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- Boosters: Defined · List of boosters
- Command Stations: Defined · List of Command Stations
- Cabs (Throttles): Defined
- Decoders: Defined
- Power Supply: Defined
- DCC Manufacturers
- Wiring - Get started on wiring your layout.
Getting Started with Wiki
- DCCWiki Quick Start - Get started editing a wiki page quickly.
- DCCWiki Tutorial - A quick, but slight more detailed than the Quick Start.
- Please see the Help tab for additional topics.
Getting Started with DCC
- Introduction to DCC - DCC Tutorial
- DCC advantage over DC - Why DCC is better than DC power.
- DCC versus Radio Control - Why DCC is better than R/C.
- Selecting A DCC System - Help for selecting a DCC system that is right for you.
- Choosing a DCC System - More information on the things you should look for.
- Wiring for DCC - Various aspects of wiring your layout for DCC.
Components of a DCC system
- Command Station - Controls your DCC layout.
- Boosters - Getting power and signals to trains.
- Decoders - Includes stationary and mobile types.
- Power supplies - Getting power from standard electrical outlet to your booster.
- Throttles - Control your trains.
- Throttle Network - Connecting your throttles to the layout.
Here are few places where DCC can be used other than your typical indoor track layout.
- In the garden / outdoors.