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Title: Graupner Super Smoke Generator 6V
Post by: ferny on January 11, 2017, 09:40:58 AM
quick question.


Can these be wired to the motor to created proportional smoke, or are they just on or off?


http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/graupner_2324.html (http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/graupner_2324.html)


Thanks in advance


Jon
Title: Re: Graupner Super Smoke Generator 6V
Post by: unbuiltnautilus on January 11, 2017, 02:11:09 PM
You may get a bit of a lag in operation. That unit takes a few seconds to get to a working temperature, so the action will be sluggish at best. However, if you stop for a while, so will the smoke unit. Worth a try.
Title: Re: Graupner Super Smoke Generator 6V
Post by: rsm on January 11, 2017, 02:49:47 PM
If you run the smoke unit off a 6v supply and put an Action P68s (http://www.componentshop.co.uk/p68s-variable-speed-brushless-fan-controller.html), on a 'Y' lead with your main speed controller, underneath it, you can blow more or less smoke up your funnel as you increase or decrease speed. I used two Graupner smoke units in parallel with a P68s on my Solebay (http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,47910.msg485423.html#msg485423).
Title: Re: Graupner Super Smoke Generator 6V
Post by: unbuiltnautilus on January 11, 2017, 06:24:02 PM
Now THAT is a good idea :-))
Title: Re: Graupner Super Smoke Generator 6V
Post by: ferny on January 11, 2017, 06:53:52 PM
Thanks


Like the idea of the speed controller just not the price!