc
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: maxium locos on dcc

The Elite only puts 3 of those 4 amps onto the track, the other amp goes for accessories.... This is not true. Hornby clarified this point some time ago. 4 amps is available to the track. Quote from the Elite manual sort of confirms this "The Elite is supplied with a 4 amp transformer. This provide...