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  Topic: 2021/06/17
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PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:28 am   Subject: 2021/06/17
MODRATEC. Get on board and join the Club!

It's been quite a while, and I apologise for that. Back in November 2019, I asked for your bright ideas.

Overwhelmingly, you offered support and encoura ...
  Topic: 2019/11/26
modadmin

Replies: 3
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PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:50 am   Subject: 2019/11/26
Hello Charles,

Thank you for your support and interest.

The most probable future for MODRATEC at this stage seems to be the development of a "club" like format with members supplying parts to ea ...
  Topic: INTERLOCKING TABLE FILE and Windows Notepad
modadmin

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PostForum: SigScribe4 version 1   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:50 am   Subject: INTERLOCKING TABLE FILE and Windows Notepad
People who write an ITF using Notepad on later versions of Windows may discover that when they save their file as filename.itf, it in fact appears in SigScribe4's file selection window as filename.it ...
  Topic: FITTING STEEL BALLS AND SPRINGS
modadmin

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PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:44 pm   Subject: FITTING STEEL BALLS AND SPRINGS
Here is another approach that one of our frame builders developed.

http://MODRATEC.com/images/FittingBalls.pdf
  Topic: PRICE INCREASE
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PostForum: Modratec Lever Frame Kits   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:25 am   Subject: PRICE INCREASE
We've had to increase some prices. This is partly catching up with inflation since our last price update many years ago, and partly because we are now having to outsource some of our manufacturing.
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  Topic: 2019/11/26
modadmin

Replies: 3
Views: 12708

PostForum: NEWSLETTERS   Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:56 am   Subject: 2019/11/26
Dear MODRATEC Shop Newsletter Subscriber,

MODRATEC NEEDS YOUR BRIGHT IDEAS!

The bottom line is that I have made the decision that MODRATEC cannot continue as it is.

I am finding that the stre ...
  Topic: Controlling Colour Light Signals & Point Motors.
modadmin

Replies: 9
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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

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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: 23841

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: 27080

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: 27080

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: 27080

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
Views: 27080

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
modadmin

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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 ...
 
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