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  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

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PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:08 am   Subject: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
Matt,

Please refer to this section in the MODRATEC Shop:

https://MODRATEC.com/cart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=2

A wire is directed through a tube directly from a lever to one or more ...
  Topic: TEMPORARY CLOSE OF MANUFACTURE
modadmin

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Please check frequently   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:06 am   Subject: TEMPORARY CLOSE OF MANUFACTURE
We are back in production.

Please note that there may be some delays on some products as we need to rebuild our standard inventory of parts and are committed to a number of back orders.

Also, p ...
  Topic: Three aspect colour lights and single throw switches
modadmin

Replies: 3
Views: 10948

PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:54 am   Subject: Three aspect colour lights and single throw switches
Please refer to this topic: http://MODRATEC.com/modforum/viewtopic.php?t=351
  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

Replies: 9
Views: 2044

PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:52 am   Subject: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
Our auxiliary switch units not have a high enough current rating to route current directly to solenoids. However, you could interpose relays to switch the coil current if you wanted to go that way.
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  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

Replies: 9
Views: 2044

PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:55 am   Subject: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
The main issue with double-solenoid point motors is that they are high current devices that require just a short pulse of high current to make them operate. They cannot be powered continuously as they ...
  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

Replies: 9
Views: 2044

PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:03 pm   Subject: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
To detect the presence of a train, there are circuits available for this. I would suggest looking at the offerings at MERG. http://merg.org.uk
  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:34 am   Subject: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
Hello Matt,

To operate double-solenoid point motors from a lever, look at our Point Motor Pulser units: https://MODRATEC.com/cart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=26

When it comes to 3-aspect ...
  Topic: 2016/11/24
modadmin

Replies: 0
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PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:14 am   Subject: 2016/11/24
Dear Subscriber,

In our last update, I mentioned an A-frame desk calendar for 2017. We have now received those from the printer and we are delighted with the result.

Please visit our online shop ...
  Topic: Signalling Calendar 2107
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Replies: 0
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PostForum: Please check frequently   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:57 am   Subject: Signalling Calendar 2107
Because of our relocation, we have not had time to produce a full-blown wall calendar for 2017.

As an alternative though, we have produced a simple A-frame desk calendar with two evocative railway ...
  Topic: 2016/11/17
modadmin

Replies: 0
Views: 2991

PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:22 am   Subject: 2016/11/17
Hello,

Here is an update about what is currently happening with MODRATEC.

-- RELOCATION --

We are relocating from suburban Brisbane to a new house at Glass House Mountains, about 64km north o ...
  Topic: TEMPORARY CLOSE OF MANUFACTURE
modadmin

Replies: 1
Views: 5318

PostForum: Please check frequently   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:09 pm   Subject: TEMPORARY CLOSE OF MANUFACTURE
Our manufacturing facilities in Australia are unavailable at present.

We are relocating, which means decommissioning our present workshop, a lot of hard work packing and sorting a lifetime's posses ...
  Topic: NEW PHONE NUMBER
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Please check frequently   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:37 am   Subject: NEW PHONE NUMBER
This phone number has been suspended. It was always less popular than we anticipated since many people use mobile phones, or have landline plans that permit unlimited STD calls within Australia.

Yo ...
  Topic: 2015/11/22
modadmin

Replies: 0
Views: 11095

PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:46 pm   Subject: 2015/11/22
Dear Newsletter Subscriber,

This is to let you know that The MODRATEC Shop has been upgraded. We think that you will find it much easier to use.

The URL remains the same: https://MODRATEC.com/ca ...
  Topic: 2015/09/21
modadmin

Replies: 0
Views: 6373

PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:46 am   Subject: 2015/09/21
Hello,

SHOW

We look forward to meeting our customers at the Sydney Model Railway
Exhibition on the long weekend 3rd-5th October. As usual this event is held
at the Whitlam Leisure Centre, Live ...
  Topic: Signalling Calendar 2016
modadmin

Replies: 2
Views: 11576

PostForum: Please check frequently   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:48 am   Subject: Signalling Calendar 2016
The 2016 Calendar is now in stock:

https://MODRATEC.com/cart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=29

Please note that a considerable discount applies until 14th September.
 
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