G scale DCC system

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G scale DCC system
Posted by WardR on Friday, August 11, 2017 1:02 PM

Hello all,

 

I was thinking about setting up a small G scale layout around my outside deck area, just for fun. I have an Ho system currently, this would just be an outside thing, nothing big maybe a dogbone and one rain running. I have an older MRC wireless system and also the 8 amp booster that I don’t use for my HO layout, do you think that would work on a G scale system? I really don’t know the requirements on g scale. I was thinking just running one train at a time and of course it would have sound. Any info on this would be great.

 

Thanks!!

 

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Posted by ttrigg on Friday, August 11, 2017 1:36 PM

As an analog dinosaur I will not attempt to answer this, but would suggest a visit to Greg's website for some pros an cons. (www.elmassian.com)

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Posted by Greg Elmassian on Sunday, August 13, 2017 4:00 PM

Depending on the type of locos, you need between 18 to 24 volts on the rails.

You may have enough amps, but not enough voltage.

 

Greg

Visit my site: http://www.elmassian.com - lots of tips on locos, rolling stock and more.

 Click here for Greg's web site

 

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