Genesis/Empire Builder (DB150)

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Digitrax: Genesis/Empire Builder (DB150)

Summary: A LocoNet base command station that can also operate in booster mode, Auto Reversing Booster, and more.

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General information
Manufacturer Digitrax
MSRP 179.00 usd"usd" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.
Manufacturer Part Number
Common Name Genesis/Empire Builder
UPC Number
Release information
Product URL Product Link
Manual URL Manual Link
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible No
Year Released 1999
Year EOL 2017
Successor DB210
Integrated Throttle None
Throttle Network LocoNet
Programming Modes Ops
Separate Programming Track No
DCC Features
Extended Addressing Yes
Max Simultaneous Throttles 22
CV Readback No
Max Simultaneous Trains 22
Supported Consisting Methods Advanced, Universal
Max Consists
Speed Steps
Max Switches 2048
Functions 30
Zero Stretching Yes
Auto Shuffle Train / Signal Speed Control
LocoNumberReadback No
Max Current 5
Continuous Current 5
Auto Reverse Yes
Optoisolated No
Input Power Waveform AC/DC


This device can only operate in broadcast write only programmer. This device also has overheat, over-voltage & short circuit protection. Power selectable output for N, HO, and large-scale layouts

Track Status indicator shows voltage and signal type (DCC or Zero Stretch Analog Signal for conventional operation.)

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