BUDGET PRICED LIVE STEAM R/C

Assembled in Australia with the TX2 RF module (CE) supplied by DELTANG R/C in the UK.
The # EVO-STEAM hand-piece is marked CE.  It is FCC compliant but not tested or approved.
The # EVO-STEAM is intended primarily for controlling Live Steam locos.
H
as a Centre "Click" Knob for use with "Centre OFF" ESC's.
The # EVO-STEAM is suitable for use with "Low OFF" ESC's.

PDF INSTRUCTIONS
 
    A$119
SUITABLE RX'S ARE AVAILABLE HERE.
APART FROM THE TX HANDPIECE, USERS WILL ALSO REQUIRE:
1 x DSM2-Mini Rx with either End Mount or Right Angle mount servo pins.
1 x BATTERY HOLDER.  Either  AAA or AA size.  Dry cells or rechargeables.
1 x ON - OFF switch with charge lead.

1 x Regulator servo.  Use the biggest servo that will fit.
1 x Reverser servo.  Needed by most live steam locos.
1 x # SIG-REV servo reverser if needed per servo.  Saves reversing linkages.
                                       Other parts that may be needed:
1 x Servo extension lead per servo if R/C equipment is in the tender.
1 x R/C switch.  E.G. E-SWITCH for turning 5-6 volt water pumps ON - OFF.
1 x Pr of servo brackets.  Two sizes now available.
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2.4 GHz 5-6 CHANNEL RADIOS (Servos not inlcuded).
LOW COST!!! MANUAL BINDING DSMX/DSM2 RECEIVERS
No Failsafe means you can turn OFF Tx and cruise.
DSM2-EM-Mini-V2
$22 (L) Lemon brand 6 Channel DSM2 RX that is smaller than most standard 2.4 GHz RX's.
PDF Instruction manual
DSM2-RA-Mini-V2
$22 (L) Lemon brand 6 Channel DSM2 RX that is smaller than most standard 2.4 GHz RX's.
Ideal for Thomas & Friends.
PDF Instruction manual
BINDING PLUG WITH SPST PUSHBUTTON.

BINDER

$10 (L) Plug in Pushbutton assembly to enable external control of "Binding".  200 mm.
 
Model Price Image Description
HYBRID NiMh-ALKALINE LOOSE CELL RE-CHARGEABLE BATTERIES
See below for suitable battery holders.
LSD-AAA
$33 (L)
Pack of 4 x fully charged AAA ENELOOP
LSD hybrid batteries.
Ideal if you plan on using AAA size battery holders.
Please use only with locos up to 1 amp current drain.
LSD-AA
$27 (L) Pack of 4 x fully charged AAA ENELOOP
LSD hybrid batteries.
Ideal if you plan on using AA size battery holders.
Please use only with locos up to 1 amp current drain.
ALKALINE LOOSE CELL NON RE-CHARGEABLE BATTERIES
See below for suitable battery holders.
SB2413
$ 4 (L) LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AAA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
S4955B
$ 4 (L) LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
SB2423
$ 4 LOW COST QUALITY
9 volt PP3 Alkaline batteries for the
# EVO-STEAM TX handpieces.
Cannot be posted overseas.
ON - OFF SWITCH & BATTERY HOLDERS.
Plug and socket connections.
HT-7215
$10 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
HT-7216
$ 6
Hi Channel Battery holder holds 4 x AA size batteries in a square brick format. With a standard 3 place RX battery plug.
4-AA-TS  $ 6 (L)
Holds 4 x AA size batteries in a Twin Stick
 format.  Small size for small locos.
With standard RX battery plug.
 4-AAA-FLO
$10 (L)
Holds 4 x AAA size batteries in a FLat Open
 format.  Small size for small locos.
With standard RX battery plug.
4-AA-FLO
$10 (L) Holds 4 x AA size batteries in a FLat Open format.  Flat holder for under roof etc.
With standard RX battery plug.
EXTRA WIRING AIDS.
HT-7342
$4 (L)
Plug in 3 wire servo lead.  Can be used for lights, sound triggers etc. 
SL-6-Ex
$ 3 (L)  6" extension servo lead. Used where RX is separated from the servos.  EG Tender locos.
SL-12-Ex
$ 8 (L)  12" extension servo lead. Used where RX is separated from the servos.  EG Tender locos.
SL-2-WayS
$ 4 (L)  6" Short parallel connector Y cable to drive two servos from one RX output.  Useful for Garratt type locos which may also need # SIG-REV.
SL-2-WayL
$ 8 (L)   12" long parallel connector Y cable to drive two servos from one RX output.  Useful for Garratt type locos which may also need # SIG-REV.
SL-3-Way
$12 (L) 3 way servo lead splitter.
Ideal for use with 7-Ch-Rx for servo channel, battery supply and binding plug in one socket.
MICRO & MINI SERVOS.
HS-65HB
$40  Hi-Tec® micro servo with Karbonite gears & BB shaft for long life.   Use # 9g-S-Brack. Same size as the standard HS65MG servo used by Argyle Loco.
 HS-65MG
$49  Hi-Tec® micro servo with metal gears & BB shaft for long life.   Use # 9g-S-Brack.
The standard servo used by Argyle Loco.
HS-82MG
$35  Hi-Tec® mini servo with metal gears for long life. 
Use # 11g-S-Brack.
The servo recommended by Accucraft for the NA.
HS-85MG
$49 Hi-Tec® mini servo with metal gears & BB shaft for long life. Use # 11 g-S-Brack.
The standard servo used by Argyle Loco.
TP-MG90S
$10 TOWER PRO MG90S
Low cost metal gear servo.  Same size as HS82MG.  Use # 11g-S-Brack.
My experience shows they are reliable.
SERVO BRACKETS.  Made by Small Parts CNC in the USA.
Aluminium is drilled & tapped.  Screws supplied.
Holes drilled and screws supplied or flat sticking surface for mounting in a loco.
9g-S-Brack
$11 (pr) Suits HXT900, TP SG90, HiTec HS-55,
HiTec HS-65MG, HiTec HS-65HB &
Airtronics 94809
11g-S-Brack
$15 (pr) Suits Hi-Tec HS-82MG, HS-85MG & TP-MG90s servos.
RX ACCESSORIES & R/C SWITCHES FOR LIVE STEAM LOCOS.
SIG-REV
$12 (L) Small inline device that reverses the servo signal.  Needed if servo throw is backwards.
Saves reversing the servo in linkages.
WARNING !! Not suitable for HS82MG and up.
Very useful with
Kadee© servo uncouplers.
MRW-RSS
$29 (L) Relay Single Switch.
# MRW-RSS provides 1 x
1 amp trigger control functions for any channel used.
25 mm x 13.5 mm x 12 mm.
MRW-RDS
$39 (L) Relay Dual Switch.
# MRW-RDS provides 2 x 1 amp trigger control functions for any channel used.
25 mm x 13.5 mm x 12 mm.
MRW-SSDS
$39 (L) Solid State Dual Switch.
# MRW-SSDS provides 2 x
3amp trigger control functions for any channel used. 25 mm x 13.5 mm x 12 mm.  2 x = 4 functions. Switch lights ON-OFF.
MRW-SSQS
$49 (L) Solid State Quad Switch.
# MRW-SSQS provides
4 x 3amp. trigger control functions. 2 ea on any 2 chs. 25 mm x 25 mm x 12 mm.  2 x = 4 functions. Switch lights ON-OFF.
E-SWITCH
$12 (L)

Single Electronic Switch.  Any spare Channel turns on RX battery voltage supply up to 2 amps.
Cannot be used for sound triggers.