About Unitracks

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by T787, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. T787

    T787 New Member

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    I just ordered a K2 Turnout Track Set and a Kato HO/N Scale Premium Pack. My question is that do I need to buy a DC Converter for Turnout Control? The other Unitrack I ordered is the K-1 Standard Track Set. I am just a beginner and just wondering what else do I need to get my Kato train going.
  2. Bikerdad

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    The only thing you'll need now is a place to set the track up, and a train to run on it. The Kato Powerpack has the "snap-buttons" for mounting the turnout controllers, and everything else needed to get power to the track is in the K1 set.

    You'll enjoy the Unitrack. :thumb: One warning: when disassembling it, pull the track pieces straight apart. Do not cock them up or down relative to one another. :wave:
  3. T787

    T787 New Member

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    So basically I don't need the DC converter?:confused:
  4. Bikerdad

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    Correct, you do not need the DC converter if you're using the Kato powerpack, apparently they built the converter into it.

    Go to http://www.katousa.com/ and click on the picture of the powerpack. Here's what Kato has to say: Turnout Control Switch snap-on socket
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    T787 New Member

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    Great, I ordered one for no reason then:p. Thanks for answering my question then.:D