Ultra Low Drag Power Pickup Set for LGB 1 axle trucks
Power your train lighting with the Shourt Line ultra low friction power pickup kit.
LGB short car 1 axle truck shown with Shourt LIne SL 6011604 Power Pickup Set for LGB 1 axle trucks
Perfect G scale power pickup for LGB 2 axle cars - different kits available for all other LGB, PIKO and other passenger cars.
Shourt Line Direct Discount Price: $15.95
- pre-assembled set of power pickups -ready to connect to lighting system of your choice (see recommendations below)
- 1 screw for easy 1 minute install
- Instructions - on-line for assembly (shown below) for use with the LGB, PIKO and any G scale metal wheel with metal flange. Metal wheel sets Not included but available at our store
This power pickup set is designed specifically for LGB 2080 trucks found on LGB long (8 wheel) passenger cars.
For analog, DCC or AC track power
Rated: 1 Amp, 30 volts, 150 LEDs maximum (can power up to 200 LEDs with one power pickup set when used with the Shourt Line LED controller)
- Low friction power pickup
- 1/4 the friction of LGB carbon brushes
- Easy Install
- Easy to mount in minutes
- Only a screw driver required
- Requires LGB solid or spoke or PIKO metal wheels
- Use PIKO P36164 Metal Wheelset, 30mm, Plated wheels for ultra low rolling friction
- Can be use with PIKO P36161 Metal Wheelset when contact area is sanded to expose metal (This product discontinued by PIKO but still in stock and ready to ship. Hint Use the PIKO P 36161 for car wheels that are not used for track power pickup.
- Use LGB metal wheels; solid metal wheels L67419, spooked metal wheels LGB L67319, double spooked metal wheels LGB L67320 all in stock at the ShourtLine.com
- Optional Shourt Line LED drop ceiling (recommended) Choose from 4, 8 or 11 LED per car fixtures ready to run or kit form
- SL 8104230 4 LED drop ceiling lighting for LGB 2 axle cars DC&DCC SL requires SL 8453003 LED controller $19.71
- SL 9104230 Kit 4 LED drop ceiling lighting for LGB 2 axle cars DC&DCC SL requires SL 8453003 LED controller $10.65
- Optional Shourt Line LED Controller
- SL 8453003 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller AC,DC or DCC with solder connections $8.49 - up to 92% efficient and able to power up to 200 LEDs directly from the controller by wiring LEDs in parallel.
- Optional Shourt Line anti-flicker buffer (recommended)
- Use SL 6111100 10,000uF Anti-flicker Buffer 2 wire to prevent flicker when bad sections of track cause power loss and to power additional cars without flicker $8.95
- Optional Shourt Line
How to install:
Step 1 Remove wheel from truck
Step 2 Check if the hole in the center of the truck is clear to the inside of the car, if not drill hole through to inside of car
Step 3 Place power cable through the hole in the center of the LGB truck into the inside of the car as shown below
Step 4 Insert your choice of a metal wheel that has a metal tread and flange on the inside of the wheel (for power pickup by wipers)
Step 5 Carefully seat power block into into positron with metal wipers touching the sides of the wheel flange, if wipers do not touch flange and both sides remove and bend metal wipers slightly in the direction of the outside and retry.
Step 6 Secure power block with screw provide and retest that metal wipers touch each flange when wheel is moved side to side if not repeat step 5 above.
Step 7 Connect the power pickup cable to the AC input of a Shourt Line SL-8453003 LED controller, follow the directions below to set the proper voltage for your lighting board (3.1 volts for SL warm white fixtures or SL oil lamp flicker lamps).
Step 8 After setting proper voltage on LED controller, connect to your choice of Shourt Line LED drop ceiling fixtures or SL warm white LEDs using schematic below and instructions that came with the SL LED fixtures
Note that the SL-8453003 come with a 2 amp Bridge Rectifier for connecting directly to track power, DC, DCC, AC volts)
Step 10 Mount the optional SL 6111100 10,000uF Anti-flicker Buffer where desired and wire to DC input of the SL 8453003 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller to eliminate any flicker due to dirty track sections.
Other models available for LGB and PIKO cars and axle power pickup on PIKO metal wheels - contract the Shourt Line for details
Questions? Call 310-622-4431 on this or any of the over 6000 G Scale Items stocked at the Shourt LIne
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