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I've been using my NCE Power Cab starter set for a while now on my Twin Peaks HO scale layout, and I've only gotten around now to posting about this despite it being so annoying. The gist of the annoyance is that if I have two locos that I want to run, say loco A and loco B, and if I...
I'm currently running DC on my layout, but I want to switch to DCC for a variety of reasons. NCE Powercab seems like the way to go for an entry-level DCC system, but I wasn't sure how well it will work with connecting to EZ-Track. I read elsewhere on a blog to simply cut the wired connector...
I am planning on expanding my current 4' X 8' layout by adding a 2' X 8' section. Does anyone know of a way that I can determine if my NCE Powercab will be able to power the proposed addition. My turnouts on the present 4 X 8 are Atlas remote snap switches powered by a separate power source. I...
Long time listener, first time poster here.
I recently took the dive into DCC with the NCE Power Cab, but I would like to alternate between DC and DCC for a while, as suggested here. I wouldn't be running both DC and DCC simultaneously, but I would like to operate a session in DC...
Hello, I am looking for a simple DCC transformer that allows me to get the most out of a DCC equipped locomotive. I've looked at the NCE Powercab and find it might be too complex for my experience level. I've also looked at the Ez command transformer from Bachmann. However, I am looking for...
I've been searching for quite some time now and am now thoroughly confused. It's almost time for me to begin wiring the my layout (which is only 6x10) but I am completely lost on how to do so. The system I have is an NCE Power Cab - which looks/sounds easy enough to set up - but then I start...
NCE Powercab opinion
NCE's Powercab is a great beginner begginner DCC system for small to medium sized layouts. When I first opened it up and took it all out of its nice packaging. All it is is the plug in panel, the throttle and 2 different types of cords. Setup took me 5 minutes, screw the...
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