INSTALLATION KIT FOR THE
GARRATT K1 LIVE STEAM LOCO.  March 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 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$307 (plus postage)
Kit comprises;
1 x
# DU-Tx-1 basic 3 channel 2.4 Ghz DSM2 HANDPIECE,
1 x DSM2-EM-MINI-v2 RX,
2 x Hi-Tec HS82mg servo, 1 x HiTec HS45HB servo,
1 x 4 cell AA battery holder, 1 x ON-OFF switch w/charge lead.
2 x # SL-6-EX servo extension lead. 
1 x # SIG-REV servo reverser module.
ALL PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
You can order suitable dry cells or rechargeable batteries separately.
A charger is available for Australian customers.


K1 KIT STEAM "A" (W/Tx)
A$ 307
 
K1 KIT STEAM "B" (No Tx)
A$ 178
Other than to set 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.

 
Model Price Image Description
2.4 GHz 3-7 CHANNEL RADIOS (Servos not inlcuded).

RCS # TX-1, TX-3, TX-5, TX-7 & TX-9 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 functions.

DU-TX-3 Upgrade

A$10

LIVE STEAM BASIC DSM2 4 x Ch R/C Tx.
Designed for both entry level Live Steam and experienced operators.
Control Johnson Bar, Regulator &
1 x Snap action servo functions.

DU-TX-5 Upgrade

A$20

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

DU-TX-7 Upgrade

A$40 DSM2 R/C for 2 x servo Live Steam locos.
Use with any DSM2 compatible RX including the DSM2-EM(AB) 5 channel RX below.
1 x Snap action Whistle function.
4 x 1/2 servo movement functions.
DU-TX-9 Upgrade
A$40 LIVE STEAM DSM2 R/C for 3 x servo locos.
Use with any DSM2 compatible RX including the DSM2-EM(AB) 5 channel RX below.
Fully proportional Whistle function.
3 x 1/2 servo movement functions.
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.
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's.
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-BRICK
$ 6 (L)  4 x AA cell brick pack with standard servo plug. 
ON - OFF SWITCH
Plug and socket connections.
HT-7215
$8 (L)
Hi-Channel ON-OFF switch with standard 3 position 2 wire connections.
Includes an externally accessible charger lead.
SERVOS USED.  
HS-45HB
A$ 35 Recommended Hi-Tec® micro servo for controlling the K1 regulator.
HS-82MG
A$ 35  Hi-Tec® mini servo with metal gears for long life. 
The servo recommended by Accucraft for K1.
Two are used one in each engine.
Use the # SIG-REV-DUAL for keeping each servo working the correct way around.
SERVO REVERSER FOR USE WITH TWO SERVOS IN LIVE STEAM LOCOS.
SIG-REV
$ 12 (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.

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 AA 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 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.