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AR1 3 in stock

AR1 Automatic Reverse Controller-Single

A cost effective way to add automatic reversing to one section of your DCC layout.

Features

  • Cost effective automatic reversing for one reversing section or subdistrict
  • User selectable trip current lets you adjust the AR1 to work with any scale or equipment on your layout
  • Auto-Reversing manages polarity mismatches on the reversing track section without manually throwing electrical toggle switches or adding another booster
  • 8 amp peak, 6 amp continuous Auto-reversing control for a single reversing district
  • Simple to wire 4 wire hookup, no locomotive wiring required
  • No external power required, runs off track power
  • AR1 operates with or without LocoNet, so it is compatible with all DCC systems

Alternatives to AR1 for Automatic Reversing on your layout:

  1. Use a double pole, double throw switch to manually allow for reversing
  2. Use one Digitrax booster set for automatic reversing and another set for normal operation
  3. Use a PM42 Quad Power Manager to handle 4 power sub-districts. You can set these up to be automatic reversing or power managers to prevent short circuits from shutting down your layout

29.99 23.99
PM42 2 in stock

PM42 Quad Power Manager System

PM42 Quad Power Manager lets you use a single booster and divide its output into 4 power sub-districts for automatic reversing or to improve operation by preempting booster shutdown when a short circuit is detected by the PM42.

Features

  • Cost effective power management for 4 power sub-districts
  • Short circuit management or auto-reversing for each sub-district
  • Increases layout reliability by preempting booster shutdown, minimizes downtime by automatically restarting once a short is cleared
  • User selectable short circuit detection sensitivity to optimize operation with other layout equipment
  • Auto-Reversing manages polarity mismatches on reversing track sections
  • Auto-Reversing is automatic, no need for toggle switches or additional boosters
  • PM42 connects to LocoNet to transmit information to your system
  • No locomotive wiring modifications needed

Note: External power supply is needed. PS14 (sold separately) or equivalent is recommended.


79.95 62.95
PM42UPGRADE 1 in stock

PM4 to PM42 Upgrade kit

Current PM4 users can upgrade their units for the new features of the PM42 by changing the chip on the board and re-programming the PM42 for their operation.


9.99 7.99