FAQ:What is a command station?

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Command stations are the heart of the DCC system. They receive commands from a throttle network (such as Digitrax's Loconet), process them, and decide if it needs to make a standardized digital packet to send to all the decoders on a DCC system. They don't do the actual work, they tell other things to do the work. Please see command stations for full details.