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I'm new to all of this. I'm hooking up an MRC Prodigy Advance 2 for DCC. Is a "Program Track" just a small piece of track that is completely unattached to the main track and used solely to program the loco? Thanks in advance for any help.
 

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HI,

Good question, The program track cannot be used to move the locos, so it cannot be connected to the main track...almost.

You can do two choices:

A. Add a seperate track on your layout, (I use mine to hold passenger cars when not programing locos).

B. Insolate it from the main line so your engines can drive on, they you can push it on to the main line. Remember, it has to be insolated, I recommend those plastic rail connectors from atlas.

--Cid
 
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