BATTERY POWER ON THE P&C
EGGLINER
This is the simplest battery-power installation of
them all.  Consists of batteries, on/off switch,
and charging jack.
Batteries: two 6-volt 1.25 amp-hour gel cells.
For more details click here:
eggliner conversion
BATTERY CARS
Aristo Gondola
Two 6-volt 4-amp-hour NiMH
packs
Older style 5471 receiver
Aristo boxcar (2 installations)
Three 6-volt 3-amp-hour NiMH packs
Older style 5471 receiver
Bracket holds switch and charging jack
behind door
Matched pair of MDC hoppers
First car: 12-volt 2.2-amp-hour gel cell
Older style 5471 receiver above cell
Second car: 12-volt 2.2-amp-hour gel
cell
Batteries in parallel to total 4.4 amp
hours
SELF CONTAINED LOCOMOTIVES
Budd RDC
Batteries: pair of 8.4-volt 3
AH NiMH plus a 1.2-volt 3
AH cell
Receiver: 75 mHz Onboard
Link:
RDC Modifications
Aristo RS-3
Batteries: Three 6-volt 3-amp-hour NiMH
packs
Receiver: older 27 MHz Onboard
Fan area and smoke unit housing used for
3-volt LED headlight system
LOCOMOTIVE PAIRS
Aristo FA-1
Batteries: Three 6-volt 4-amp-hour NiMH
packs
Receiver: newer style 5471
Matching FB-1 wired to share pulling;
contains no batteries or receiver.
Aristo FA/FB-1 set
Batteries: two 6-volt 4-amp-hour in A
unit
One 6-volt 4-amp-hour battery in B
unit
5471 receiver in B unit
Only 3 trucks are powered to conserve
battery charge.
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USA Trains GP-7 pair
Batteries: two 6-volt 4 AH in one;
one 6-volt 4 AH in second along
with
Aristo 5471 receiver
Unit with 2 batteries is powered,
Unit with receiver is not powered.
(Currently converting to NiMH)
Aristo U25B pair
Batteries: two 6-volt 4-amp hour gel
cells in one unit, one in other unit
along with 5471 receiver.
Only 3 of the 4 trucks are powered
to conserve battery charge.
Bachmann Combine
12-volt 2.2 AH Gel Cell
Older Aristo 5471 receiver
PAIRED LOCOMOTIVE AND BOXCAR
Aristo SD-45 and Aristo boxcar
Locomotive: two 6-volt 4 AH gel cells
Boxcar: 5471 receiver and one 6 v 3
AH
gel cell.
(As large as the SD-45 is, I could get
only two batteries inside even with
heavy modification).
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Doodlebug
Batteries: 10 AA NiMH 2000
mAH
Receiver: 5471 Trackside
LED headlight with AA system
LED interior lighting w/ AA
system
Link:
Doodlebug
Updated
2/11/05