MAKING BATTERY PACKS
FOR BATTERY R/C LOCOMOTIVES. Sep 1st 2022
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RCS IS ONCE AGAIN ABLE TO OFFER PARTS TO INSTALL BATTERY PACKS FOR R/C OF LARGE SCALE LOCOS.
THERE ARE TWO TYPES AVAILABLE.
ON BOARD THE LOCO & TRAIL CAR.

WE HAVE A RANGE OF FUTABA & JST PLUG AND SOCKET CONNECTORS DESIGNED TO PLACE STANDARD LIVE STEAM R/C BATTERY PACKS IN SERIES, TO USE AS TRACTION BATTERIES FOR BATTERY R/C LOCOS.

SUGGESTED LOCO WIRING HERE.
SUGGESTED TRAIL CAR WIRING HERE.
MAKE UP YOUR OWN BATTERY PACKS HERE. 
NOT SURE WHAT PARTS YOU NEED TO DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO? CALL US.


 

LIST OF FEATURES

  * STANDARD FUTABA SERVO CONNECTORS.
  * STANDARD JST CONNECTORS.
  * USE OFF THE SHELF ENELOOP BATTERY PACKS.

  * 4.8 volts to 18 volts, depending on connectors used.
  * SIMPLE PLUG & SOCKET ASSEMBLY.  
 
  * IN LINE FUSES AVAILABLE.   
  * STANDARD & HEAVY DUTY SWITCH ASSEMBLIES.


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FUTABA COMPATIBLE
PARTS USED TO ASSEMBLE STANDARD AA SIZE HYBRID BATTERY PACKS IN SERIES TO INCREASE TOTAL PACK VOLTAGE. 
2 x FUT-FUT
A$10 (L)  2 x Futaba - 1 x FUT cable puts welded R/C battery packs in series, to increase volts.
e.g. 2 x 4.8 volts = 9.6 volts.  or 2 x 6 volts = 12 volts.
FUT-FUSE $10 (L) 3 amp In line fuse to protect Rx, batteries and wiring using Futaba/Futaba Connectors.
Inexpensive system protection.
FUT-FUSE-JST
A$10 (L) PIC SOON 1 x Futaba - 1 x JST cable Fuses Hybrid battery
packs and converts from FUTABA to JST cable.
GO HERE FOR A SELECTION OF SUITABLE AA HYBRID BATTERIES

 

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# JST SWITCH
AFTER ADDING A FUSE TO THE ABOVE PACKS ALL THE FOLLOWING POWER SWITCHES HAVE A JST OUTPUT.
JST-SWITCH
$29 (L) JST installation loom kit.  Super flexible 20 cm  silicone leads. SPDT switch, 2.5 charge jack, 
Use a # FUT-JST-FUSE for system protection.
BIK-TC1

$27 (L)
Fit pcb in the doorway of an "0" or Largescale boxcar.  1-2 amps fused, screw terminals,
charge jack, On-Off switch &
1 x pairs of JST cables. PDF Instructions

BIK-TC3
A$29 (L) 3 amp Universal Battery Installation Kit.
  Slide Switch.  2.5 MM plug in charge lead.

Low Profile.  Terminals on top.
Ideal for "Trail Car" doorway installation.
1 x pair of JST cables. PDF Instructions 15/9/20
HD-SWITCH
A$25 (L) 3 amps Battery ON - OFF slide switch.
  With Futaba servo connectors & LED indicator.

Supplied DC Coax compatible charger socket. 
Ideal for trail car installations.  Glue in place. 

GO HERE FOR A SELECTION OF SUITABLE BATTERY CHARGERS

 

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# JST CABLES
WIRING ESC's, MOTORS, SOUND SYSTEMS & LIGHTS
JST-2x300
$8 (L)
US$ 6
 Includes 2 x pairs of JST silicone leads,
JST-4x300
A$15 (L)  Four pairs of small JST two way in line connector cables.
300 mm Silicone multi strand leads.
 JST-Y
 $ 5 (L) 1 x JST Female - 2 x JST Male.
"Y" CABLE connector.
Recommended for use with all JST installations.
Add power supply for a sound system. 
JST-PDB
$19 (L) JST Female lead - Screw terminals on pcb.
Recommended for use with JST installations when needing more + & - outputs.
JST-3A-FUSE
 $10 (L) JST Female - JST Male.
3 amp in line fuse to protect batteries and wiring.
Recommended for use with all JST installations.
 JST-5A-FUSE
  
$10 (L)   JST Female - JST Male.
5 amp in line fuse to protect batteries and wiring.
Recommended for use with all JST installations.
PLUG IN LIGHTING, SOUND TRIGGERS & FUNCTION CONTROLS.
CLICK "HERE"

OTHER KITS AND PARTS.

GO HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT LIVE STEAM PARTS & SERVOS ETC.

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