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Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-19-2019, 03:46 PM
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Posted By DonR
This high 'start up' voltagze may be another...

This high 'start up' voltagze may be another situation you should discuss with Digitrax.

Don
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-18-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
The 14.8 volts would be the norm for the output ...

The 14.8 volts would be the norm for the output
of a DCC controller.

The electronic experts may have an answer as to
why your controller put out a much higher voltage
initially. Was there a...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-17-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
I assume your tests of the reverse controller...

I assume your tests of the reverse controller showed
it to be defective since you are returning it to Digitrax.

The wiring diagram that you show in your last
post is correct as to the reverse...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-16-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
' As you are using it, the BXPA is a reverse...

'

As you are using it, the BXPA is a reverse loop
controller. To test it, connect the track bus to
the two IN terminals. Connect a short wire to
each of the two OUT terminals. Use your meter...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
I am not familiar with the actual operation of ...

I am not familiar with the actual operation of
the DSC50, but it's manual states that a
'short circuit' is indicated by a series of 0's
moving across the screen from left to right.

Did you see...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-16-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
Not sure exactly what you mean when you say the ...

Not sure exactly what you mean when you say the
2nd reverse controller stopped functioning.

Did the DCS50 controller show 'short circuit'? How did you
know that reverse controller 'stopped'?
...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-05-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
Connecting the BXPA1 is very simple. According ...

Connecting the BXPA1 is very simple. According
to the Digitrax manual instructions you would see
on it INA and INB. you connect your track bus
to these terminals.

You'll see OUTA and OUTB...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-04-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
What you have is a folded figure eight with a ...

What you have is a folded figure eight with a
second figure eight within it. I agree with where
you have indicated insulated joiners but wonder if
those isolated sections are long enough for any...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 04-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
Ronatu I'm a bit confused by your layout...

Ronatu

I'm a bit confused by your layout drawing.

Have your drawn it out using RED for 'outside' rail,
BLACK for 'inside' rail?

I see the two reverse loops that you have identified,
but...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 05-09-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,395
Posted By DonR
Jerry How do the load resistors you install...

Jerry

How do the load resistors you install on your
cars for occupancy detection affect the operation
of a DCC reverse loop controller? As you know,
we advise that any isolated track section...
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