Digitrax

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Manufacturer: Digitrax


Summary: Manufactures a complete line of DCC products - everything from the power supply to decoders. Digitrax is one of the few manufacturers that has transponding integrated into their complete line of products.

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General information
Phone +1-850-872-9890
Fax +1-850-872-9557
Email
Main URL Main URL
URL to manuals Product Manuals
Address Digitrax, Inc2443 Transmitter RdPanama City, FL 32404-3157USA
Date Opened
Date Closed
Successor
Device Types Booster, Command Station, Mobile Decoder, Other, Power Supply, Stationary Decoder, Throttle

Getting started with Digitrax

For those just getting started with Digitrax products, or want a quick over view, we highly suggest that you read the Digitrax primer. It reviews basics the basics of the Digitrax system so that you can easily compare it with other DCC systems out there.

Products Offered

Digitrax offers a large number of products. Please the Digitrax Products page for details.

Description

For those just getting started with Digitrax products, or want a quick over view, we highly suggest that you read the Digitrax primer. It reviews basics the basics of the Digitrax system so that you can easily compare it with other DCC systems out there.

Products Offered

Digitrax offers a large number of products. Please the Digitrax Products page for details.

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Digitrax FAQs

Q: How to Read the CV Settings on a Decoder using a Digitrax Empire Builder Set?

Not with the Empire Builder - the Digitrax DB150 cannot read back CVs, using any combination of hardware or software. The functionality is simply not built into the command station. The Chief and the Zephyr systems can read CVs.

Edit FAQ Related Articles: DB150 Related Manufacturer: Digitrax Categories: Command Station, Programming

Q: What does 'Slot=Max' mean on Digitrax?

The Slot=Max message means that you have used all of the available slots in your command station. Or you have the maximum number of locomotives allowed by your system in use.

On a DT400 or DT300, the display will show Slot=Max. Older DT100 or DT200 throttles will display FF, and the Zephyr shows FULL. All these indications mean that the number of slots available is zero, as all are in use.

For more information on the Slots and the Slot Max error, see the Slots article.

The maximum number of locomotives that can be run at any one time depends on the number of available slots in the command station. Each command station has a different maximum number of slots available. The DCS50 (Zephyr) has 10 slots, the DB150 (Empire Builder) has 22 slots, and the DCS100 (Super Chief) has up to 120 slots.

Note:

It is a common misunderstanding that locomotives are associated with throttles, and that the limit on locomotives depends on the throttle. The number of slots available in the command station dictates the maximum number of locomotives that can be "managed" by the system at any one time.

The number of slots used depends on a few factors including the number of locomotives in use on the system, the number of consists defined, and the consisting type used. For more information see the sections on consisting elsewhere in the DCCWiki.

If you receive a slots=max message you must free some slots on the command station.

Edit FAQ  Related Manufacturer: Digitrax Categories: Command Station

Q: I cannot Connect to a LNWI

The LocoNet Wireless Interface (LNWI) is limited to four connections.

Unfortunately, it does not release a connection after a period of inactivity by that device. The only way to release the connection so another wireless throttle can be added to the network is by power cycling the LNWI.

If there are only four wireless devices which connect to the LNWI, this limitation is not an issue. When visiting operators use their devices as a wireless throttles, it may not connect, or the connection will remain until the LNWI is powered down.

Edit FAQ Related Articles: Simplex, Duplex and Infrared, Wireless Throttles Related Manufacturer: Digitrax Categories: Throttle Network

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