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    Installing a digital command control system allows for track occupancy detection and the use of signals on your model railroad. In this video, modeler and DCC expert Steve Barkley discusses block occupancy detectors and signal controllers. Wiring your Layout for Controlling Signals and Block Occupancy Detection Steve explains step-by-step how to wire your layout for

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    There’s plenty of resources available if you are new to the world of digital railway operation. Digital command control systems require wiring your layout, and there’s plenty to consider before jumping in. To gain a better understanding, you can reach out to the model railroad community, browse user groups online, or read literature from from

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    If you’re looking for an easy to follow tutorial on installing DCC and wiring your layout, then DCC expert Steve Barkley‘s got you covered. Installing DCC on your layout doesn’t have to be intimidating. With Steve’s guidance, you’ll wire your layout for digital command control in no time. Wiring your Layout – Connecting the Command

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    All digital command control stations need a power supply. Basic systems are normally sold with a power supply already included, but some advanced systems require a separate purchase. Modeler and DCC Expert Steve Barkley provides some helpful tips on choosing the correct power supply for your DCC command station. DCC Components – Power Supply In

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    A digital command control system will transform your layout and make it easier to operate. If you are considering upgrading your layout with DCC components, then you may want to do some research prior to installation. If you are completely new to DCC systems, you’ll want to check out a quick overview provided by modeler

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    Modeler and DCC Expert Steve Barkley provides a quick overview of Digital Command Control Systems (DCC). If you’re thinking about converting to DCC, Steve suggests constructing a sample layout so you can watch the system in action. You will also have the opportunity to become familiar and comfortable with DCC components before you convert your

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    If you purchase a brand new Tortoise Slow-Motion Switch Machine for your model railroad layout, you will notice there is some assembly required as well as an installation process. Although the process is fairly easy and the product comes with instructions and templates, some modelers learn best from visual instruction. In this video, modeler George

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    The invention of railroad signaling systems was introduced when automobile traffic became more prevalent in the 1900’s. Signaling systems are a crucial part of the railroad today. Detection and signaling prevent collisions, keep the trains on schedule and support a safer environment. Due to the high importance of signaling systems, they are critical for your

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