Extremely Simple Under-Layout Mounting and all Linkage is included.

Dimensions: 2” x 2” x 3 1/4”

See below for alternate mounting options.

 

Part No.

800-6000

VALUE PACKS

6-Pack  800-6006

12-Pack  800-6012

· ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DESIGN granted Circuitron a US Patent!

Lowest Current Drain SwitcMachine Available (4 ma. during operation, 15—16 ma. at stall).

Motor stalls at each end of throw—No Cutoff Contacts Necessary.

Precision Engineered Gear-Drive Mechanism (superior to screw-drive machines).

Enclosed Construction.

Constant Tension on the Switch Points.

· ULTRA-SIMPLE MOUNTING!

No Additional Brackets or Linkage      Necessary.

Fulcrum adjusts for use in all      Scales - Z to G.

FEATURES

· PROTOTYPICAL SLOW      MOTION ACTION!

      3 Seconds to Complete Throw.

· CONVENIENT AUXILIARY      CONTACTS!

      2 Sets SPDT Provided for      Powering the Frog or Signals.

· SIMPLIFIED WIRING!

· ALSO IDEAL FOR GRADE CROSSING GATES AND SEMAPHORES!

· UNPRECEDENTED 9 YEAR      WARRANTY!

A thin, precise, laser-cut plastic template for use when multiple TORTOISE™ switch machines are to be installed in the standard under-layout configuration.

800-6190    Tortoise™ Drilling Template

Extra Cable and Actuator for RTM

The CIRCUITRON Remote Tortoise™ Mount is capable of driving up to 2 cables and actuators at the same time, thus allowing a single Tortoise™ to actuate two sets of points simultaneously, such as for crossover use.  However, we generally recommend that if you have the room to mount a pair of TORTOISEs™ conventionally, it will only cost you a couple dollars more and the labor for conventional mounting is substantially less.

800-6101    Extra Cable & Actuator –RTM

Tortoise™ Accessories

RTMRemote Tortoise™ Mount

The CIRCUITRON Remote Tortoise™ Mount consists of a molded base mechanism to which the Tortoise™ (not included) is mounted.  An adjustable lever arm is fastened onto the Tortoise™ output and drives a stainless steel wire inside a flexible teflon tube, much like a sub-miniature choke cable.  This thin wire attaches to a compact actuator mechanism and is mounted beneath the turnout.  It includes a spring wire and brass tube to transmit the motion to the points above.  The mounting bracket (with Tortoise™) may be secured in any position and up to 18” away from the turnout points—even above the layout inside a structure, if desired.  The points actuating mechanism requires 1/2” clearance under the turnout sub-roadbed.  The RTM is fully adjustable for all scales and brands of turnouts. 

800-6100    RTM   Remote Tortoise™ Mount

Tortoise™ Drilling Template

RSARemote Signal Activator

Mounting bracket and mechanism utilize the TORTOISE™ (not included) and a special drive wire cable assembly to remotely actuate any crossing gate, train order board or upper/lower quadrant sema-phore signal having a vertical control wire extending below the layout.  Signals of this type include ones manufactured by NJ International, Tomar and others. There are fully adjustable, precise, stops provided at both ends of travel for excellent repeatability.  The total travel  can be adjusted between 0.1” and 0.7” for use in all scales.  Can drive 2 cables from the one mechanism, if desired, for dual crossing gate installations.  3 position Semaphore control can be achieved with the addition of the SD-2 Semaphore Driver.

800-8100    RSA   Remote Signal Activator

800-8101    Extra Cable & Actuator for RSA

 

AC Adapter

110 volt AC wall plug adapter outputs filtered 12 volts DC at up to 500 milliamps of current.  Sufficient to power up to 30 TORTOISE™ Switch Machines.  Also ideal for powering many of CIRCUITRON’s electronic circuits when a filtered DC power source is specified.

800-7212    AC Adapter    

 

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