INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE ARGYLE LOCO
NSWGR. "C-38" LIVE STEAM LOCO.  Mar 1st 2018

  Remote Control Systems (RCS)
 is pleased to announce our new 2.4 GHz DUAL USE DSM2 TX-1, TX-3, TX-5, TX-7 & TX-9 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$238 (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x #
DU-Tx1 basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 handpiece,
1 x DSM2-EM-DIV RX. (Diversity Antennas).
1 x Hi-Tec HS65mg servo,
1 x 4 cell "Flat Pack" AA battery holder,
1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.

1 x # SL-6-EX servo extension lead. (Loco to tender connection).
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. At present a reverser kit is not available.
Ideas for mounting servos in 1:32 scale Gauge # 1 locos.
Click here. Courtesy of Ryan Bednarik
.
ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
You can order suitable dry cells or rechargeable batteries separately.
A charger is available for Australian customers.

C38 KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 238
 
C38 KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 109
Servo reversers are not needed with the C38.
Loco is supplied by Argyle with suitable metal servo mounting brackets.
Model Price Image Description
RCS DU-Tx-1 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. 
(Click the pictures for full information)
DU-TX1  $129 DSM2 3 x CH R/C TX
For controlling Live Steam locos.
Same as our earlier TX-1 in a new smaller case.
In Stock.

pdf instructions
MANUAL BINDING DSM2 RX's.
Low cost 5 Channel DSM2 2.4 Ghz
RX.
No Failsafe.  Turn off TX to cruise at last servo setting.
N.B. Twin antennas need to be exposed for maximum range.
DSM2-EM-DIV
$39 (L) Long Range Lemon w/Diversity antennas.  RX can be in metal loco body with the shielded antenna tips exposed.   End Mount pins.
 
 
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
$ 10 (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 (L) Suits HXT900, TP SG90, HiTec HS-55,
HiTec HS-65MG, HiTec HS-65HB &
Airtronics 94809.
Sold in pairs.

Model Price Image Description
BATTERIES.  Sold separately.
SB2423
$ 4 (L)
LOW COST QUALITY
9 volt PP3 Alkaline batteries for TX handpieces.
S4955B
$  4 (L)
LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
LSD-AA
$28 (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.
CHARGER FOR Rx BATTERIES.
Rx-CHARGER

$29
Mains powered 4.8 volt Rx battery charger.
 
COMING SOON
INFORMATION ON CONVERTING THE ELECTRIC C38 TO BATTERY R/C.

  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.