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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,019
Posted By RNewman
IBBS selections:

You need to select the right IBBS product based on total current consumption. List out the equipment you want to include on the back-up battery, then add up all the currents and compare this against...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,019
Posted By RNewman
Trickle charge function

Regarding the question of the trickle charge wire, This connection provides a very small current to the IBBS unit to overcome self discharge currents. It does not provide any significant charging...
Forum: Safety 04-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,223
Posted By RNewman
RV-10 Engine out over KOCF

Monday afternoon at 7000 ft. right over KOCF on our way to Sun-n-Fun I had the opportunity to put all that engine-out training to work. The good news first: This was the best case possible, no...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,271
Posted By RNewman
Pin 2 and the IBBS

I would recommend not adding any other components to Pin 2, particularly an added series diodes as this reduces the input voltage presented on Pin 2. Since the function of pin 2 is to provide a...
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,311
Posted By RNewman
4 generation flight

I don't know if this has been done before, but if so, it's got to be rare.

Today I had the opportunity to share the RV grin with 4 generations all at once in my RV-10 N541RV. On board: my Great...
Forum: RV-10 11-14-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,895
Posted By RNewman
Fuel Pressure and Flow problem resolved

Fellow RV builders,

Some of you are already aware of the investigation I did into resolving a problem I saw with periodic deviations in fuel flow and fuel pressure in cruise flight.

...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,124
Posted By RNewman
70 hrs in service so far.

70 hrs in service so far.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,124
Posted By RNewman
1) We are not recommending the servos for use in...

1) We are not recommending the servos for use in control surfaces, they only have 2.5 lbs of drive force and are back driveable if you over force them.

2) No means for connecting them to an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,124
Posted By RNewman
New TCW Technologies Product, control valve servo kit

Fellow RV builders,

Our new control valve servo kit is now available. This linear actuator servo kit is ideal for controlling heater valves, oil cooler butterfly valves, alternate air doors...
Forum: RV-10 02-18-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 528,594
Posted By RNewman
N541RV

Thanks for all the complements, I certainly have enjoyed every aspect of this project, from the build to the technical layout and ergonomics to now the flying.

The DAR had no issue with the dual...
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 528,594
Posted By RNewman
N541RV is complete and flying

8 yrs later.... 40176 has been transformed into a flying...
Forum: RV-10 01-02-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 524,454
Posted By RNewman
N541RV is almost ready to go.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5JvzT7aznC4/TvKcEE3XCpI/AAAAAAAATao/wcMZqQYlAVw/s640/PC180298.JPG


3 screen AFS system (two 4500's, one 3400 mfd)
AFS Pilot (tru-trak) autopilot
Dual GNS-430...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By RNewman
Reiley, When you had the Mag issue, did...

Reiley, When you had the Mag issue, did effect all the cylinders?

Also, I checked the intake fitting at the sump by using a shop vac in blower mode forcing air into the carb and then applied...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By RNewman
Ground run-up mag check shows no difference at...

Ground run-up mag check shows no difference at all between left and right mag. All cylinders have egt rise running on one mag. rpm drop on each mag is about 80 rpm. I'm going to repeat this in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By RNewman
EGT Mystery, help please

After about 600 hrs of run time on our O-320-E2D, fixed pitch prop, I've developed a rise in EGT on just the #3 cylinder and I just can't seem to figure out the cause. This happened rather...
Forum: RV-10 02-13-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,832
Posted By RNewman
overhead console

I built my own overhead console, but getting the scat tubes to it is the same concept as with the Aerosport unit. I cut oval shape holes through the bulkhead at the rear of the baggage...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,232
Posted By RNewman
Steps

Wayne mentioned the out of round step tube after tightening the bolt. The step bushings we have on our web site solve this issue and the impending wiggly...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By RNewman
mcmaster seals

