INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE ARGYLE LOCO
NSWGR. "C-38" LIVE STEAM LOCO.  July 1st 2021

  Remote Control Systems (RCS)
KIT ALSO SUITS MOST GAUGE # 1 TENDER LOCOS. 
ADD 1 x EXTRA SERVO FOR REVERSER IF FITTED.


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COMPLETE R/C KIT FROM ONLY A$273 (free postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x #
RCS DU-Tx1 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 handpiece,
1 x # AB-Rx v2-TM Auto bind RX. (Diversity Antennas).
1 x # DS-65MG servo, (Same as HS65MG).
1 x 4 cell AA ENELOOP battery, 1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.
1 x # 15cm-m-f servo extension lead. (Loco to tender connection).
1 x Wall wart battery charger. (Optional extra)
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
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ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
You can order welded rechargeable battery packs separately.
A charger is available for Australian customers.
COMING SOON            C38 WHISTLE.

C38 KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 273
 
C38 KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 144
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 150º 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.  Use # AB-Rx v2-TM Rx plus # PIN-8-PB. 
(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
AUTOMATIC BINDING DSM2 RX's.
Low cost 5 Channel DSM2 2.4 Ghz
RX.
Disabled Failsafe.  Turn off TX to cruise at last servo setting.
N.B. Last 31 mm of dual 10 cm antennas need to be exposed for maximum range.
AB-Rx v2-EM
A$35 (L)
Xenon Rx's with twin 10 cm Diversity antennas.
End Mount pins. Clear heatshrink covered.
PDF Instruction Manual @ 28/05/21
AB-Rx v2-TM
A$35 (L) Xenon Rx's with twin 10 cm Diversity antennas.
Top Mount pins. Clear heatshrink covered.

PDF Instruction Manual @ 28/05/21
USE # PIN-8-pb TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE RCS # AB-EM & # AB-TM RX's.
AS ONLY ONE # PIN-8-pb IS NEEDED FOR ALL RX's. YOU CAN SAVE MONEY.
PIN-8-pb
A$10 (L)
US$
Push-button plug in ZH cable for Pin # 8.
Allows # AB-TM Rx's to be fully programmable.
Download how to program an AB-Rx
 
 
Model Price Image Description
ON - OFF SWITCH & BATTERY HOLDER.
Plug and socket connections included in kit.
RC-SWITCH
$12 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
4-LSD-AAF
$ 49 (L)
Pack of 4 x fully charged AA ENELOOP
2,000 mah LSD hybrid batteries. JR Plug
15cm-m-f
$5 (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.  
DS-65MG

$33
DUALSKY® Digital micro servos.
With Metal gears & dual BB shaft for Long Life.
23 mm x 11.5 mm x 24 mm. 
Mount holes 28.5 mm
Small enough for use in cab of Gauge # 1 locos.

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

$33
Mains powered 4.8 volt Rx battery charger.