72721Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Rokuhan Control and Turnouts
- Apr 24, 2013Thanks for the information. Guess I need to start saving money for 3 of these transformers.
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On Apr 24, 2013, at 9:40 PM, "Garth" <garth.a.hamilton@...> wrote:
> This controller can handle up to 1 amp before it trips the breaker so
> it will handle double or triple headed front end power no problem. for turnouts with the Y cable you can control 2 turnouts from one switch like in a passing siding where you want to open and close both ends simultaneously the RC03 is the turnout controller and it can be powered with the wall transformer as a stand alone unit with multiple ganged switches or it can be ganged on the side of a controller either RC01 or RC02. With these controllers you have the ability to operate 2 sidings from each switch unit with the A))5 Y cable and there are extension cables for track feed and turnout control wires available so complete plug and play . The turnouts as supplied are power routing. ie power follow the points and the other track is disconnected. however they come with screws that will change them to non power routing like the micro trains and Marklin turnouts.
> So you have a choice
> regards Garth
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "gardenrails" <gardenrails@...> wrote:
> > Does anyone on the group have experience with the ROK-RC-01 transformer?
> > I am planning a layout that would allow me to run up to (6) trains at once and most of those would be double headed so what are the limitations of this transformer. There will be (3) loops so I assume I need (3) seperate transformers, (1) for each loop would probably be the most pratical.
> > Also, I also know from what I have been reading that I can control (2) pairs of turnouts with this transformer and then snap only more switches to the end of the transformer but is there a limit of how many of these ROK-C002 switches that can be added?
> > Mack
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