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    • June 1, 2019 8:30 PM EDT
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      NEW RCS 100 Watt 24 volt Low OFF control ESC.

      RCS now has available a new 100 Watt (5 amps at 20 volts) ESC.

      OMEGA-10

      They feature screw terminals and constant brightness forward and reverse lighting outputs.

      These replace the no longer made original RCS OMEGA series. The OMEGA-10 Low OFF control uses two channels for speed and direction.

      Low OFF control is how most Live Steam locos are operated.

      The direction is set by a reverser which also controls Inertia/Momentum. The loco speed is controlled by a 300º degree regulator knob. 

      Much finer control than with the 150º degree control a Centre OFF ESC has.

      Three different operating modes can be set and they are programmable for performance features. High frequency silent PWM output.

      The # OMEGA-10 can be used with any standard servo output receiver and requires two channels.

      Available direct from RCS for A$ 89 (US$ 62) Post Free.

      Go HERE for full information.

      This post was edited by Tony Walsham at June 2, 2019 11:22 AM EDT
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    • June 2, 2019 5:26 PM EDT
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      I was curious about the r/c so I looked on your link:

      Each locomotive will require one ESC/RX combination listed above.
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    • June 2, 2019 6:43 PM EDT
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      Hello Pete.

      You wrote
      Each locomotive will require one ESC/RX combination listed above.

      That is correct.

      Although designed specifically for my own DSM2 R/C, they will work with just about ANY Digital Proportional Rx that has standard servo signal outputs.

      Did you have a question?

       

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    • June 2, 2019 8:03 PM EDT
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      Tony Walsham said:

      Hello Pete.


      Did you have a question?

       

      Probably not only challenging as a few do.

       

      Nice product Tony !

    • June 3, 2019 11:28 AM EDT
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      " Rooster " said:
      Tony Walsham said:

      Hello Pete.


      Did you have a question?

      Probably not only challenging as a few do.

       Rooster, that is a very weird sentence.

      Tony, I am not wired in to the rc car biz, where talk of ESCs is common.  I am used to trains using "throttles" - electronic ones in this case.  And many DCC systems have the receiver and the esc built in to the same module.

       

      As you didn't mention DSM2 I assumed it did not have an integral receiver, so I went to your site to check - hence the red writing.

      This post was edited by Pete Thornton at June 3, 2019 11:28 AM EDT
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    • June 3, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
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      Hi Peter.

      Understood.

      I deliberately call my Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC's) just that, to differentiate them from DCC.

      The # OMEGA-10 can use any type of Rx that has standard servo signal throws and not just DSM2 protocols. Although I only produce and sell DSM2 compatible R/C.

      The only maker I know of that has combined Rx/ESC's are Deltang DSM2 compatible, and only one of which can actually be used up to a claimed 18 volts. The others are all a maximum of 13 volts.

      The ESC in this thread can take up to 28 volts, although I only say 24 volts.

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    • June 3, 2019 9:57 PM EDT
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      I personally "was" wired into the RC car business many moons ago and often wondered why no one grabbed the ESC and related it to the model train hobby.

    • June 4, 2019 12:19 AM EDT
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      Hi Rooster.

      The problem had always been, no matter good and reliable R/C car ESC's were, the big drawback was always the big cumbersome two hand operation Transmitters.

      Not any more.  The Tx's I make will fit in a pocket and can be operated by one hand if you wish.

      They vary from a basic three channel entry level handpiece with one sound trigger;

      To a more advanced 5 channel hand-piece with 5 x sound triggers. 

      Unlike some R/C systems the RCS R/C is compatible with quite a bit of DSM2 protocol equipment.

      Rx's start at A$ 22 ea Xenon Rx's.  ESC's from A$ 49 ea.

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      Tony Walsham

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    • June 4, 2019 1:45 PM EDT
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      I can confirm that Tony's TX works with many different DSM2 systems.  I've tried 3 different RXs with mine so far.

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        Pete

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