2022 Amherst Model Train Electronics

2022 Amherst Model Train Electronics: The electronics and control systems listed here are featured at Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd 2S Lamp Lighter

Dwarvin Enterprises Lamplighter 2S with fiber optic.

2S lamp lighter. Light source for fiber optics. Almost twice as bright as the Lamplighter 2. $145; with 60 feet of fiber optic (choice of diameter), $159. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., dwarvin.com

Dwarvin Enterprises Lamplighter Dedicated Flasher Kit (DFL)

Dedicated Dwarvin Enterprises Lamplighter Flashing Kit.
Dedicated Dwarvin Enterprises Lamplighter Flashing Kit.

Flasher unit kit dedicated to the lamp lighter (DFL). Includes two level crossings, two detectors and a level crossing bell. Plug the detector and bell wires into the unit, insert the optical fibers from the crossings and install them on the network. No programming or soldering required. Available in N and HO scales (with and without power supply). $129.95 to $138.98. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., dwarvin.com

Dwarvin Enterprises Gooseneck Lamps

Dwarvin Enterprises gooseneck lamp with reduced diameter tube.

Gooseneck lamps. HO and N scales with fiber optics. New reduced diameter tube (HO streetlights are 28% thinner; N scale streetlights are 25% thinner). Three-pack, $22.50. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., dwarvin.com

Deepwoods Software/The Country Robot ESP32 Pulse-Width Modulated “Half-Siding” Board Kit

Deepwoods Software/The Country Robot ESP32 Board Kit
Deepwoods Software/The Country Robot ESP32 Pulse-Width Modulated “Half-Siding” Board Kit.

ESP32 Pulse Width Modulated “Half Cladding” Board Kit. Includes two stall motor drivers with point sensing, two opto-isolator type occupancy sensors (will operate with DC or digitally controlled power), and 16 PWM LED drivers for LED signal lamps. The kit includes a base board with all SMD components installed. A small number of through-hole parts (terminals, connectors, and pin and socket headers, all included) need to be soldered. A Lily Go TTGO-T1 MCU will also be included; a USB key containing the software; and a 40+ page booklet showing how to assemble the board, compile and download software, and how to install, wire, and configure the board on a model railroad. Price to be announced. Deepwoods/The Country Robot Software, 978-633-5364, thecountryrobot.com

Lionel Base3 control system

Lionel Base3 control system.
Lionel Base3 control system.

Base3 control system. Operate all Lionel motors from LionChief to Legacy with just one remote. Built-in WiFi for smartphone control with Cab3 app. Four-digit address capability with Cab3 application and VisionLine Norfolk and Western Class A steam locomotives. Three LCS connectors for better connection and layout control. $499.99. Lionel LLC, 586-949-4100, lionel.com

SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH1 decoders

SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH1 decoder.
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH1 decoder.

Tsunami2 TSU-BH1 decoders. Alco, Electro-Motive Division and General Electric versions. Upgrade for Bachmann HO Sound Value diesel locomotives including Alco FA-2, FB-2, RS-3, S-4; Electromotive division E7A, F7, GP7, GP30, GP38-2, GP40, SD40-2 and SD70ACe; and General Electric ES44AC. Has eight function outputs compatible with light-emitting diodes; 2A maximum motor stall current; 2 watt, 8 ohm load audio amplifier; 100mA maximum operating current (each output); and 16 sound channels. Can be used on 7.5V to 22V digital command control channel voltage. Includes connector to easily add a CurrentKeeper (#810140 or 810160), both sold separately. Measures 97 x 16 x 7.7mm. $121.95. Sound Traxx, 970-259-0690, soundtraxx.com

SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH2

SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH2 decoder.
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-BH2 decoder.

TSU-BH2 Tsunami2 decoder. Upgrade for Bachmann HO Sound Value 2-6-0, 2-8-0, 4-6-2, Norfolk & Western Class J and Southern Pacific GS-4 steam locomotives. Has eight function outputs; 2A maximum motor stall current; 2 watt, 8 ohm load audio amplifier; 100mA maximum operating current (each output); and 16 sound channels. Can be used on 7.5V to 22V digital command control channel voltage. Measures 45 x 28 x 7.5mm. $121.95. Sound Traxx, 970-259-0690, soundtraxx.com

Train Control Systems CS-105 5 Amp Command Station

Train Control Systems CS-105 5 Amp Command Station.
Train Control Systems CS-105 5 Amp Command Station.

CS-105 5 Amp Command Station. First layout command control command post. 5A continuous power supply, Wi-Fi and wired accelerator support and RailCom support. Can be updated in the field. Price to be announced. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, tcsdcc.com

Train Control Systems LT-50, throttle and control station

Train Control Systems LT-50, throttle and control station.
Train Control Systems LT-50, throttle and control station.

LT-50 throttle and control station. UWT-50 style wired throttle, 2A continuous power supply and panel mount rail interface. Expandable with additional controllers and a booster. Price to be announced. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, tcsdcc.com

UWT-50 Train Control Systems Utility Wi-Fi Accelerator

UWT-50 Train Control Systems Utility Wi-Fi Accelerator.
UWT-50 Train Control Systems Utility Wi-Fi Accelerator.

UWT-50 Utility WiFi Booster. Large knob for speed control, wireless operation via Wi-Fi and full text display with JMRI list support. Includes two AA batteries. $219.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, tcsdcc.com

PIKO America Large Scale Remote Control Locomotive Receiver

PIKO America large scale remote control locomotive receiver.
PIKO America large scale remote control locomotive receiver.

Remote control locomotive receiver. Provides up to 5A (6A peak) with pure DC output safe for analog operation of most digital command control decoders. Includes a handheld remote that can control two relay type functions like horn/whistle and bell. The receiver board includes an integrated rectifier, a mode switch for the voltage output range, eight selectable remote control channels, etc. Can be used for track or battery powered locomotives. $119.99. PIKO America, 619-280-2800, piko-america.com

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