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Block Watcher ™
DCC Specialties
$27.95
4 @ $25.95, 10 @ $22.95
List $31.95

The Block Watcher™ is a new concept in block detection.
This detector puts the power of a microprocessor to work analyzing the current feed to the rails. This detector has been designed to eliminate many of the installation problems associated with the installation of signal systems. The Block Watcher comes ready to install, all you have to do is to connect it between the DCC booster or circuit breaker and the rails. Then connect the detector output switch to your signal system.
The Block Watcher™ has many uses and applications.
It can not only be used as the basis of signaling systems, but can also be used to indicate occupied blocks or triggers for Stop-On-DCC decoders. The Block Watcher is powered from the DCC input power and eliminates the need for an added external power supply. The output is optically isolated so the signaling system can be separate from the DCC signal and thus minimize the interference with operation of the signal circuits. The detector will handle up to 20 Amps of DCC current. An automatic adjustment for leakage current up to 130 mA is provided. Detection output terminals are available for a switched output and remote LED block detect indication. The bi-polar output can be used with any signaling system using less than 30 Volts and will switch up to 1 A of current.
More Info, Features in Detail
Review


PSX-AR Auto Reverser / Circuit Breaker
DCC Specialties
from $53.95
List from $65.95
Compatible with the newly introduced 2 Rail AC.
Protected by U.S. patent numbers 7810760, 7810761, 7810435.
PSX-AR DCC Solid State Auto Reverser-Circuit Breaker w/integrated (Stall Motor) Stationary Decoder. Automates Reverse Loop Turnouts. List $65.95
PSX-ARFB DCC Solid State Auto Reverser-Circuit Breaker w/integrated (Stall Motor) Stationary Decoder and network Feedback. Automates Reverse Loop Turnouts. List $69.95
PSX-ARSC DCC Solid State Auto Reverser-Circuit Breaker w/integrated (Snap Coil) Stationary Decoder. Automates Reverse Loop Turnouts. List $77.95.
PSX-ARSCFB DCC Solid State Auto Reverser-Circuit Breaker w/integrated (Snap Coil) Stationary Decoder and network Feedback. Automates Reverse Loop Turnouts. List $79.95
PSX-AR-AC Features the same performance as the PSX-AR but is designed to work on conventional 2 rail AC. List $79.95
Introduction
Manual (PDF, external link)
Optional Screw Terminal Kits
PSX Hints (PDF, external link)
PSX vs. OnGuard? | How To Wire A Long Reverse Loop | Irony of Technology
Exclusive Double Reverse for the PSX-AR
Add-on Circuit for the PSX-AR
Adding Push Button Control (ext. link)

PSX DCC Circuit Breaker
DCC Specialties
from $37.95
List from $44.95

Protected by U.S. patent numbers 7810760, 7810761, 7810435.
PSX1
DCC Solid State Power District Circuit Breaker, 1 Block, 0-20 Amps. List $44.95
PSX2 DCC Solid State Power District Circuit Breaker, 2 Block, 0-20 Amps/Block. List $84.95
PSX3 DCC Solid State Power District Circuit Breaker, 3 Block, 0-20 Amps/Block. List $124.95
PSX4 DCC Solid State Power District Circuit Breaker, 4 Block, 0-20 Amps/Block. List $164.95
All PSX Series DCC Circuit Breakers include Network Feedback at no extra charge. Feedback, Shorted and Occupancy Status to  Digitrax (LocoNet), Lenz (ExpressNet) and NCE (CabBus).
Introduction
Optional Screw Terminal Kits
Model Railroader Review
Preliminary Manual (PDF, external link)
PSX Hints (PDF, external link)
PSX vs. OnGuard?


PSX1-AC 3 and 2 Rail Intelligent Circuit Breaker
DCC Specialties
$49.95
List from $54.95

Protected by U.S. patent numbers 7810760, 7810761, 7810435.
PSX1-AC (3 and 2-Rail) AC Solid State Power District Circuit Breaker, 1 Block, 0-20 Amps.
For larger railroads, for the best protection, it is recommended that multiple power blocks be established using multiple PSX1-AC.
Protected by U.S. patent number 7810435.
Introduction
Info and Manual
AC High Railers Adopting DCC Technology


Tortoise Buddy Baby™
DCC Specialties
$5.85
List $6.49

8 Screw Terminals
Direct Connect
No Self Power
Shipping in July 2013
Intro Info
Installation Info


Tortoise Buddy Junior™
DCC Specialties
$6.49
List $6.99

Solder Terminals
Self Powered
No Screw Terminals
Intro Info
Installation Info
Review


