F1 EasyFit Digital Plug
Product Code: C8516
Scalextric Digital represents a ground breaking step forward in the way Scalextric is played. Now, with the DIGITAL system, up to six cars can race on one lane*. At the press of a button, drivers can switch lanes for overtaking and blocking!
F1 EasyFit Digital Plug
Most cars produced from 2007 onwards will have, as standard, a socket on the car where the EasyFit Digital Plug is connected to convert the car for use on a SCALEXTRIC DIGITAL layout. C8516 F1 EasyFit Digital Plug is suitable for fitting to open-wheeled single-seat F1 style DPR Scalextric cars.
The conversion only requires a small screw-driver and takes less than sixty seconds to perform.
To Convert a DPR car
1. Unscrew the panel on the base of the car and disconnect the braid-to-motor wiring plug.
2. Connect the F1 EasyFit Digital Plug to the braid-to-motor wiring plug.
3. Replace the retaining screw to secure the F1 EasyFit Digital Plug to the chassis.
The F1 EasyFit Digital Plug offer a 'plug and play' solution - DPR Scalextric cars to be digitised in under sixty seconds.
Each C8516 F1 EasyFit Digital Plug can be transferred easily from one car to another.
There is no need for a soldering iron or modelling expertise.
C8516 F1 EasyFit Digital Plug is suitable for fitting to open-wheeled single-seat F1 style DPR Scalextric cars.
To convert standard DPR Scalextric cars to Digital, use C8515 EasyFit Digital Plug.
Many non-DPR Scalextric cars can be converted to Digital using Digital Chips C7005 and C7006.
* Four car and six car powerbases available
- Battery Requirements: None
- Age Suitability: 7+
This product is not suitable for children under 3 years because of small parts which can present a choking hazard. Some components have functional sharp edges. Handle with care. Only use this product with the recommended transformer. Please refer to safety notes in the main set instruction leaflet. Colours and contents may vary from those illustrated. Made in China. Retain these detail, and the address for future reference.
- What is Digital Plug Ready & DPR?
DPR refers to an easy-fit chipping system available on modern Scalextric cars.
DPR stands for 'Digital Plug Ready' and means that a car has a access door on the bottom of the chassis in which a C8515 or C8516 DPR chip can be fitted.
- Can I use a 'DPR' car on normal a Scalextric circuit?
DPR cars are intended for both standard Scalextric and Scalextric
Digital use. In fact, the DPR car IS A STANDARD car but has the handy
ability to easily be upgraded to Scalextric Digital use by fitting
C8515 or C8516 DPR chip. It is intended that ALL cars will have the DPR
- When buying a solo car,.......
with 'DPR' amongst its features, note that this
will mean that the car, from new, is NOT FITTED with a Digital chip. The
chip should be purchased separately and installed in to the car to make
it run on a Scalextric Digital system.
- What is Scalextric Digital?
A Scalextric system having the functionality of being able to race more than one car on a single lane. Up to six cars can be raced together. Each car is under the individual control of the driver. The system also allows the driver to switch lanes. There is no limit to the number of lanes used.
- How do I convert my standard Scalextric set to Digital?
Standard Scalextric sets can be converted to Scalextric Digital by
using a Scalextric Digital powerbase. Digital Conversion kits are
- How do I convert my standard Scalextric cars to Scalextric Digital?
Standard Scalextric cars can be converted toScalextric Digital by fitting a Scalextric Digital chip to the car.
Scalextric cars without the 'DPR' facility will require a chip to be soldered in to the cars' internal wiring. This isn't user freindly hence the introduction of an easy-fit "plug-n-go" function.