INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE
V.R. "NA" LIVE STEAM LOCO. March 1st 2018

  Remote Control Systems (RCS)
 is pleased to announce our new 2.4 GHz DSM2 EVO-STEAM, TX-3, TX-5 & TX-7 pocket sized hand pieces 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$TBA (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x
# EVO-STEAM basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 HANDPIECE,
1 x DSM2-EM-MINI-v2 RX,
2 x Hi-Tec HS82mg servo,
1 x 4 cell AA battery holder,
1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.
ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
You can order suitable dry cells or rechargeable batteries separately.
A charger is available for Australian customers.

NA KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 229
 
NA KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 110
Servo reversers are not needed with the NA.
Loco is supplied with suitable metal mounting brackets.

 
Model Price Image Description
2.4 GHz 3 & 5 CHANNEL RADIOS (Servos not inlcuded).

RCS EVO-STEAM, TX-3, TX-5 & TX-7 2.4 GHz DSM2 TX's.
Infinitely adjustable
90º valve gear servo.  Set knob to desired direction and cut off.
300º knob for 90º control of the steam regulator = much smoother servo control.
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. 
# EVO-STEAM uses a regular PP3 9 volt battery. Battery life = 10 hours plus.
TX-3, TX-5 & TX-7 use AA batteries.  Battery life = 50 hours plus.
 
(Click the pictures for full information)

EVO-STEAM

A$119

DSM2 R/C for 2 x servo Live Steam locos.
Designed for both entry level Live Steam and experienced operators.
Same as the earlier TX-1 handpiece.
In Stock.
pdf instructions
TX-3 Upgrade

A$20

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.
Made to order only. 2-3 weeks delivery.
pdf instructions
TX-5 Upgrade

A$30

5 channel DSM2 R/C
Designed for Live Steam locos controlling the Johnson Bar, Regulator, Drain Cocks, Blowers & gas control etc.
Proper fully proportional Whistle function.
1 x Snap action servo for uncoupling.
In Stock.
pdf instructions
TX-7 Upgrade

A$60 DSM2 R/C for 2 x servo L/Steam locos.
Use with any DSM2 compatible RX including the Rx102-1(LR) 5 channel RX.
1 x Whistle function.
4 x 1/2 servo movement functions.
In Stock.
pdf instructions
MANUAL BINDING DSM2 RX.
Reliable low cost 5 Channel DSM2 2.4 Ghz Rx.
No Failsafe.  Turn off TX to cruise at last servo setting.

DSM2-EM-Mini-V2
A$22 Lemon brand 6 Channel DSM2 RX that is smaller than most standard 2.4 GHz RX's.
PDF Instruction manual
AUTOMATIC BINDING DSM2 RX.
5 Channel RX that is programmable for Live Steam servo direction & end points.

Replaces supplied Rx.  No Failsafe.  Turn off TX to cruise at last servo setting.
Built in Forward and Reverse LED lighting outputs.
Rx102-1(AB)LR
Upgrade
A$33 (L) Automatic Bind Long Range 5 channel RX.
RX can be in metal loco body with the shielded antenna tip exposed for extra range.
pdf instructions updated Feb 11 2018.
 
Model Price Image Description
4.8 VOLT 4 x AA HOLDER FOR RECEIVERS USING SERVOS.
4-AA-FLO
$ 10(L) 4 x cell  NiMH flat pack with standard servo plug. 
ON - OFF SWITCH
Plug and socket connections.
HT-7215
$8 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
SERVO.  
HS-82MG
A$ 35
 Hi-Tec® mini servo with metal gears for long life. 
The servo recommended by Accucraft for NA.

Model Price Image Description
BATTERIES
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.
CHARGER FOR Rx BATTERIES. (For Australian customers only)
Rx-CHARGER
$29
Mains powered Tx & Rx battery charger.
 
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.