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Pre-made PCB Diode Voltage Dropper (for 6V CD/DVD Motor Conversion)

£4.55

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Description

If you’re using a 6V dc motor in your Lima or Hornby ringfield motor conversion, and you’re using DC control or a DCC decoder without CV5/CV6 functionality, you’ll need to consider a diode voltage dropper to protect the motor from over-voltage and current.

This new and improved pre-assembled voltage dropper will drop around 3 volts, which is twice the value of our other kits and is particularly suited to higher speed 6V motors.

It features a specially-designed printed circuit board and is pre-assembled, saving you preparation time and hassle, and will reduce the voltage going to the motor by ~3v, adding substantial protection to any 6V motor and helping to achieve a far more prototypical speed.

We also stock a a range of ~1.5V voltage dropper kits, which may be better suited to slower motors: our pre-assembled surface-mount diode dropper kit (DD1), saving you time and effort soldering small components, low-profile surface mount (SMD) components kit (DD2) and our through-hole components kit (DD3).

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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Instructions for Diode Voltage Droppers (DD1 & DD2) 370.34 KB 357 downloads

Step-by-step instructions for diode voltage dropper kits (DD1 & DD2).  Last...

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 tiny surface mount  diode voltage dropper kit provides an alternative option to this through-hole kit. You can order it here.

 

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