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Diode Voltage Dropper Components (Surface Mount) Kit (for 6V CD/DVD Motor Conversion)

£2.50

Only 4 left in stock

Description

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 KitOur diode voltage dropper components (surface mount/SMD) kit includes all of the core components – four surface mount diodes, a piece of pre-cut and scored circuit board and a length of Kapton tape – saving you preparation time and hassle.

All you have to do is solder the diodes onto the circuit board, followed by the wires to the motor/from the pickups or decoder. Use the Kapton tape (it’s got a protective film over its sticky side) to insulate all exposed copper.

Detailed instructions are available in our ringfield adaptor kit instructions booklet.

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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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Weight 30 g

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