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.
Model Price Image Description
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
$ 8 (L) Small inline device that reverses the servo signal.  Needed if servo throw is backwards.
Saves reversing the servo in linkages.
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.