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SARC Direction Switch?

Hi. Does the Arc one  power base come with a switch to reverse direction ?

Reason - I have an anologue long track which I have wired up via a switch(was a tricky mod) which means I can run races in either directions by a flick of a switch.

Or would I need to have 2 powder bases fitted to track to run in opposite directions  and run the actual mains power feed via a switch so they could not both be powered up at the same time. Obviously you would need to plug controllers into whichever one is switched to power. 

Andy P.

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Hi Dave,

The sensors only work in one direction on ARC ONE AFAIK i.e. clockwise. While you could fit two in opposite directions I am not sure if there could be a problem with the circutiry...


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Andy would you happen to know if the arc Pro has the ability to switch directions?

Andy P.

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No. All ARC powerbases only work in one direction. If you want to use it in the other direction you have to turn it around 180°.

Many users have done this without problems.

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