Tortoise Buddy Senior™
DCC Specialties
$10.79
List $11.99

12 Screw Terminals
Direct Connect
Self Powered
Shipping in July 2013
Intro Info
Installation Info
Review


Tortoise Buddy Wiz-Kid™
DCC Specialties
$14.39
List $15.99

12 Screw Terminals
Direct Connect
Self Powered
Auto Throw
Shipping in July 2013
Intro Info
Installation Info
Review


Tortoise Buddy Wiz-Kid™ - Tortoise™ Combos
DCC Specialties
from $28.45
List from $34.94
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1 Pack Combo
$36.94
$29.95
$6.99
6 Pack Combo
$215.94
$169.95
$45.99
12 Pack Combo
$424.98
$299.95
$124.93
Tortoise™ Info | Buy Tortoise™ Only
Tortoise Buddy Info elsewhere on this page.
Recommended control switches to use with the Tortoise Buddy
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"

Jack Wabbit Quad™
DCC Specialties
$TBA
List $TBA

Quad output stationary decoder
Operates all switch motors with direct LocoNet, NCE and Lenz connections.
Exclusive patented Auto-Throw and much more.

Patented Features
Auto Throw™
Auto Throw™ Timer
Auto Return™
Smart Route™
Dispatcher Over-Ride™
Lock Block™
Locked Route Control™
Smart Default Ops™
Smart Power Routing


Intro Info


Jack Wabbit Quad™ Digitrax Version
DCC Specialties
$TBA
List $TBA

Quad output stationary decoder
Same as above with direct Digitrax LocoNet™ connection.


Intro Info


Wabbit™
DCC Specialties
$27.95
List $31.95

Dual output DCC stationary decoder.
Protected by U.S. patent number 8113471.
The Wabbit DCC stationary decoder operates 2 DC stall motor type switch machines and features the same patented unmatched performance of its popular kin the HARE.
More Info | Review | Buy Tortoise™ | Picture Gallery
Hare vs. Wabbit, Time vs. Money
Stationary Decoder Buses with the Hare and Wabbit
NCE Mini Panel Makes Control Panels Easy As 1-2-3
Programming for Digitrax
Card Edge Connectors (TTE-TORT-CONN) are not included.
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"


Wabbit™-FB (Feedback Version)
DCC Specialties
$35.95
List $41.95

Dual output DCC stationary decoder with feedback reporting.
Protected by U.S. patent number 8113471.
Includes all the special features of the Wabbit plus feedback turnout position reporting to Digitrax LocoNet, Lenz ExpressNet and NCE CabBus.
More Info
Review
Buy Tortoise™

Picture Gallery

Card Edge Connectors (TTE-TORT-CONN) are not included.
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"
NCE Mini Panel Makes Control Panels Easy As 1-2-3


Wabbit™ - Tortoise™ Combos
DCC Specialties
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2 Pack Combo
(1 Wabbit, 2 Tortoise)
$75.85
$59.95
$15.90
6 Pack Combo
(3 Wabbit, 6 Tortoise)
$221.85
$164.95
$56.90
12 Pack Combo
(6 Wabbit, 12 Tortoise)
$436.70
$299.95
$136.75
Tort Connectors are NOT included, sold separately.
Tortoise™ Info | Buy Tortoise™ Only | Wabbit™ Info
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"

Wabbit™-FB - Tortoise™ Combos
DCC Specialties
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2 Pack Combo
(1 Wabbit-FB, 2 Tortoise)
$85.85
$69.95
$15.90
6 Pack Combo
(3 Wabbit-FB, 6 Tortoise)
$251.85
$189.95
$61.90
12 Pack Combo
(6 Wabbit-FB, 12 Tortoise)
$496.70
$344.95
$151.75
Tortoise™ Info | Buy Tortoise™ Only | Wabbit™ Info
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"

Hare™ I.
DCC Specialties
$24.95
List $32.95

Revolutionary DCC stationary decoder. In stock!
Protected by U.S. patent number 8113471.
Plugs Directly on to Tortoise™ (App Notes, Manual). Version I has been significantly improved to make wiring even easier along with other new features. All Power Routing is now controlled by a user selectable dip switch. Version II provides Feedback and Switch Position reporting for Digitrax LocoNet, Lenz ExpressNet and NCE CAB Bus. Version II also includes all the updated features of Version I.
More Info | Buy Tortoise™ | Picture Gallery
Hare vs. Wabbit, Time vs. Money
Stationary Decoder Buses with the Hare and Wabbit
NCE Mini Panel Makes Control Panels Easy As 1-2-3
Programming for Digitrax
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"


Hare™ II. Feedback Version
DCC Specialties
$29.95
List $34.95

Revolutionary DCC stationary decoder. In stock!
Protected by U.S. patent number 8113471.
Plugs Directly on to Tortoise™ (App Notes, Manual). Version I has been significantly improved to make wiring even easier along with other new features. All Power Routing is now controlled by a user selectable dip switch. Version II provides Feedback and Switch Position reporting for Digitrax LocoNet, Lenz ExpressNet and NCE CAB Bus. Version II also includes all the updated features of Version I.
More Info | Buy Tortoise™ | Picture Gallery | Video

Hare vs. Wabbit, Time vs. Money
Stationary Decoder Buses with the Hare and Wabbit
NCE Mini Panel Makes Control Panels Easy As 1-2-3
Programming for Digitrax
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"


Hare™ - Tortoise™ I. Combos
DCC Specialties
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1 pack
$54.90
$39.95
$14.95
6 pack
$323.70
$229.95
$93.75
12 pack
$640.40
$429.95
$210.45
Tortoise™ Info | Buy Tortoise™ Only | Hare™ Info
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"

Hare™ - Tortoise™ II. Combos
DCC Specialties
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1 pack
$56.90
$44.95
$11.95
6 pack
$335.70
$259.95
$75.75
12 pack
$664.40
$474.95
$189.45
Tortoise™ Info | Buy Tortoise™ Only | Hare™ Info
Recommended control switches to use with the Wabbit™ & Hare™
SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O, SPST Momentary 1/4", SPDT 5AMP 120V C/O 1/2"

The Tortoise™, the Tortoise™ Logo and the Tortoise™ graphic are trademarks of Circuitron, Inc. of Romeoville, Il. They and all photos of the Tortoise™ are used with permission. The Hare™ is a product of DCC Specialties, which is in no way affiliated with Circuitron, Inc.

Magna Force MF615
DCC Specialties
$44.95
List $52.95

Discontinued. To be replaced by the MF620, not available yet. Use NCE P515 as a comparable option.
High Performance Model Railroading DCC Power Supply recomended for Digitrax, Lenz, NCE, and other DCC systems. Outperforms all other comparable models in power, safety, and features! Grounded, fail-safe three-wire input and output; Illuminated rocker power switch; Circuit breaker protection on the output; 6 A, 15 VAC Output, Input 120 VAC; Sealed unit - impact resistant enclosure
Model No. MF615, DCC Power Supply: Class 2 SELV Transformer


PowerPax
DCC Specialties
$49.95
List $59.95

DCC Programming Booster. Compatible with Digitrax, Lenz, NCE and all other DCC systems.
Note: Once installed you should leave set-up for all programming.
Foreign users with 220-240 VAC will need to furnish their own power supply, Input: 16-18 VDC and 200 mA max.
DETAILS
PICTURES
For Lenz products consider also Lenz Black Box Programmer


OnGuard! OG-CB
DCC Specialties
$24.95
List $29.95

Low cost circuit breaker.
Note: Not for direct current (DC) applications.
• 4 Amps
• Easy to Install Screw Terminals
• No Relays
• 1 Year Warranty
• Low Cost
• No Power Supply Required

PICTURES

PSX vs. OnGuard?
Installation (ext. link)


OnGuard! OG-AR
DCC Specialties
$31.95
List $39.95

"It works perfectly. Now my short coupled diesels and steam locomotives glide along the switching yard without so much as a hiccup."
Low cost auto-reverser/breaker. Includes integrated circuit breaker function. Not offered in other low cost auto-reversers manufactured by Digitrax, Lenz and MRC.
Note: Not for direct current (DC) applications.
• 4 Amps
• Easy to Install Screw Terminals
• No Relays
• 1 Year Warranty
• Low Cost
• No Power Supply Required
PICTURES
PSX vs. OnGuard?
DCC Autoreversers Switch Frog Power
Automate your reverse section turnouts by using the Hare™

Installation (ext. link)


RRampMeter I
DCC Specialties
$59.95
List $69.95

Accurately measures DCC, AC and DC Volts and Amps!
Includes only RRampMeter Circuit Module without enclosure.
PCB length 5.63"
DETAILS AVAILABLE
Pictures!


RRampMeter II
DCC Specialties
$84.95
List $99.95

Accurately measures DCC, AC and DC Volts and Amps!
Includes RRampMeter with Enclosure and Clip Leads.
PCB length 5.63"; Enclosure length 4", width 2", height 1.25"
DETAILS AVAILABLE
Pictures!


RRampMeter III
DCC Specialties
$94.95
List $109.95

Accurately measures DCC, AC and DC Volts and Amps!
Includes RRampMeter with Enclosure, Clip Leads, and battery backup.
PCB length 5.63"; Enclosure length 4", width 2", height 1.25"
DETAILS AVAILABLE
Pictures!


RRampMeterHP Circuit Module with Battery Backup Ver. IV
DCC Specialties
$109.95
List $129.95

Circuit module with battery backup. Designed and built soecifically for power hungry heavy metal uses! Accurately measures DCC, AC and DC Volts and Amps! DCC - 38.6 V, 18-20 A; DC - 38.6 V, 18-20 A; AC - 27.6 V, 18-20 A; PCB length 5.63"; Enclosure length 4", width 2", height 1.25"
DETAILS AVAILABLE
Pictures!

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