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Zephyr Digitrax Command Control Basic Set

    



Model Railroader™’s Reader’s Choice Award for Most Innovative Product 2002
   

and

Hobby Outlook’s 2002 Best Model Railroad Accessory Award



AND

BahnProfil’s Modell des Jahres 2002

Zephyr’s a WINNER!
  • Everything you need to get started in Digitrax Command Control for a great low price.

  • Zephyr is perfect for beginning, intermediate and advanced model railroaders. It is easy to use and has tons of features.

  • Zephyr offers excellent speed control, prototypical consisting, the full range of programming features and much more.

  • Zephyr is a breath of fresh air in model railroading.



Zephyr Set Includes:
  • DCS50 Throttle/Command Station/Booster All-In-One

  • PS315 Power Supply

  • One LT1 LocoNet Cable & Decoder Test Kit

 

Zephyr Components are also available separately:

  • DCS50 Throttle/Command Station/Booster All-In-One $179.99 msrp

  • PS315 Power Supply $29.99 msrp

 
$199.99 msrp


Click here for the PDF version of the Zephyr Manual

Click here for the PDF version of the Zephyr Quick Start Guide


Zephyr’s DCS50 is approximately 7.25" wide, 5.5" deep (including rear connector), 2.75" high (including knobs).

All hook up is in the rear of the unit so, leave plenty of room for wires.

Note: Digitrax Zephyr Starter Sets do not include mobile decoders.

Note: The PS315 Power Supply is made for the US and Canadian markets. The DCS50 can be used with any power supply that delivers 15V AC, 3Amps. If you are using DCS50 outside US and Canada, please order DCS50 alone and purchase the power supply locally.

Complete Manual Set (click here to download manuals): Zephyr Manual and Decoder Manual

Application Note: Using PM42 with Zephyr/DCS50       Home


 

Zephyr Offers:

  • Simple to use controls for running trains.

  • Large speed control knob and direction switch with brake.

  • Full numeric key pad.

  • Easy 2 and 4 digit addressing.

  • Smooth speed control.


Run multiple trains at once without blocking!

  • Run up to 10 addresses at the same time on your system.

  • Run up to 10 throttles at the same time on your system.


Jump Ports for using DC power packs as additional throttles

  • Use one or two smooth DC power packs as throttles to control DCC equipped locomotives.

  • Simple, cost effective way to add more throttles to your Zephyr set.

  • Makes it easy to share the fun of DCC with layout visitors and young operators.

  • Functions on locos controlled by Jump throttles remain active.


Over 9000 Locomotive Addresses

  • Use Address 00 to run one or more locos without DCC decoders

  • Two Digit Addressing is easy to use. (Address 01-127)

  • Four Digit Addressing-use the number painted on your engines as its address.

 

2.5 Amps of Power to run multiple trains.

  • Booster outputs 12V for safe operation in N and HO scales.


Function Control

  • Control 10 functions-F0 through F8.

  • Function 2 is a special non-latching key that can be used to sound the horn for as long as the key is held down.

  • Constant brightness lighting. Headlights can be directional or independently controlled (depending on decoder).


Stationary Decoders, Turnout Control & Turnout Position Reporting

  • Access to stationary decoder control for turnouts and other devices.

  • Control 999 stationary decoder addresses.


Consisting

  • Universal consisting, Digitrax preferred method. ALL locos can be consisted, even analog locos.

  • Advanced consisting, allows only advanced consist capable mobile decoders.

  • Basic consisting, program decoders to run on same address.


Decoder Programming

  • Built in read/write programmer that can read and write all CVs.

  • Supports Paged programming (Digitrax preferred method). Also supports direct & register mode programming.

  • Operations mode programming can be used to program decoders on the layout.


Expandability with Digitrax LocoNet

  • Use Zephyr as a starting point for your Digitrax LocoNet System, then add components.

  • Use Zephyr as an expansion set with Digitrax equipment you already have installed.

  • Add Radio or IR via LocoNet. Just plug in a UR90 or UR91 receiver and add IR and/or Radio throttles.