DCC Reverse Loop Question

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by John P, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. John P

    John P Member

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    I'm in the process wiring my layout, I have 2 reverse loops and on each loop there is a turn out, one to a turntable which will have an AR1 controlling it, the other RL turnout goes to a yard area. Each reverse loop is controlled by its' own controller (PM42) sections set for Auto-reversing. My question is, if I'm operating a switcher in the yard area and a freight loco enters the Reverse loop on which I'm running the yard switcher and the entering freight loco is entering the loop with the opposite polarity and the auto-reverse switches, what happens to my switcher in the yard, same goes for the other loop with the turntable's entry and exit rails?? I was told that nothing will happen?????
  2. baldwinjl

    baldwinjl Member

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    Nothing happens. They contine doing what they were doing.
  3. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    The direction facility for your locos is built into the chip. Changing the polarity of the track doesn't matter, as it is a sort of AC to begin with.
  4. Harold Cole

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    If you are using DCC 60103 is correct