Advanced Super Throttle (DT500)

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Digitrax: Advanced Super Throttle (DT500)

Summary: The DT500 is designed to handle nearly every aspect of layout control. Run trains and consist, control up to 30 functions, program decoders, set up and operate routes, and much more. Just add a UR90 and/or UR92 and you can use infrared for wireless operation.

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General information
Manufacturer Digitrax

MSRP 189 USD192.40 EUR <br />168.34 GBP <br />285.64 AUD <br />254.98 CAD <br />
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Common Name Advanced Super Throttle
Product information

Product URL External Product Link
Product Manual URL External Product Link
Product Manual File File Link
Product Specifications File File Link
Year Released 2016
Year EOL 02/2021

Has computer interface None
Firmware Upgrade Possible No
Predecessor DT402
Successor DT602
Connection Details

Throttle Network LocoNet
Throttle Connection Methods Infrared, Wired
Infrared Requirements UR90, UR91, UR92
Radio Requirements UR90, UR91, UR92, UR93
Power method Battery
DCC Features

Can control stationary decoders Yes
Max Number of Controllable Functions 30


Part of the EVO Evolution Advanced 5/8A Starter Set.

Also available as a radio throttle.


  • Works with ANY LocoNet compatible system
  • Full numeric keypad
  • Soft On/Off power switch
  • Single key access to most common throttle tasks
  • Thirty functions (F0Fwd, F0Rev, and F1-F28)
  • Dual throttle controls
  • Control light and sound effects functions with the press of a button
  • Large Multi-Line LCD
  • Traditional walk around operation
  • Infra-ready out of the box ( with UR90 sold separately )
  • Function active/inactive indicators
  • Playable whistle feature on F2
  • Supports decoder programming
  • Simplified 4 or 2 digit addressing
  • Supports turnout and stationary decoder control
  • Supports cab signaling
  • Transponding “Find” feature
  • Device Query Mode
  • Input Mode
  • Fast clock
  • Recall feature

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