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#1 elinsley

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Posted 11 December 2016 - 12:31 PM

I found my old slot car box from when I raced when I was younger and they had some controller parts in there and was wondering if they still use them.

 

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Posted 11 December 2016 - 12:46 PM

The Omni was a great controller for the money back in the mid-'90s. I used one for about 10 years with everything from Group 10 to scale cars.

Omni made three versions though I can't remember the specific names.


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 12:54 PM

I still have my Omni controller. I don't use it much anymore.


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 12:57 PM

Could you use these parts for other controllers?
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Posted 11 December 2016 - 01:47 PM

Hi Eric,  I still repair the Omni/Cidex.  While I get some parts from electronic houses when I need them, I try to keep a few on hand and can use them.  The Flex/Stick kit is a replacement for extrernal resistors.  Is the switch 3 or six pins? That (6 pin switch) is a common failure point for unfused omnis.  The circuit boards are not made anymore, generally....I have heard of  a Brazilian clone of the 'Stick' in production a few years ago.

 

I Like to use the Omni on OVALS.


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 05:09 PM

PM sent.
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Posted 11 December 2016 - 05:33 PM

Jim who did you send a PM to?
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Posted 11 December 2016 - 06:24 PM

Sorry.

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