VIPER ESC's
DIGITAL PROPORTIONAL 6 &12 AMP
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROLLER's  (ESC).

ESC's MADE IN THE UK BY MTRONIKS RADIO CONTROL.

LOW COST ESC's THAT FEATURE PLUG IN MODULAR COMPONENTS FOR EXTRA FUNCTIONS.

SIMPLIFIED WIRING DIAGRAM COURTESY OF MyLocosound.

USE WITH ANY REGULAR 2.4 GHz MULTI CHANNEL RX. SOLD SEPARATELY.
SUPER SMALL 6 & 12 AMP ESC's ARE TOTALLY SOLID STATE. 
NOW IT IS FINALLY POSSIBLE TO BATTERY POWER YOUR SMALLEST
"G" SCALE LOCOS & MANY "0" SCALE LOCOS.

"CENTRE OFF CONTROL"
Just one channel, (ie one knob) is used to control both speed and direction. 
RCS HAS THREE DIFFERENT VERSIONS AVAILABLE:

VIPER-10-12 VIPER-10-24 VIPER-20-24
5-6 AMPS AT 12 VOLTS
(10 amp peak)
 5-6 AMPS AT 24 VOLTS
(10 amp peak)
10-12 AMPS AT 24 VOLTS
(20 amp peak)
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DESIGNED FOR USE WITH ALL RCS TX HANDPIECES.
Can only be supplied as CENTRE OFF control.
Centre OFF Speed & Direction on Ch # 1.  Can be assigned to Ch # 3.
CONTROL 2 x LOCOS FROM MOST RCS TX HANDPIECES.
EASY PLUG IN INSTALLATION WITH JST CONNECTORS SUPPLIED.
A FLEXIBLE BATTERY R/C SYSTEM THAT ALLOWS FOR PLUG IN ACCESSORIES TO EXPAND THE SYSTEM CAPABILITIES.
See below for directional constant brightness lighting.
Contact RCS for information if using other brands of TX's.
VIPER ESC's use a 100 Hz PWM frequency which may cause an audible hum at low speed depending on the loco.
They require a suitable 4/6 Channel RX and TX handpiece.

SUITABLE FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED BATTERY LOCOS.
15 volts actual is the absolute maximum for the # VIPER-10-12.
A
fully charged 4s Li-Ion battery can reach 16 volts & may cause erratic operation.
10 x AA cell 12 volt ENELOOP battery package deals are now available.
Or, you can use a 3s Li-Ion battery for 11.1 volts.
Another way to reduce the voltage is to use two 3 amp silicone diodes in series on the battery + line to the ESC.  RCS can supply an in-line 2 x DIODE voltage dropping insert free of charge.
See https://www.rcs-rc.com/pages/acc-batt-charger

VIPER-10-12

$49

7.2 v to 12 volts. 6 amps - 10 amp peak.
Basic PDF instructions
READ THE FULL SPECS

DIODE-DROP

$10

Allows the use of a 4s (14.8 volt) pack without exceeding max voltage capability of the VIPER-10-12 ESC when the 4s is fully charged.

FOR MEDIUM TO LARGE LOCOS REQUIRING AT LEAST 12 VOLTS.
Absolute Max is 24 volts actual.  6s Li-Ion (22.2 volts) or 16 x NiCd/NiMh cells.
VIPER-10-24

$79

12 v to 24 volts.  6 amps - 10 amp peak.
Basic PDF instructions
READ THE FULL SPECS

SERIOUS GRUNT FOR POWERING REALLY BIG LOCOMOTIVES.
Absolute Max is 24 volts actual.  6s Li-Ion (22.2 volts) or 16 x NiCd/NiMh cells.
VIPER-20-24
$89

12 v to 24 volts.  Up to 12 amps.  20 amp peak.
Supplied with heavy duty cabling for:
Battery using Tamiya connectors.
Motor using standard bullet connectors.

