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by Ron S
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Stalling on Electrofrog points
Replies: 13
Views: 167

Re: Stalling on Electrofrog points

And a voltmeter will tell if the frog is correctly powered.

AS WTD said, diesels are better on frogs as they have more pick ups and the bogies can rock better than fixed wheel based steam.
by Ron S
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: 'I have lost control'
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: 'I have lost control'

One advantage of grand-children is that that normally go back to their home & let you "play" in peace - not like your own children.......( that is, if they are interested in the hobby)
by Ron S
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: PL-10 & PL-10e Pin
Replies: 11
Views: 437

Re: PL-10 & PL-10e Pin

Can I suggest you contact Peco direct ?
https://peco-uk.com/pages/contact-us
by Ron S
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: NCE Power Cab- sounds beyond '9'
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: NCE Power Cab- sounds beyond '9'

And is is described in the Powercab Manual under Programming and extended Function Control.
by Ron S
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: DC
Topic: Layout Electrical Help (please)
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Re: Layout Electrical Help (please)

I have found the same by a "mate" , posted his problems on 2 forums at the same time so I won't worry about helping on the forum I mainly visit & let the other forum keep on helping him.
by Ron S
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Elevation
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: Elevation

Outside of building up the base underneath to represent earth, etc , https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GVzoSeB-ihA/V0NSF2iHZAI/AAAAAAAACnc/2E9579bnbTIXWsq6P9lbfrYM93pcBHbWACLcB/s1600/CN%2Bbridge%2Btracks.jpg or build like this https://i.pinimg.com/736x/bc/a1/40/bca140fff2930b7bd026def7ad394936.jpg you coul...
by Ron S
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC controller upgrade advice?
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: DCC controller upgrade advice?

With that size layout, why not try NCE Powercab?
by Ron S
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic Board Questions.
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: Mimic Board Questions.

I guess another question is what brand of mimic board? Do you have a web link for it?
If it is one you are building, then it is completely upto you on where switches are located.

https://www.dccconcepts.com/manual/mimi ... art-tools/
http://www.009.cd2.com/members/how_to/c ... panels.htm
by Ron S
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic Board Questions.
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: Mimic Board Questions.

Can't one switch do both turnouts?
by Ron S
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Hammant & Morgan Controller
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Hammant & Morgan Controller

The US version will need a 240 to 120v converter to use it in Australia otherwise if you change the plug & plug it into Aust mains, bang will go the H&M https://www.jaycar.com.au/50va-240vac-to-115vac-stepdown-transformer/p/MF1091 https://www.wallcann.com.au/100w-step-down-transformer/?___store=defa...