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Andy P.

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Andy P.

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There isn't one available yet but there might be some day.

There are app with smart phones that might work in a pinch...

Andy P.

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the part number is different depending on your country (mostly because of the wall plug, the output is all the same)

Soo.....

where do you hang your hat?

Andy P.

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Ahh gearing.. I think the only other slot car topic besides runing in motors and tire truing that will cause no end of (good) discussion.

Gearing can help with parity, like you said, the FF motors are very high RPM.

They can also make a car more drivable or reach a higher top speed.

If you google you should be able to find all kinds of info on it.

Like so many things though it really depends on your set up and what you are driving.

If you are using stock tires on Sport track then the standard gearing should be OK on a mildly twisty flat track.

If you have lots of long straights and mildly banked curves you can go for higher speeds.

Swapping out for grippier tires may also make a difference and require different gearing.

I always remind people of a bicycle... the pinion being the crank gear and the crown being the spindle in the back. Big in front, snall in mack: High top speed but it will take a while to get there.

Etc ...

Let us know what you are racing on and maybe we can come up with some better ideas.

Andy P.

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Glad you got it working!

Andy P.

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Have you run a vacuum cleaner all the way around the track?

Littel bits of metal can cause a short circuit...

Andy P.

1879 posts


Yes while you can operate two ARC PROs in the same room (change the dip switcheson the bottom) they will be two different races and the tracks must be seperate so you would have to mirror the track (think of butterfly wings)

Andy P.

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But in digital mode even thought cars can go in either direction laps are only counted if the car passed from right to left with the bulk of the powerbase facing you.

Andy P.

1879 posts


JPG should be OK. It could just be they are a too high resolution.

I e-mail the photos to myself and the mail app usually lets me shrink the photo...

Photos have to be approved by the forum administrator so it may take some time...

Andy P.

1879 posts


Do you have excel installed?

Andy P.

1879 posts


We get this question a lot "what XYZ worht?"

The truth is, and it is a bit cliché, it is worth what someone is willing to pay.

I get asked at the club all the time how I get things so "cheap" and its simply a matter of timing. I buy when demand is low, so the price is low.

Something may be worth 100$/€ but if no one is willing to fork that out ...

Just yesterday on an online auction site an entire slot car set (track, cars controllers etc) was sold for 1€ (plus shipping). Sure there was nothing special about the set (not a Scalextric brand) but it surely was worht more than 1€.

One other thing: Since we can't guarantee privacy required for transactions you will have to advertise this set on a forum that supports that like slotracer.online....

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