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Update: This project is a go ahead, tested, firmware complete, production files ready to go. I’m thinking I’ll get some of these made up in the next couple of months.  They will suit the old classics ...
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Update: As you know all the hard work had been done, design, firmware complete, production files complete. But one issue. After trying every possible configuration it was impossible to make it work wi...
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Update, Another round of prototypes just ordered and 6 weeks off for development. And welcome new firmware engineer Edward who specialises in nRF to the team. As we will be busy this year we need a h...
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It’s either a faulty chip(s) or resistance in the motor. Seeing it’s one of your most run cars it will have more wear n tear including picking up metallic dust from worn braids like a magnetic vacuum ...
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Ok so the Gen II car decoder is on its way and holidays are finally over it’s time to continue this project. It’s our best project ever. Next stage is to redesign boards and DPR hatch with a simpler ...
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Design reconfigured so wiring is a breeze. Wires also will be soldered horizontally on top side of board to keep everything as flat as possible instead of thru hole. Should make for a nice install in...
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:idea: Next is a Nitrous lane changer electronics upgrade for SSD systems. It will feature: 1. 2 Lane Change sensors 2. 2 Anti Collision sensors 3. Best line system.  4. Wirelessly upgradeable and con...
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Hi Guys, The Scorpius chip is 90% completed so onto Carrera and Scalextric compatible projects by Scorpius. This is a big post so I’ll do it incrementally. I see Arc Pro as a great piece of kit that...
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[Video: https://youtu.be/uG7mrAeFpBE]Scorpius Generation II car decoder. Destruction testing stage: Car: NSR Mosler Motor: 25K Shark Power: 18V Speed: 8.33m/s (30.00kmh) Loop diameter: 1.83m  Loop len...
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(13th-Jan-22, 11:04 PM)KBazzer Wrote:  Scorplus says "My main point is " I don't like Scalextric No mate love it, long time, just been watching the scene for 15 years. Grew up on Scaley. Had ma...
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With supply chain issues (Carrera had the same scenario but made a profit, go figure), shipping costs doubling, wages doubling in China in recent times it might be time to bring it “back home”.  In c...
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“Demand for our product is higher than ever”. I’m not sure fooling the shareholders is a clever move. 2020 turnover 20millGBP 2005 turnover 45millGBP (adjusted for inflation around 60mill) I’m also ...
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My main point is Carrera has eaten a huge part of their business. Here in Oz there are hardly any Arc Pro sets but more digital Carrera sets than I can ever remember. On the US Scalextric was widely s...
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Some nice models there for sure. At $49.95GBP that’s $93.00AUD. Trouble is I can buy a new release NSR for $115.00. Only 20% more.
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Just the other day I was talking to a friend about where Scalextric is at worldwide at the moment. Here in Oz there’s not much available especially digitally speaking. In the US it’s hardly mentioned ...
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[attachment=20092]            Hi Guys, New basic Scorpius Generation II car chip. Emphasis on simplicity and durability. 17.4x8.5 or 147.9 sq.mm (or 1/3 size of Generation I car chip). DC only. (N...
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[Video: http://https://youtu.be/g3cQ9jpB-7s]
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Next job designing wiring and plug set up specification.
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