Identifying Hornby motor type

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ianb26
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Identifying Hornby motor type

Postby ianb26 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:37 am

Hi there,

I am trying to identify a Hornby motor which I want to DCC , but am not sure if it is Type7 or X 03 or 04. I have taken some photos, which are on my computer, but not sure how to upload them. I need to check that I have identified the leads which have to be added to the decoder. Can someone help me with the uploading of the photos please.

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Re: Identifying Hornby motor type

Postby alex3410 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:07 am

Under the text box were you input your reply there is a tab called attachments, you should be able to upload images there (press the add files button and then browse for your image)

if you have any trouble PM me and we will get it sorted.

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Re: Identifying Hornby motor type

Postby RAFHAAA96 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:00 am

Google Hornby type 7 motor and then Hornby X03 and/or 04 motor, select images tab and the difference will be immediately obvious.
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Re: Identifying Hornby motor type

Postby Bufferstop » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:20 pm

Google's your best bet, X03 and X04 may be very difficult to distinguish from photographs but are basically interchangeable, the X04 having small refinements, all major dimensions were retained to avoid any tooling changes, and having to supply spares for two versions.
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