Retired Digitrax Throttles

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Summary: List of Retired Digitrax Throttles

The following is a listing of throttles which are considered Retired by Digitrax

DCS50 / DCS51 All-in-one Command Station/Booster/Throttle

Digitrax Zephyr, superseded by the Zephyr Xtra DCS51, which was superseded in 2019 by the Zephyr Express.

BT2 Buddy Throttle

The BT2 was a simplified throttle with limited capability designed to get people up and running quickly. The BT2 was discontinued in 1999.

CT4 CT4 Quad Throttle

Part of the Challenger Set. Discontinued in 1998, this product is no longer able to be repaired. CT4 throttles can ONLY be used with a Challenger Set. They were not replaced with another similar product when discontinued.

Advanced and Super Throttles

DT100 Advanced Throttle

DT100 Series Throttles were discontinued in 2000. DT100 Series Throttles were shipped with early Chief Starter Sets

DT100R Advanced Radio Equipped Throttle

Discontinued in 2000.

DT200

DT200 Command Station & Throttle

DT200 is a throttle and command station that was shipped with Big Boy Starter Sets. Discontinued: 1998.

A DT200 will function as a DT100 throttle when connected to a Digtrax DCC System (except the Big Boy).

DT300 Advanced LocoNet Throttle

Compact full featured walkaround handheld. DT300 comes Infra (IR) ready. Discontinued in 2005.

DT300R Radio Equipped Advanced LocoNet Throttle

A compact full featured walkaround handheld. DT300R comes ready to run simplex radio when paired with an optional UR91. Simply plug into select a loco then you're ready to go wireless. Discontinued in 2005.

DT400 Super Walkaround/IR Throttle

The DT400 super throttle gives you direct control of two locos at a time. Run trains and consist, control up to 12 functions such as sound, program decoders, set up and operate routes, and much more.

  • Discontinued in 2009.

DT400R Super Radio Throttle

Offers Simplex wireless radio control with a UR91 simplex receiver.

  • Discontinued in 2009.

DT402

This throttle was the successor tp tje DT400, and was retired in 2016 when the DT500 replaced it. It featured 30 functions. Included with the Super Chief XTRA and Super Empire Builder Xtra sets.

DT500 /DT500D

All the features of a DT402, plus a soft ON/OFF key, built-in flashlight, IR Ready, 30 functions, simplified 2/4 digit addressing, Cab Signalling, Transponder Find, Device Query, Input Mode, Fast Clock Display, and a recall feature. It was part of the EVO starter sets.

Retired in 2021 with the introduction of the DT602.

DT500D Advanced Duplex Radio Super Throttle
  • DT500D
  • DT500DCE

Radio version of DT500

  • DT500 series throttles were retired February 2021.

Utility Throttles

UT4 Utility Throttle with 4 Digit Addressing

Features 4-digit addressing, F0-F12 for lighting and sound decoder operation.Direction switch with centre break position, with a large knob for precise throttle control.

Traditional walk around operation.Automatic locomotive selection and speed matching features, does not allow programming or turnout control.Infra-ready out of the box (with UR90, optional).

UT4D Duplex Radio Equipped Utility Throttle with Four Digit Addressing

Duplex radio version, approved for use in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

These throttles do not support turnout control or programming of decoders.

UT4DCE Duplex Radio Equipped Utility Throttle with Four Digit Addressing for Europe

For radio throttle approved for use in the EU. KATO Japan offers a version certified for use in Japan.

UT4R Simplex Radio Equipped Utility Throttle with 4 Digit Addressing

Simplex Radio version

UT2 Utility Throttle

These simple, cost effective throttles feature one large knob for speed control and a direction switch for direction control. Great add on throttle for all Digitrax Starter Sets. (Discontinued: 2005)

Replacement Potentiometer

If a replacement potentiometer (pot) is required for a UT2, the device is a 50kΩ Linear pot. Online sources indicate the ALPS RK09L1140A5P is a suitable replacement.

UT1 Utility Throttle

These simple, cost effective throttles feature one large knob for speed control and a direction switch for direction control. Great add on throttle for all Digitrax Starter Sets. (Discontinued: 2005)