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How to Wire A Turntable

Not a lot of detail provided, but just a simple question from Paul who models HO. Hopefully someone can assist.

“How do I wire up a dc turntable to use on dcc layout?”

4 Responses to How to Wire A Turntable

  • Look at the Hornby Website For Instruction. Hope I could help

  • Ken Bristowsays:

    Paul,
    Probably the one of the best helps is Larry Puckett’s book, “Wiring Your Model Railroad”.
    Ken B.

  • Don Jenningssays:

    The easiest way is to use a second 12 volt power supply and connect the turntable to that power supply. I have a HO scale DCC layout and I use an ATLAS (HO) turntable.. it works great.Easy to wire up.

  • Steve E Hubbardsays:

    If your building one, the turntable track needs a way to reverse polarity when turned 180 degrees. I would suggest a Juicer or similar device used on a reverse loop. You can use a D.P.D.T toggle however the automatic switching of an electronic devise is well worth the price. As stated a separate power source should be used for the drive motor.

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