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RAF96

Signature: Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

Bio: RAF aircraft apprentice 1960-63, 96th Entry of Lord Trenchard's Brats, hence the handle and avatar. RAF fitter, then technician leaving as a Chief Technician multi-trade skilled in 1984 Engineer in the aircraft industry 1984-2009, mainly product support for various MoD aircraft, ending my days as Design Authority for RAF/MoD airfield arrestor gear in UK & overseas. Now retired. β-tester.

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RAF96

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Unfortunately you cannot sell items on this forum, neither can you make direct contact with folk who may be interested in what you list.

 

If the items are rare and in excellent condition then it may be worth approaching a specialist auction house noting they take a hefty cut by way of commission and VAT.

 

Facebook Marketplace is a good way of advertising for free in many sites in your local area but you need to have the real worth of what you are selling sorted or the sharks will swarm.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


If I was paying that sort of money I would want it right. Paying half the price for TTS allows me to accept some compromise on accuracy.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


@Creeping Jane

One thing that came to mind is that you could fit two decoders set to an identical address. Use the TTS purely for the sound and another budget decoder for the motor?

 

That could only work for diesel as steam needs to ‘feel’ the motor bemf to control the chuff/coast as noted earlier in the thread.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


Many clubs hold running sessions where anything goes.

 

I found that clubs could get too cliquey, especially about certain standards, etc, some with over-bearing ‘management’, so I avoid them like the plague, although I fully understand for many folk they are the only option to be involved in model railways if they do not have their own running space. They are a good place to learn from the more experienced members, as well as forge friendships.

 

Maybe I got unlucky with the clubs I looked at.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


Whilst it is preferable to fit these motors on the straight side of a point, the picture shows it is positioned correctly on the curved side of the point - note the chamfered corner.

If you mount it on the opposite hand point in the curve, any low-hanging parts of locos can foul on the motor.

 

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


There are a myriad of settings that can be changed within the router environment and I could not attempt to explain any of them. Login in to your router home page and have a look round to see if there is an obvious fettle.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


I am not sure why you titled the post as you did then answered your own question.

It either is or it isn’t.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


That would depend upon the motor used, as many are as low rated as 3 volt, some are 6 volt and few are 12 volt.

It would also depend upon if you want to run them under DC or DCC power, if the latter can your decoder limit V-max and associated V-mid values.

In any event finding a suitable resistor will be a challenge as to burn off the excess voltage produces heat.

 

This is how I did mine - http://www.halton96th.org.uk/article11.html

 

This guy does kits - https://www.strathpefferjunction.com/hornby-ringfield-motor-upgrade-kits-are-now-available/

 

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


I would think that because you did a clean install of Win10 plus apps that the HRMS system knows that you did not deregister RM plus apps on the device previously and may think you are trying to reuse the key code(s).

 

Once you have exhausted the other suggested fixes you may have to contact HRMS and explain the situation, whereupon they will deregister everything to let you start reauthorising again.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

RAF96

14226 posts


I report to MS that RM is safe everytime I download it but it makes no difference. No one at MS seems to be taking any notice.

When I see the first security warningI see that the download holds until I accept the report then it downloads, often slowly for what is not a huge file, so it must be the upload speed at HRMS site affecting the rate.

I then get the harmful file dialogue when I try to run it and again I have to accept the ‘risk’ and run anyway.

No matter what I do these persistant warnings from MS (protecting me against the bad guys) keep cropping up. One would think one could set an exception as can be done at the firewall for .exe files.

Halton Brat - Running Win 10, 64-bit - RM (Pro-Pack) with Elite as Controller-A, Select as Walkabout and E-Link as Controller-B - Locos are mostly TTS. http://www.halton96th.org.uk/robs_rails.html

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