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PECO Capacitor discharge unit for PL-10 Turnout motors

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PECO Capacitor discharge unit for PL-10 Turnout motors supplied by MPB Model Supplies
PL-35: 

Product summary

Solenoid point motors require a short sharp burst of power to make them snap across to firmly change the turnout blade - the PL-35 gives that power.
Brand: PECO Products

Capacitor discharge unit

All Solenoid point motors require a brief burst of power to make them 'snap' across to firmly change the turnout blade.

Too longer burst of power could cause the solenoid to burnout.

If you use a 15v ac supply (usually provided as an accessory power feed from your controller) the solenoid will change over but it will also buzz like a hornet.

A DC power supply would need to supply a large current, increasing the risk of over heating the solenoid.

The PL-35 capacitor discharge unit provides the solution, it connects to the 15v ac accessory power feed and charges up a DC capacitor to provide a burst of clean power to power the solenoid.

The PL-35 is best used combined with the passing contact levers and solenoids shown below

Pricing and Options

MPN Colour Model Price EAN Availability Kg Qty Req.
PL-35 Black Capacitor discharge unit 19.36 5050881081952 Out of Stock 0.20

Example postage for one of this item: £3.92