Utility Throttle (UT1)

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Digitrax: Utility Throttle (UT1)

Summary: These simple, cost effective throttles feature one large knob for speed control and a direction switch for direction control.

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General information
Manufacturer Digitrax

MSRP 79.95 USD81.39 EUR <br />71.21 GBP <br />120.83 AUD <br />107.86 CAD <br />
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Common Name Utility Throttle
Product information

Product URL External Product Link
Product Manual File File Link
Product Specifications File File Link
Year Released 1995
Year EOL 7/2005

Successor UT4
Connection Details

Throttle Connection Methods Wired
DCC Features

Can control stationary decoders No
Max Number of Controllable Functions 4


As of 2011, these throttles are no longer repairable.


  • Large knob for speed control
  • Switch for direction control.
  • Locomotives are selected with dial switches
  • Four functions
  • LocoNet Throttles, designed to operate on existing Digitrax LocoNet systems.
  • Speed steps: 14, 28, or 128
  • Utility throttles operate without a battery. Because of this, Utility Throttles will not work on LocoNet systems using stereo jacks as plug ins.
  • The UT1 has no programming capability.


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