INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE
V.R. "NA" LIVE STEAM LOCO.  Aug 1st 2016

  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$296 (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 EVO-STEAM & Rx102-1(AB)LR RX,
2 x Hi-Tec HS82mg servo,
1 x 4 cell AA battery holder, 4 x LSD-AA ENELOOP Batteries,
1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.

Add A$20 for the Basic + 5 function TX-3 handpiece.
Add A$40 for the Mid Level 5 function TX-5 handpiece.
Add A$60 for the Top Level 7 function TX-7
handpiece.
ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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.

 NA STEAM BASIC KIT  NA STEAM BASIC + KIT  NA STEAM MID LEVEL  NA STEAM ADVANCED
         

For a small full function TX handpiece select from the EVO-STEAM, TX-3, TX-5 & TX-7 handpieces.
Bind as many locos as you wish to one TX hand piece.

 
Model Price Image Description
2.4 GHz 3-7 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. 
TX-1 & TX-7 use a regular PP3 9 volt battery. Battery life = 10 hours plus.
TX-3 & TX-5 use AA batteries.  Battery life = 50 hours plus.
 
(Click the pictures for full information)

EVOLUTION
STEAM "A"

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.. 


pdf instructions
TX-3

A$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

A$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

A$179 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.
pdf instructions
MANUAL 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
A$39 (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
 
Model Price Image Description
4.8 VOLT 4 x AA HOLDER FOR RECEIVERS USING SERVOS.
4-AA-FLO
$ 4 (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.
 
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.