INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE
GARRATT K1 LIVE STEAM LOCO.  July 1st 2021

  Remote Control Systems (RCS)
 is pleased to announce our new 2.4 GHz DUAL USE DSM2 TX-1, TX-3 & TX-5  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$389 (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x
# DU-Tx-1 basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 HANDPIECE,
1 x # AB-Rx v2-TM Auto Bind RX. Servo reversing not needed.
1 x # SIG-REV (Servo Reverser) for one servo.
2 x # DUAL-SKY DS82mg servos, 1 x
# DS-65MG servo,
1 x 5 cell AA ENELOOP battery, 1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.
2 x # 15cm-m-f servo extension lead.
1 x # 15cm-Y cable
1 x Wall wart battery charger. (Optional extra)

ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.

The charger is available for Australian customers only.
 
K1 KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 360
 
K1 KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 231
Other than to set apart, the two reverser servos working in parallel, a servo reverser is not needed with the K1.
Loco is supplied with suitable metal servo mounting brackets.

 
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2.4 GHz 3-7 CHANNEL RADIOS (Servos not inlcuded).

RCS # TX-1, Tx3 & TX-5 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 movement servo 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. 
# Dual Use Handpieces al use a regular PP3 9 volt battery. Battery life = 10 hours plus.
(Click the pictures for full information)
 
pdf instructions
(Click the pictures for full information)

DU-Tx-1

A$129

LIVE STEAM BASIC DSM2 3 x Ch R/C Tx.
Designed for both entry level Live Steam and experienced operators.
Control Johnson Bar, Regulator &
1 x Snap action servo function.

DU-TX-5 Upgrade

A$30

LIVE STEAM DSM2 5 x Ch R/C Tx.
Designed for Live Steam locos that require controllingControl Johnson Bar, Regulator, Drain Cocks, Blowers & gas Control etc.
Proper fully proportional Whistle function.
1 x Snap action servo function.

ADJUSTABLE 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. The tips of the twin antennas need to be exposed for maximum range.
AB-Rx v2-EM
A(35) (L)
Xenon Rx's with 10 cm Diversity antennas.
End Mount pins. Clear heatshrink covered.
PDF Instruction Manual @ 19/06/20
AB-Rx v2-TM
A(35)  (L) Xenon Rx's with 10 cm Diversity antennas.
Top Mount pins. Clear heatshrink covered.

PDF Instruction Manual @ 19//06/20
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
 
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6.0 VOLT 4 x AA ENELOOP BATTERY PACK.
5-LSD-AAF
$ 59 (L) 5 x AA cell Flat pack with standard servo plug. 
ON - OFF SWITCH
Plug and socket connections.
RC-SWITCH
$ 12 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
SERVOS CABLES
15cm-m-f
A$5 (L)  6" extension servo lead. Used where RX is separated from the servos.  EG Tender locos.
15cm-Y
A$6 (L)  6" Short parallel connector Y cable to drive two servos from one RX output.  Useful for Garratt type locos.
SERVOS USED.  
DS-65MG

A$ 33 (L) 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.
DS-82MG
A$ 33 (L) DUALSKY® Analogue mini servo.
With metal gears & dual BB shaft for long life.
Reliable replacement for
Hi-Tec® HS82MG & Hi-Tec® HS85MG.
The servo recommended by Accucraft for the NA.
SERVO REVERSER FOR USE WITH TWO SERVOS IN LIVE STEAM LOCOS.
SIG-REV
$ 6 (L) Reverses one servo when two servos are working together on one signal.  E.G. Garratt type locos.  Needed if one servo throw is backwards relative to the other engine. OK with Hi-Tec HS82MG.
Saves reversing the servo in linkages.

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BATTERIES
SB2423
$ 4 (L)
LOW COST QUALITY
9 volt PP3 Alkaline batteries for TX handpieces.
5-LSD-AA
$59 Pack of 5 x fully charged AA ENELOOP
2,000 mah LSD hybrid batteries. JR Plug
.
CHARGER FOR Rx BATTERIES.
Rx-CHARGER
$29 Mains powered Tx & Rx battery charger.
4 x cell or 5 x cell.