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Diode Voltage Dropper Components (Through-Hole) Kit (for 6V CD/DVD Motor Conversion)

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£2.55

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If you’re using a 6V dc motor in your Lima or Hornby ringfield motor conversion, and you’re using DC control or DCC without CV5 functionality, you’ll need to consider a diode voltage dropper to protect the motor from over-voltage and current.

Diode Voltage Dropper Components - Wiring Through-Hole VersionOur diode voltage dropper through-hole components kit includes all of the core components – four surface mount diodes and heat shrink tubing – saving you preparation time and hassle.

All you have to do is twist the legs of two diodes (arranged in opposing polarity) together and solder the joints, cover in heat shrink to insulate and then solder it inline with the wires to the motor/from the pickups or decoder.

The kit comes with basic wiring instructions. Detailed instructions are available in our ringfield adaptor kit instructions booklet which is available via our website.

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Looking for something that’s lower profile?

If you need a slimmer solution to fit in a small corner or fix to the chassis or body, our surface mount  diode voltage dropper kit provides an alternative option to this through-hole kit. You can order it here.

Prefer soldering as little as possible?

If soldering isn’t your idea of fun and you’d prefer to buy an off-the-shelf diode voltage dropper kit, our pre-assembled diode voltage dropper kit is the kit for you! You can order it here.

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  1. Robert (verified owner)

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    I’ve bought a few of Strath’s conversion kits now and absolutely love them. They make ringfield conversion easy, but I did have to buy my own diodes separately. I inboxed with David and asked if he could sell diodes alongside the adaptors to help those of us less electronically-minded and low and behold here they are! I’ve bought one for my next Lima motor replacement and it’s great and it saves hassle identifying the right diodes. Would buy again 🙂

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