Author Topic: Digitrax Zephyr Jump ports = super frickin (am i allowed to say that?) cool  (Read 1203 times)

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so I was pondering the idea of the Jump Ports and realized how badass an idea they are...

a very simple throttle can be made using 3 components; a 9v battery, a 10K linear pot, and a DPDT switch in a small enclosure.  this is perfect for running a local or a yard job with dedicated power.  i'm going to build up 2 of these this weekend and see how they work.  if all goes well, it makes for a very affordable no frills hand held throttle - perfect for a 7 year old and Ed K.

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It dawned on me that most people don't have any friking idea of what you are talking about .. so here is the link

http://www.tonystrains.com/technews/zephyr-cab.htm

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It dawned on me that most people don't have any friking idea of what you are talking about .. so here is the link

http://www.tonystrains.com/technews/zephyr-cab.htm

that is hellua more complex than what i'm building...

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That's all so damn cool.

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That's all so damn cool.

that's why i dig the Z.  i should have the parts early next week.  now i just need a layout to use it with...

-Steve
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