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DC to DCC

Andrew models in N scale and writes:

“If I want to change my current Kato DC layout to DCC and use a Bachmann E-Z controller but still use the Kato point switches, how do I power them and what do I need to do?”

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  • Nigel says:

    I’m not personally experienced with Kato point switches but I think the short answer is that you carry on with what you’re doing at the moment and just switch the train control from your analogue controller to the EZ. Just think of them as two completely independent circuits and you can’t go wrong.

    If you’re starting from scratch then power the points with a capacitor discharge unit (CDU) – power can either be taken from your old DC controller if it has an AC output or from a 16-24V AC power source

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