READ THE FULL SPECS

VIPER ESC's DO NOT HAVE DIRECTIONAL CONSTANT LIGHTING.
The # MRW-SSLS solves the problem.
DUAL CONSTANT BRIGHTNESS FORWARD & REVERSE LIGHTING R/C SWITCH.
Power by R/C BEC or Traction batteries.

Provides 2 x Lighting controls. Can be used with any spare channel for manual R/C control.
The
# MRW-SSLS reads direction of motor channel to
automatically change lighting direction.
When using LED's, the supplied 1k dropping resistors must be fitted.
FOR A SHORT TIME ONLY. AN INTRODUCTORY HALF PRICE OFFER.
MRW-SSLS
$29 (L)
$ 14

Solid State Lighting Switch.
Lights are ON before loco moves.
PDF Instructions
BASIC INSTALLATION KITS.
BIK-U6A
$45  6 amp Battery Installation Kit.
   Prewired 2.5mm charge jack.

Low Profile.  Terminals on top.
BIK-U6B
$45  6 amp  Battery Installation Kit.
  Prewired 2.5mm charge jack.
Ideal for box cars.  Terminals on back.
GO HERE FOR DUAL USE 2.4 Ghz DSM2 TX HANDPIECES & RX's.
GO HERE FOR EVO LOW COST 2.4 Ghz DSM2 TX HANDPIECES & RX's.
GO HERE FOR SUITABLE BATTERIES & CHARGERS.
GO HERE FOR CONNECTORS.
GO HERE FOR INSTALLATION KITS.

U-BEC-5v

$10 (L)

BEC 3.5 Amp 5 volt supply to drive servos
that control accessory functions such as Kadee uncouplers. A  7.4 volt pack is ideal.

SIG-REV
$ 12 (L Small inline device that reverses the servo signal.  Needed with Kadee© servo uncouplers.
DO YOU HAVE ARISTOCRAFT & BACHMANN PnP SOCKET EQUIPPED LOCOS?
TRY OUR # PnP-ADAPT.  Works with any brand of R/C.
PNP-ADAPT-3a
$29 3 amp Plug'n'Play adaptor for the standard AC/Bach socket.  A version.
 Bridge rectifier is under pcb.
PDF Instructions
PNP-ADAPT-3b
$29 3 amp Plug'n'Play adaptor for the standard AC/Bach socket.  Version "B".  Bridge rectifier on top of pcb.  Underneath is clear.
PDF Instructions
USE ANY ESC POWERED BY CONSTANT TRACK VOLTAGE.
TPPU-3
$19 PIC SOON 3 amp Plug'n'Play adaptor for using constant track voltage as the on board power supply.
Fused for use up to 25 volts.
PDF Instructions.
TPPU-6
$24 PIC SOON 6 amp Plug'n'Play adaptor for using constant track voltage as the on board power supply.
Fused for use up to 25 volts.
PDF Instructions.
PLUG IN LIGHTING, SOUND TRIGGERS & FUNCTION CONTROLS.
CLICK "HERE"


USE ANY RCS TX HANDPIECE FOR VIPER-10 ESC's.
EACH TX WILL REQUIRE A STANDARD 9 VOLT ALKALINE TRANSISTOR BATTERY.

Contact RCS for information if using other TX's.
VIPER ESC's do not have directional constant brightness lighting outputs.  
Use Rx102-1(AB)LR or MRW-SSLS.
  
DAMAGE CAUSED BY MISUSE WILL BE OBVIOUS TO US & IS NOT GUARANTEED.
IF YOU BLOW IT UP & TELL US HOW YOU DID IT, WE MAY WARRANT THE ITEM ANYWAY.
 
THE PWM OUTPUT OF THESE MOTOR DRIVERS SHOULD NOT BE USED WITH ANY DCC DECODER EQUIPPED LOCOS.

PLEASE NOTE.

RCS DOES NOT PROVIDE PRINTED INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL ESC'S.

PDF instruction booklets are available for the brand of R/C being used + FIVE  different sound systems.

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