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idiot

Member
DC 2 train Z Scale layout: ..... Which power pack is best?
1. MTL 99513000 Railpower 1300 Two units or
2.Noch 88163 and with or without the ac/dc adapter88171?
THANKS
 

GeeTee

Well-Known Member
DC 2 train Z Scale layout: ..... Which power pack is best?
1. MTL 99513000 Railpower 1300 Two units or
2.Noch 88163 and with or without the ac/dc adapter88171?
THANKS
I would go with a an MRC 780 and a pair of MRC AT880 s one on each throttle output , If you look around you can find 780 s for ~$100 (ebay) $75 +ship @MTS .

If you can't find the AT 880 , they are easily made from bridge rectifiers or diodes . They lower the voltage 3.5 - 4 volts.


they will limit the pack so only about 60 % of the range of the knob will be used , thats the drawback.
 
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