INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE ARGYLE LOCO
NSWGR. "C-38" LIVE STEAM LOCO.  Sep 1st 2017

  Remote Control Systems (RCS)
 is pleased to announce our new 2.4 GHz DSM2 EVO-STEAM pocket sized hand piece for Live Steam locos.
RCS TX's are marked CE and are FCC compliant but not tested or approved.


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COMPLETE R/C KIT FROM ONLY A$241 (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 EVO-STEAM & Rx102-1(AB)LR RX,
1 x Hi-Tec HS65mg servo,
1 x 4 cell AA battery holder,
1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.

1 x # SL-6-EX servo extension lead. (Loco to tender).
Please note.  This kit controls just the steam regulator.  Direction is set by the screw reverser in the loco.  For R/C control of the reversing, extra parts will be needed.  Contact RCS for advice.
Please note we can no longer supply pre-made 4.8 volt NiMh packs or the charger used to charge them.  

Other chargers are available.
You can order suitable dry cells or rechargeable batteries separately.
ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
Cost = A$ 241 plus postage.

C38 KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 241
 
C38 KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 122

Model Price Image Description
2.4 GHz 3-7 CHANNEL RADIOS (Servos not inlcuded).

RCS EVO-STEAM 3 Ch 2.4 GHz DSM2 TX.
300º knob for 90º control of the steam regulator = much smoother servo control.
If fitted, Infinitely adjustable 90º valve gear servo.  Set desired direction and cut off.
1 x Full servo movement output (Whistle?). 
Can also be used with "Centre OFF" & "Low OFF" ESC's for battery R/C.
"Low OFF" ESC's operate battery R/C just like you do with live steam. 
No servo reversing on TX handpiece. 
Supplied with a regular PP3 9 volt battery. Battery life = 10 hours plus.
 
(Click the pictures for full information)

EVO-STEAM

$119

DSM2 3 x CH R/C TX
For controlling Live Steam locos.
Same as our earlier TX-1.

pdf instructions
TX-3
$139 ENTRY LEVEL "PLUS" DSM2 R/C
Designed for both entry level Live Steam and experienced operators.
Johnson Bar, Regulator &
3 x Snap action servo functions.
pdf instructions
TX-5
$149 5 channel DSM2 R/C
Designed for Live Steam locos that require controlling the Johnson Bar, Regulator, Drain Cocks, Blowers & gas control etc.
Proper fully proportional Whistle function.
1 x Snap action servo for uncoupling.
pdf instructions
TX-7
$179 DSM2 R/C for 2 x servo Live Steam locos.
Use with any DSM2 compatible RX including the DSM2-EM(AB) 5 channel RX below.
1 x Snap action Whistle function.
4 x 1/2 servo movement functions.
pdf instructions
AUTOMATIC BINDING DSM2 RX's.
5 Channel RX that is programmable for Live Steam servo direction & end points.

No Failsafe.  Turn off TX to cruise at last servo setting.
Built in Forward and Reverse LED lighting outputs.
Rx102-1(AB)LR
$54 (L) Long Range 5 channel RX.  RX can be in metal loco body with the shielded antenna tip exposed for extra range.
pdf instructions
PLUG IN LEDS FOR DIRECTIONAL CONSTANT BRIGHTNESS LIGHTING.
ONLY TO BE USED WITH ABOVE RX's.
Installation may require some cutting and soldering.
LED-3mm-G
$ 6 (L) Standard 3 mm green LED on a plug in cable.
Use as refernce light when programming etc.
LED-3mm-WW
$10 (L) Warm White 3 mm High Intensity LED on a plug in cable.  Follows Front & Rear direction.
Use for reference when programing.
LED-5mm-WW
$10 (L) Warm White 5 mm High Intensity LED on a plug in cable. Follows Front & Rear direction.
Use for reference when programing.
 
 
Model Price Image Description
ON - OFF SWITCH & BATTERY HOLDER.
Plug and socket connections included in kit.
HT-7215
$10 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
4-AA-FLO
$ 6 (L)
Holds 4 x AA size batteries in a FLat Open format.  Flat holder for under roof etc.
With standard RX battery plug.
SL-6-Ex
$3 (L)
6" extension servo lead. Used where RX is separated from the servos.  EG Tender locos.
Simplifies uncoupling tender from loco.
SERVO supplied in kit.  
HS-65MG
$49
 Hi-Tec® mini servo with metal gears for long life. 
Servo recommended by Accucraft for the C38.
SERVOS BRACKETS IN STOCK.  Made by Small Parts CNC in the USA.
Aluminium is drilled & tapped.  Screws supplied.
Holes drilled and screws supplied or flat sticking surface for mounting in a loco.
9g-S-Brack
A$ 11 (pr) Suits HXT900, TP SG90, HiTec HS-55,
HiTec HS-65MG, HiTec HS-65HB &
Airtronics 94809

Model Price Image Description
BATTERIES.  Sold separately.
SB2423
$ 4
LOW COST QUALITY
9 volt PP3 Alkaline batteries for TX handpieces.
S4955B
$  4
LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
LSD-AA
$27 (L)
Pack of 4 x fully charged AAA ENELOOP
2,000 mah LSD hybrid batteries.
Ideal if you plan on using AA size battery holders.

  CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON BASIC CENTRE OFF BATTERY POWERED ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROLLERS.
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON ADVANCED LOW OFF CONTROL BATTERY POWERED ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROLLERS.