Electro frog not modifying for dcc


Does anyone leave them as they come. It says on the back it is possible. I have modified several but with the extension I am thinking of using them as purchased. At least until I have my track planned better.


Hi Richard,

Yes, our club uses our Peco Electrofrogs right out of the box on our large DCC layout. In the past, we tried several of the "recommended" modifications to Peco's design, but found that these actually made successful use of the turnout more difficult. In the end, we trusted the Peco engineers more than all the folks that think they have "improvements".

That being said, it is very important that you wire the frog properly. We have found that relying on the points to provide the necessary power to all rails works consistently (power routing). Once they get a little dirty, the locos start stalling.

Another Richard

Chuck Hart

I now have 72 Electro Frog code 55 turnouts installed on my DCC N Scale layout. I have not made any modification to any of them. Been operating for about 10 years now with no problems. .
Regards, Chuck