PowerPro 5A or CS02 command Station. (CS02)

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NCE: PowerPro 5A or CS02 command Station. (CS02)

Summary: The PowerPro is a complete DCC system with a Command Station,5A Booster and Full featured walk around cab.

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General information
Manufacturer NCE
MSRP
Manufacturer Part Number
Common Name PowerPro 5A or CS02 command Station.
UPC Number
Release information
Product URL Product Link
Manual URL Manual Link
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible Yes
Year Released
Year EOL
Predecessor
Successor
Details
Integrated Throttle Knobs and Buttons
Throttle Network
Programming Modes Ops
Separate Programming Track
DCC Features
Extended Addressing Yes
Max Simultaneous Throttles
CV Readback Yes
Max Simultaneous Trains 256
Supported Consisting Methods Advanced, Basic, Other
Max Consists 127
Speed Steps 128"128" is not in the list (14, 28/128) of allowed values for the "Has Speed Steps" property.
Max Switches 2044
Functions 28
Feedback Yes
Zero Stretching No
Auto Shuffle Train / Signal Speed Control No
LocoNumberReadback Yes
Booster
Max Current 5
Continuous Current
Auto Reverse
Optoisolated
Input Power Waveform

Description

The PowerPro is a complete DCC system with a Command Station,5A Booster and Full featured walk around cab. A 10Amp version is also available. The CS02 is just the command station portion of the PowerPro System and is sold as a upgrade path to NCE. There is no booster or cab included.

127 Advanced Consist are supported per system. 1 "Basic Consist" (old style) of a maximum of 4 locomotives per throttle is supported. Throttles are are all walk-around (not integrated). 5A and 10 Boosters are offered. NCE support "unified" consisting per NMRA and marked as "other". NCE does not support DC locomotives (Zero streatching.)

Universal is not a NMRA consisting term. It is a digitrax marketing term. NMRA consisting terms are:

  1. Address: Decoder based where the locomotive are given the same address. Single speed command from a throttle controls the consist. Uses CV2 (Short Address) or CV17/18 (long address)
  2. Basic: Command Station based where the command station send multiple speed commands to each locomotive in the consist from a single throttle to force the decoders to act as part of the consist. Decoders have no knowledge they are part of a consist.
  3. Advanced: Decoder based using CV19 to store the consist address. Single speed command from throttle is sent to consist address and controls any and all decoders with CV19 matching that consist address.
  4. Unified: Combination of Basic and Advanced.


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