Block Wiring DCC?

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by green_elite_cab, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. baldwinjl

    baldwinjl Member

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    A decoder is the best answer. If you use a dead block in between you have to switch it so that it can't be accidentally powered either way. Sooner or later there will be an accident.

    Jeff
  2. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    I knew I read about it somewhere. About having DC sections of track with DCC operations.

    It's with TCS decoders.

    From http://www.bromsgrovemodels.co.uk/TCSDecoders1.htm

    It doesn't really address green_elite's original question, but does indicate legitimate use of a combination of DC power and a DCC system.
  3. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

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    Good find Woodie. I still prefer one power source option though. It is a lot less to worry about. :)