Troy,
I went the route of the McMaster seals on my 10. I found that I needed to grind the lip back to nearly flush with the bottom of the gutter to get the seal to fit nicely. I also did...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,214
Posted By RNewman
TCW Technologies new product

Fellow builders,

TCW Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of a new product to our offerings. The IBBS-12v-Charger is an AC plug-in charger for use with our IBBS back-up battery system....
Forum: Safety 09-07-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By RNewman
Safety-Trim

A few others already mentioned it, but here are the details:

Safety-Trim: 3 second max travel time, 2 speed trim control (airspeed based switching), very simple wiring (get rid of all the relay...
Forum: GPS 06-30-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,115
Posted By RNewman
430/530 battery

William, I had forgeten about that home repair I did! I believe ours went about 8-9 years, so I felt it wasn't a problematic 530. The lithium cell they use is definetly not a rechargeable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,778
Posted By RNewman
TCW battery back-up and LSE electronic ignition

Fellow RV'ers

TCW Technologies is pleased to announce that our Integrated Back-up Battery System, IBBS-12v-4ah has been approved for use with Light Speed Engineering's Plasma electronic ignition...
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,286
Posted By RNewman
Thanks for the advice, I did look at this in...

Thanks for the advice, I did look at this in deciding the mounting orientation and the bracket I designed. The side loading allowed by the MH instructions is 2-4 Gs, I added large fender...
Forum: RV-10 06-07-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,286
Posted By RNewman
oxygen in rv-10

I'm just finishing up my installation, MH system in the RV-10, mounted in tailcone, horizontal orientation. Here's a link to my picasa...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-26-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By RNewman
The IPS units do actually provide a bit more run...

The IPS units do actually provide a bit more run time out of the battery for the reason you identified, however, we do not specify this or make any promises in this regard. In a typical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,049
Posted By RNewman
TCW Technologies product availabilty

Fellow builders,

Our new product, Integrated Back-up Battery System (IBBS) is now available and in stock. This new product provides back-up power for critical electronics in one simple...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,190
Posted By RNewman
TCW Technologies, new product announcement

Fellow RV builders,

TCW Technologies is pleased to introduce our new product, Integrated Back-up Battery System (IBBS).
IBBS is a complete back-up battery solution for powering critical electronics...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,701
Posted By RNewman
IPS product solves this problem

Christer got it right,

Our IPS series of products was designed to solve this exact problem. The IPS-4a unit provides protection for up to 4 amps of load and is perfect for systems such as the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By RNewman
TCW group buy

So here's the results. We had 15 builders sign up for the promotion. They ordered a total of 25 different products. So we said what the heck, let's raise the discount to $25. Stein and crew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By RNewman
TCW Group Buy Update

Fellow Builders:

We had a great time at Oshkosh! We met many wonderful people and thoroughly enjoyed being involved in such a remarkable aviation event.

We would like to thank all those who took...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-04-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,884
Posted By RNewman
Safety-Trim with emergency reverse

Our product actually does resolve this issue. If one of the switches in the coolie hat actually still works, then using the momentary reverse switch on the power switch that provides power to our...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-04-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,884
Posted By RNewman
trim switch issues

These are some of the exact reasons why we came up with Safety-Trim. It limits trim travel to 3 seconds max and has an emergency reverse feature. If you have a failed trim switch in the stick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By RNewman
Flap controller

Our flap controller is not a positioning controller, i.e. it does not step the flaps down through a series of positions. Therefore, it does not need a position feedback sensor. It is more of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By RNewman
TCW Products

For those that are unfamilar with our products, please visit our web site at: www.tcwtech.com for all the details. We welcome your calls, emails or PM.

