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Notes on basic Digital Control in Garden Layouts
following information suggests a selection of products
required to establish a Digitally controlled Garden
and the older Lgb MTS 111 digital system are
manufactured by Massoth
and for this reason are compatible with each other and
with most Massoth products.
is now manufactured by Marklin and their system which is
refered to as mfx is not totally compatible with those
manufactured by Massoth.
set up a basic Digital System you would need to select
one item from each of the following three categories.
Central Station 35010 or a Massoth
unit that is equivolent.
2. Tortech 17V 5 AMP AC
transformer. (This unit can be used to run either
dc (anoloque) or DCC digital locomotives with two
motors. It is ideal to run LGB items 51070, 52120,
52121 and LGB MTS items 55006, 55100, 55090, 55106 &
Lgb digital starter sets 70500 . And Piko throttle
35002 & Piko Central Station 35010 and the
Massoth brand Central Stations).
held Navigator has a built in Radio Controlled
transmitter which can be coupled with the Piko 35012
Wireless receiver with a range of 300 feet.
also have A DiMAX 8134501 handheld Navigator with integrated
remote Control with a range of 100 feet
alternately a Massoth DiMAX 8134601 handheld Navigator
with integrated remote Control with a
range of 600
feet for not much more.
The Massoth units
will require Massoth 8133101 DiMAX Radio
Control Receiver 11 to be used in
conjunction with either DiMAX 8134501 or the DiMAX
navigator and receiver can also be used together with
the Piko 35002 5 Amp Analogue Controller in an
analogue Garden Layout)
you contemplate using points in a DCC layout these will
need to be motorized and controlled using a Massoth
Points decoder #8156001 which operates up to 4
sets of electric points. Piko 35013 is an
equivalent unit .
locomotive will also need to be fitted with a decoder.
As previously mentioned, the old LGB MTS 111
digital system is compatible with Piko DCC and Massoth.
can advise what components would suit your specific
requirements and give you a firm quote
further information see our Piko page for prices.
Contact us by email regarding Massoth prices and
Updated for 2020
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