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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2370 on: April 18, 2018, 07:13:55 pm »

Hi Snowwolflair,

That video of the 10-car Pendo going round a circle and never quite catching its tail is quite hypnotic!

Cheers

Ben A.



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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2371 on: April 18, 2018, 07:16:12 pm »

Hi Snowwolflair,

That video of the 10-car Pendo going round a circle and never quite catching its tail is quite hypnotic!

Cheers

Ben A.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2372 on: April 18, 2018, 07:36:30 pm »
Has anyone had problems with Powercar Lighting. The reason I as is that I ordered a pendolino and it arrived ok. Due to the fact I no longer model I have sold it on. I have now been informed that the lighting on the power car does not work. Do any of you have any Idea what maybe wrong. Help urgently needed. I have been told it could be a faulty board or DCC chip. Any thoughts please.
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2373 on: April 18, 2018, 07:39:49 pm »
There is no lighting in the power cars only headlights and taillights.  It cannot be fitted either as there is no where to put it.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2374 on: April 18, 2018, 07:45:51 pm »
Has anyone had problems with Powercar Lighting. The reason I as is that I ordered a pendolino and it arrived ok. Due to the fact I no longer model I have sold it on. I have now been informed that the lighting on the power car does not work. Do any of you have any Idea what maybe wrong. Help urgently needed. I have been told it could be a faulty board or DCC chip. Any thoughts please.

I saw that in the NGF Facebook page, wait until they have shipped all the others and contact Revolution under warranty on his behalf as you placed the original order.

Ben and Mike have said a few times they will deal with any problems after they finish shipping.
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2375 on: April 18, 2018, 07:47:30 pm »
There is no lighting in the power cars only headlights and taillights.  It cannot be fitted either as there is no where to put it.

I think they mean Headlights and Tail Lights I will have to check with them.
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2376 on: April 18, 2018, 08:19:52 pm »
There is no lighting in the power cars only headlights and taillights.  It cannot be fitted either as there is no where to put it.

I think they mean Headlights and Tail Lights I will have to check with them.

Hes been in touch with me, its head and tail lights on both cars, odd thing is he cant seem to write values to the chips so he says. certain cv's should have values in them for front and rear lights i believe but they read as Zero which is odd. I believe its a chip issue but rightly he doesnt want to mess about with the settings on an item bought from a third party and at the price he paid i agree with him.. probably best to go back to base for assessment
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2377 on: April 18, 2018, 08:26:54 pm »
@Ben A @red_death

A question that may need to be referred to Rapido or legomanbiffo.

The Manual is excellent and is a good read.  I can see only one ambiguity that would help from a clarification.

The section "Incredible Slow Speed Running" is something that is worth doing, and I have done before on other models.

My question is do you do both power cars together, as the text seems to propose, or do you do each power car individually.  Instinctively I would do the two separately.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2378 on: April 18, 2018, 08:28:18 pm »
There is no lighting in the power cars only headlights and taillights.  It cannot be fitted either as there is no where to put it.

I think they mean Headlights and Tail Lights I will have to check with them.

Hes been in touch with me, its head and tail lights on both cars, odd thing is he cant seem to write values to the chips so he says. cv 33 and cv 34 should have values in them for front and rear lights i believe but they read as Zero which is odd. I believe its a chip issue but rightly he doesnt want to mess about with the settings on an item bought from a third party and at the price he paid i agree with him.. probably best to go back to base for assessment

He has selected F0 I assume. :worried:

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2379 on: April 18, 2018, 08:44:24 pm »
Mine arrived today, haven't had much chance to run it in, but it's truly a beautiful model. Very impressed.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2380 on: April 18, 2018, 10:04:21 pm »
I received both my Pendolinos this afternoon; my original order for a DCC sound "101 Squadron" plus light bars, and the recently ordered "City of Birmingham".  Thank you Mike, Ben , Rapido and all involved in bringing this project to such a successful conclusion.
The models (and their packaging) are absolutely superb although it will be a few days before I can begin testing and running-in.

Like others, I will be anxiously awaiting availability of additional light bars and also (hopefully) a DCC sound upgrade for the City of Birmingham.

Just one query; the enclosed limited period discount of 2 for Sturgeons is only "valid until 31-03-2018".  Can I assume that this will be extended to some date after the order book is opened?

John D

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2381 on: April 19, 2018, 08:39:25 am »

Hello John D (and others),

Yes, the Sturgeon flyers were designed when we thought we were getting the Pendolinos in Jan/Feb. 

With hindsight it would've made sense to wait before sending the artwork, but I wanted to get it done as I knew that when the models arrived it would be manic - and it has been!

However, we will of course honour the Sturgeon voucher up to a month after we open the order book, which is likely to be some time in late May/early June.

Cheers

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2382 on: April 19, 2018, 09:07:23 am »
Do those of us who ordered through Rapido due to being outside the EU get a voucher too?
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2383 on: April 19, 2018, 09:43:28 am »
I believe that was answered by the guys and the answer was no. I on the other hand ordered them to be delivered to my brother, unfortunately he then has to mail them on and they won't arrive in time for me to use the discount voucher.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2384 on: April 19, 2018, 09:44:53 am »
Do those of us who ordered through Rapido due to being outside the EU get a voucher too?

No. From the  320/321 thread

I'm afraid if you ordered through Rapido then you won't receive a discount voucher - sorry!

 

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