For the AC Meteor, the Trix Positive Direction
Control box is wired as shown. The speed of the Meteor is adjusted by the controller, the whistle
is operated by the controller reversing switch, and the direction of movement is changed
by the Positive Direction Control.
Press the lever on the Positive Direction control to the left
and let it return to the upright position. The arrow now points to the left. Turn the
speed control on, and the Meteor will move off, showing a white headlight and red tail
To change direction, turn the speed control to the left to
bring the Meteor to a stop. Press the lever on the control box to the right - the arrow
now points to the right.
Turn the speed control up and the Meteor will move off in the
opposite direction, with its light changed accordingly.
The whistle is switched on by depressing the black key on the
speed controller. A second depression will stop the whistle. The whistle can be adjusted
for tone and volume by adjusting the screw shown below. A stop limits the screw in a
clockwise direction to protect the diaphragm. Do not overstrain.