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Old 05-09-2020, 08:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Switch motor on WYE switch

I am having problems getting Aristocraft switch motors to work a wye switch. I think it's a PIKO wye. When I hook up the Aristo switch motor, it seems to work once or twice and then it burns out. I know the switch motor works because I've had it on other switches. The switch motor is a slow motion motor (ART11298).
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Old 05-10-2020, 06:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The Aristo is very similiar to the BOHLER WA2 I have. Also the WA1 is a 9 pin version with an extra connection. Just search for this and you will find it and the Aristo unit. Trainli used to carry these and the base plate which gave extra throw capability.
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Old 05-10-2020, 03:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It seems possible that if you are really meaning you burned out/actually damaged the motor, that the switch motor was not allowed to go full travel.


There are limit switches that disconnect the motor power at the end of the throw. If power is never removed I could see a case to burn up the motor.


The switch you have may have a different travel, or the mounting does not allow the travel to be "centered".




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