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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:44 pm

    Anyone know what this is? Or what it does?

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    Post  profesorul on Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:50 pm

    Where did you find all these stuff?!.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:52 pm

    Ah, Marius...I've been building model boats for over forty years now, I have loads of stuff like this. Maybe I should start a museum?
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    Post  profesorul on Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:17 pm

    SEROUSLY is NOT a Bad Ideea!.
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    Post  david f on Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:18 pm

    Now that looks like a speed controller!

    Paralleled up MOSFETs (to get a low resistance) and a nifty heat sink are likely clues?

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    Post  Hermann on Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:11 pm

    Yes David,

    this is a speed controller. And furthermore - about 20 years ago I built a similar one of own design, also with relays for reversing and also with paralleled MOSFETs (it still works...).

    Never think bad of older devices - although they need more space in general they can be repaired more easyly and th electronic components for repair are less affected from obsolescence than modern highly specialised parts.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:50 pm

    Well...here's something I didn't expect. Speedmaster seem to be still in business and still making esc's...I'll make a couple of phone calls tomorrow I think!

    http://www.speedmaster.co.uk/
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    Post  profesorul on Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:25 pm

    HI,
    Can someone restore the wiring diagram of that assembly?(maybe there is someone ho can do that) and a list with components?.
    Because I think it can be used again with success.
    If the components are cheap and can still be found someone who has knowledge in electronics assembly can recover the device.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:32 pm

    The man to ask that question to would be Hermann, I think...
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    Post  thegrimreaper on Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:15 am

    Well Richard all I can say is I haven`t ever seen one of those before probably because I ain`t that old ha ha sorry couldn`t resist looking at your other link for old radios as well good god man the earliest radio I can remember is a two channel futaba
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:24 am

    Give Alf a call.

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