Re: New Delco Problem
- D A Karp wrote:
On the heels of some recent discussions concerning Relcos, my own three
Relco units have recently and simultaneously developed a new problem
which has unfortunately rendered them unusable.
Now, when I switch on my Relcos, the track voltage jumps to about 8
volts (it actually wavers between 7.9V and 8.6V), regardless of the
throttle setting. Granted, I'm not using a standard Marklin throttle,
but whether t's at 100% or zero, the Relco appears to be powering my
I'm skeptical that it's merely a Relco failure, as all three starting
doing this simultaneously. I haven't changed any wiring, and until
happened, they had been working fine for several months.
Has anyone else run into this problem?
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From your description it may be a problem in the AC supply for your
RELCO unit rather then in the DC supply.
Hoiw about a bad voltage regulator or a bad filter cap???
Have you checked the output voltage of the AC supply, the DC supply and
the RELCO unit with a multi-meter?
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