For those going to Oshkosh we are in Hangar...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,141
Posted By RNewman
TCW product update: SmartStart

Fellow RV builders,

Just a quick update regarding our SmartStart product. We have added a new option for use with our SmartStart anti-theft and safety starting module. We now are offering...
Forum: RV-10 05-23-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,297
Posted By RNewman
Wiggly Step Remedy Available

When I did my step installation I machined aluminum blocks that provided a clamping structure for the step bolt to work against. I detailed the installation on our web site. I've had enough...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,012
Posted By RNewman
TCW Technologies, new product announcement

Fellow RV builders,

Once again it is time for TCW Technologies to announce the availability of a new product. We have designed a small control module called SmartStart. It simplifies the...
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,629
Posted By RNewman
updated link

Here's an updated link that goes directly to the Safety-Trim web page.

http://www.tcwtech.com/Safety-Trim-Page.htm



Thanks,
Bob Newman
TCW Technologies
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-12-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,071
Posted By RNewman
Stop back at our web site when you get a moment, ...

Stop back at our web site when you get a moment, we just did a major house cleaning on the site.


Best regards,
Bob Newman
www.tcwtech.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,377
Posted By RNewman
run-away trim prevention

This is the exact reason we developed our product: Safety-Trim. It limits trim travel to a maximum of 3 seconds per switch actuation. It also has the ability to do 2 speed control of the trim...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 863
Posted By RNewman
TCW Technologies new products

Fellow RV builders,

Just a note to let you know that the new products we had on display at Oshkosh are now available and in stock.

We introduced two products:

1) The Intelligent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,448
Posted By RNewman
New Products from TCW Technologies

Fellow builders,

We are pleased to announce another new product. Universal Switch- Airspeed Kit. (USW-1)

At Sun-n-Fun many folks got to see our Safety-Trim and Intelligent Flap...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,366
Posted By RNewman
New Flap Controller from TCW Technologies

Fellow RV Builders,

I'd like to make you aware that we are introducing a new flap controller to our line-up of products at TCW Technologies. TCW Technologies currently provides the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,992
Posted By RNewman
posted for Bruce breckenridge

1- ST-2-12v-2sp requested via email


Bruce Breckenridge
13489 SE 172nd Ave.
Happy Valley, OR 97015

bbreckenridge 'at' gmail 'dot' com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,992
Posted By RNewman
on behalf of Henkjan van der Zouw

add to the list for ST-2-12v-2sp Plus Wiring Harness

Stein, please contact regarding other products to be ordered.


Posted for Henkjan van der Zouw

henkjan 'at' zme 'dot' nl
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,992
Posted By RNewman
posted for Jay Rowe

ST-2-12v-2sp for Jay Rowe

jfrjr 'at' roadrunner.com

builder #40301
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,992
Posted By RNewman
posted for Dave Leikam

ST-2-12v-2sp for DAVELEIKAM 'at' wi.rr 'dot' com


builder #40496
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,992
Posted By RNewman
posted for John Jessen

1- ST-1-12v-2sp

n212pj@gmail.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By RNewman
Special promotions on Safety-Trim

Fellow RV builders,

TCW Technologies is please to make available two promotions that will help lower the cost of Safety-Trim Intelligent Servo Controllers.

Please visit our web site to learn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By RNewman
Thanks for your order. It shipped today. Bob...

Thanks for your order. It shipped today.

Bob Newman
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By RNewman
New 2 Speed models of Safety-Trim available

Fellow RV builders,

We are pleased to announce that the new 2 Speed models of Safety-Trim are now available. Safety-Trim is an electronic controller for elevator and aileron trim servos...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By RNewman
Fellow RV builders TCW Technologies is...

Fellow RV builders

TCW Technologies is pleased to announce two more new products to add to the SAFETY-TRIM product line.
We are introducing a servo controller with all the features...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By RNewman
Safety-Trim dual speed

Toddav8R,

We are planning to come out with a new model in November that has all the features of Safety-Trim as described on our web site: ie. speed control, time limited operation,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By RNewman
New product for Experimentals - Safety Trim

Fellow RV builders,

I am pleased to announce that we have introduced a new product for the experimental aircraft market called Safety-Trim.

Safety-Trim is an intelligent electronic servo controller...
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