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Wireless DC Controllers for your Model Railway.

Model 522 Wireless Receiver:


The Model 522 Wireless Receiver is a DUAL Track analogue DC Controller containing a low-power wireless interface which enables two-way communication between itself and the transmitter. Two tracks can be controlled independently from a transmitter, which can be any of the following:

    Model 720 Dual Wireless Controller (see below).
    Smartphone or Tablet using the blueRailways App, available FREE from the Google Play Store.
    Laptop or PC using the blueRailways Windows 10 App, available soon and FREE from blueRailways.

The Model 522 has two PWM track outputs, running at an inaudible frequency, for improved control and incorporating electronic short-circuit protection. Because they have a single power supply the 522 outputs cannot be used with a "common return".
Bi-colour LED's indicate the locomotive direction and their intensity reflects the output voltage to the tracks. Each track output can be programmed with the same common control variables (CV's) available on DCC (Start Voltage, Start Boost, Acceleration, Deceleration and Maximum Speed for more realistic operation and improved slow-speed running. These CV's are stored and retained in the controller when the power is removed.
  Model 522
Model 522 - Possible Configurations:
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Model 601 Controller:


The Model 601 is a single Track analogue DC Controller containing a low-power wireless interface. It can be used as a conventional hand-held controller or the track output can be controller wirelessly using any of the following methods:

    Model 720 Dual Wireless Controller (see below).
    Smartphone or Tablet using the blueRailways App, available FREE from the Google Play Store.
    Laptop or PC using the blueRailways Windows 10 App, available soon and FREE from blueRailways.

The Model 601 has a PWM output, running at an inaudible frequency, for improved control and incorporates electronic short-circuit protection. LED's indicate the status of the inputs and outputs and the track LED intensity reflects the output voltage to the track. The track output can be programmed with the same common control variables (CV's) available on DCC (Start Voltage, Acceleration, Deceleration and Maximum Speed for more realistic operation and improved slow-speed running. These CV's are stored and retained in the controller when the power is removed. The wireless interface provides two-way communication (a great advantage over DCC) together with a range well in excess of that practical for model railway control (it can be up to 50 metres in free air). Using the App your locomotive can be controlled and its performance monitored. The Smartphone/Tablet can operate in Monitor mode, where the controller knob controls the locomotive speed, or Control mode where the locomotive is controlled either by the on-screen knob or by tilting the Smartphone/Tablet. In either mode, control variables can be sent to the controller and running parameters are returned for display on the screen in real-time.
  Model 601



Model 601 - Possible Configurations:
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Model 720 Wireless Controller:


The Model 720 Wireless Controller is a battery operated hands-free controller designed for those who would prefer the tactile feel of control knobs rather than a touchscreen or mouse. It can be used to operate one Model 522 or two Model 601's. With a battery life of more than 1000 hours and a range of more than 100 feet, the Model 720 will be suitable for even the largest layout.
  Model 720

Model 522 Specifications:
 
Input Voltage:12-15V D.C.
Maximum Input Voltage:18V D.C.
Minimum Input Voltage:8V D.C.
Maximum Output Current:500mA/Track output
Output Short Circuit Protection:Yes
LED Indicators:Input Power connected, track voltage level x 2, wireless scanning/connected
Android Version Required:Minimum Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with Bluetooth 4.0
Remote Control:Model 720 or via Android App or Windows 10 App
RF Frequency:2.4GHz
Range (in free air)>100ft, typically 150ft
Control Variables:Start Voltage, Start Boost, Acceleration, Deceleration, Maximum Speed
Dimensions:75mm x 65mm x 28mm
Weight:60g

Model 601 Specifications:
 
Input Voltage:12-15V D.C.
Maximum Input Voltage:20V D.C.
Minimum Input Voltage:8V D.C.
Maximum Output Current:750mA
Output Short Circuit Protection:Yes
LED Indicators:Input Power connected, track voltage level, wireless scanning/connected, Remote/Local operation
Android Version Required:Minimum Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with Bluetooth 4.0
Remote Control:Model 720 or via Android App or Windows 10 App
RF Frequency:2.4GHz
Range (in free air)>100ft, typically 150ft
Control Variables:Start Voltage, Acceleration, Deceleration, Maximum Speed
Back Emf Control:Yes
Monitor Parameters:Requested Speed, Actual Speed, Back-Emf, Output Current, Supply Voltage, Temperature, RSSI
Dimensions:115mm x 50mm x 37mm
Weight:100g

Model 720 Specifications:
 
Input Voltage:3V - Two AAA Batteries (supplied)
Battery Life:Greater than 1000 hours of operation
LED Indicator:On/connected
RF Frequency:2.4GHz
Range (in free air)>100ft, typically 150ft
Dimensions:112mm x 67mm x 36mm
Weight (including batteries):120g