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by yelrow
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Heljan 99121 Turntable
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: Heljan 99121 Turntable

Ians, agree, hence my view that controller was to blame. The old Dublo ones output in my view, is not compatible. to modern day more delicate equipment. Trying another controller, should/ would prove it.
by yelrow
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Heljan 99121 Turntable
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: Heljan 99121 Turntable

hi, do you have, or can you borrow a better controller. When you contacted Heljan, did you mention the controller you were using.. A H&M 2000, is far more up to date, and i wonder about compatability. Do you have a model shop, who would try it on their controller. There does not seem, as you have co...
by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: Freesat. Box

i am without a smart tv, as would need a uk one, and nobody will post.
by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: carbon brushes/springs
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: carbon brushes/springs

MG , dont think they are the same, but no doubt somebody will know better. Need another dublo person.
by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: Freesat. Box

Good question. My understanding, is they both use same satelite, but .......
by yelrow
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Any tips for making holes for track pins?
Replies: 21
Views: 447

Re: Any tips for making holes for track pins?

Ian,i have been saying that for years.I, Never use pins, always, diddy screws. What a sensible man.
by yelrow
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: Freesat. Box

thanks guys. My dish is on the ground, fortunately. I went to the guys house who lent me his. He just used his mobile phone to align. Pointed it at the sky. I had to point out that if i pointed my, non smart phone at the sky, it would probably say, You cannot be serious. Will look at the app. Sky wa...
by yelrow
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: Freesat. Box

Hi, Brian, thank you. Being ignorant, can you clarify. How is the internet involved. I have sat dish, as was, and sky box connection, in freesat box. Does that work via internet. Our speed is awful.
by yelrow
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: Freesat. Box

A french friend has lent me a freesat box, pending arrival of mine. Works fine, but programs, keep momentarily freezing, bit like streaming. Is this normal, or have i done summat wrong. thanks .
by yelrow
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: carbon brushes/springs
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: carbon brushes/springs

Hi, my dublo locos, have not had new brushes/ springs, in 25 years. They run happily on half inch long carbon, and you can cut the springs in half,and adjust tension, accordingly. If you really need new ones, look up Dublo man, on the net. He has them, but they will need fettling, eg, springs cut. T...