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I'm not an NCE user, but here goes. If you have two devices,
each of which can provide 5 Amps to power your trains, you may not
merge the DCS and DB booster outputs before splitting off to the
various blocks. You'll damage the booster or the command
station, or both. They need to be kept completely separate all
the way to the rails; this is the same whether you're using NCE,
or Digitrax. It's the same as having two power amplifiers for
your stereo - you can't just tie the outputs together and get
twice as much wattage.
As for the buzzer, what powers it? Again, you should get in the
habit of not wiring any energized item to your rails, so if you're
going to use a buzzer to monitor for shorts, make sure you
disconnect the DB/DCS before you start wiring.
On 2018-01-06 16:34, Affordable Roofing Contractors
Don thanks for the advice. Yes I purchased the PH-PRO-R it
comes with the command station integrated with a 5 amp power
station, UTP panel and cables. Additionally, I purchase a
separate power supply for the pro cab. I also purchased a
separate PB-5 amp booster that will give me a total 10 amps so
I can run up to 10 loco.
The wiring of the pro cab and pb5 is my next challenge. I'm
thinking they can both go into a wire terminal that separates
into power sections. Or does the pro cab power station daisy
chain into the pb5 then to the wire terminal? That's what I
need to find out.
I'm going to take your advice and leave the circuit
breakers off for the time being. I purchased a buzzer that I
will use when installing the track. I understand it will buzz
if I install a feeder wire wrong.
I am so new to DCC but very excited about the challenges
and rewards. I appreciate your input.