Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Latest Threads
Mister No's Plarail Pics & Vids
Last Post: Super
Today 12:19 AM
» Replies: 261
» Views: 18919
tomy computer, thanks to nigels!
Last Post: sunhuntin
09-20-2020 06:31 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 149
Shipping woes
Last Post: Tharazero1
09-19-2020 12:15 PM
» Replies: 66
» Views: 4202
What did you do to your trains today?
Last Post: FfarquharDeveloper
09-18-2020 05:02 AM
» Replies: 458
» Views: 218210
Scratchbuilding B̶a̶c̶h̶m̶a̶n̶n̶'̶s̶ Tho...
Last Post: TrainMan2001
09-18-2020 04:55 AM
» Replies: 67
» Views: 15207
Custom Tomy Old Slow Coach Timeline
Last Post: FfarquharDeveloper
09-18-2020 12:40 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 189
Godiva Chocolate Percy
Last Post: Super
09-15-2020 05:54 PM
» Replies: 12
» Views: 229
Flynn Question???
Last Post: Super
09-15-2020 02:46 AM
» Replies: 21
» Views: 372
Custom Trackmaster Derek Timeline
Last Post: FfarquharDeveloper
09-14-2020 05:16 AM
» Replies: 20
» Views: 562
Online Selling Shockers
Last Post: Tharazero1
09-13-2020 03:36 AM
» Replies: 68
» Views: 3663
Unrecorded Phantom Gems
Last Post: Mister No
09-13-2020 03:32 AM
» Replies: 116
» Views: 10353
thomas and friends mini series
Last Post: sunhuntin
09-12-2020 12:28 PM
» Replies: 3135
» Views: 1896823

Mr. Motorman plugged into a US outlet
#1
When I do get Mr. Motorman if I live in the US, do I have to use some sort of adapter?

The voltage in Japan is 100 Volts and in the US is 120 volts
Making Customs, Filming Videos and looking for the purest engines. That's how I roll here on Blue Plastic Tracks.

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/TB90Productions
Reply
#2
no you will be using batteries.  







[-] The following 1 user Likes leylandvictory2's post:
  • Super
Reply
#3
There are versions that have a plug. The AA Battery needs to charge.
Making Customs, Filming Videos and looking for the purest engines. That's how I roll here on Blue Plastic Tracks.

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/TB90Productions
[-] The following 1 user Likes Trainboy90 Productions's post:
  • Super
Reply
#4
then get the version that doesn't require the user to plug the device into an electric outlet  The plugs from different region is different.  Unless you have an adapter, they cannot connect to your wall's electrical outlets.  

As for AA batteries, I get them at my local dollar store.  Wal mart sells a bulk around 30 pieces.  They are relatively inexpensive.
[-] The following 1 user Likes leylandvictory2's post:
  • Super
Reply
#5
I don't know for sure but wouldn't it have a USB port and not a hard wired plug to a wall cord? That way you can use any wall adapter (wall to USB) in your country? Mine is the 2 AAA battery one like in Ucwepns video which is not an onboard rechargeable.
[Image: super-smiley-emoticon.gif]
Reply
#6
This was the AA I was talking about
[Image: 10307638a.jpg]

[Image: 10307638a2.jpg]
Making Customs, Filming Videos and looking for the purest engines. That's how I roll here on Blue Plastic Tracks.

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/TB90Productions
[-] The following 1 user Likes Trainboy90 Productions's post:
  • Super
Reply
#7
(07-12-2019, 04:38 PM)Trainboy90 Productions Wrote: This was the AA I was talking about.....
[Image: 10307638a2.jpg]

OK, so it's USB, so no worries. Just plug the charger into any USB socket using the cable provided, anywhere in the world, and you'll be Motoring.
[-] The following 2 users Like chrisjo's post:
  • Super, Finno
Reply
#8
I recall trying to tell you this in a previous thread:

Quote:
(06-30-2019, 04:27 PM)Trainboy90 Productions Wrote: I do want a Mr. Motorman but I would have to get a Transformer to plug it into.

Wrong. The Li-Po version (AA size receiver) uses USB, like RC helicopter/quadcopter batteries. You would plug it into a USB port.


There's no such thing as a Mr. Motorman unit that uses mains electricity like standard (and 12V/9V LEGO) model trains. Also, it's not a AA battery, but a receiver that replaces a AA battery in a drive unit and contains its own (non-replaceable) rechargeable battery.
[-] The following 1 user Likes DalaGStanator's post:
  • Finno
Reply
#9
That's what I was also talking about, it looks like an AA Battery but it's a reciever.
Making Customs, Filming Videos and looking for the purest engines. That's how I roll here on Blue Plastic Tracks.

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/TB90Productions
Reply




Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:


Password:





Private Messages
Please login or register to use this functionality.

Statistics
» Members: 701
» Latest member: jbdolan
» Forum threads: 3,650
» Forum posts: 39,876

Full Statistics

Online Staff
There are no staff members currently online.

Who's online
There are currently no members online.

Advertiser