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Have any of you seen this :

Ebay Auction

What the hell this all about - £220 for that !! , there are ones with bidding on
for the £50-£60 mark - has anyone heard of this , does it work ?
Or is it a pile of pants ?
 

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He knows how to talk something up!

Zylog Z80 chip was cutting edge - in 1982! Course it might still do the job... presumably as long as your car has one magnet of the right shape...

And calling it the Scalextric (!!!!!!) changer 2 (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

I suspect even if it does work, it will be a faff to set up. And the price! Just shows how amazing Scalextric's £50 offering really is (and you get a car with that one!)
 

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Wow! Sounds fun, except for the price. It would probably conflict with digital...if the wrong car crosses the switch then the speed calibration is off.

Is the term Scalextric a trademark or has that battle already been won in the UK courts...like the Hoover/Xerox/Kleenex kind of situation?


For all the though and good work that probably went into this it would be a shame if this is what shuts the guy down...He'd probably just have to change the labels on all 42 units.


We still must applaud efforts to better/advance the hobby. Perhaps Scaley will simply buy the guys system and put the SportWorld sticker on the front of it, since it already has their brand name on.

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Looks like there's quite a bit of effort gone into producing the box too. I however will not be getting one; just might pick up a cheap Pacer instead.


Mark.
 
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