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- Sat Aug 21, 2021 6:56 am
- Forum: The Real Thing
- Topic: Horse drawn collier trackways question.
- Replies: 5
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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 ...
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...
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.
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...