Motor Controllers for my chassis

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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:24 pm

I received my controller today. 8)

Did not have much time today to look at it and read the billion page manual for it...( o k maybe I exaggerated by a few pages ).

:lol:

Maybe I`ll buy one ( 1 ) new battery tomorrow and play around with it.

Did I mention my previous batteries were all dead? :cry:
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:17 pm

Hi.......I`ve got my crate motor running this past sunday ......pics to come soon.

Oh and by the way......to use the reverse.....on the board I have you use a 5K linear pot...ccw is reverse and cw is forward.......they do have boards that use a switch for reverse.

I didn`t want to wait so long to get a board so they sent to me what they had.
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Post by Fender » Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:17 pm

From reading their web site the standard board is controlled by the 5K pot, where the mid point on the pot is stop, clockwise from middle is one direction, and counter-clockwise from middle is the other direction. If you want the pot to go from stop to full power throughout its range, and use a switch to reverse (desirable for a locomotive) is a special order (?).
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:34 pm

Yes the board to use a switch is a special order board.............the one I have is a standard board.
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:41 pm

Hi.....some pics of the "Crate Motor".
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:43 pm

More pics.
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Crate Motor 003.jpg
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:46 pm

more pics yet......pic 7 is my friend Steve who is the same height as I am.
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Post by ScaleModeler1974 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:36 pm

WOW! :shock:

I guess I killed this topic? :oops:
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