Electronic "E" Units

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(Item #518)

0.95"W x 1.95"L x 0.5"H

INSTRUCTIONS (PDF, 89K)

(Item #400)

0.95"W x 1.95"L x 1.0"H

INSTRUCTIONS (PDF, 160K)

These Electronic "E" Unit's are designed to provide sequential direction control for the later locomotives with permanent magnet DC motors. Item #400 will also power earlier series wound field type motors. Item #400 has a maximum capacity of four (4) amperes of current flow, sufficient for most dual motored locomotives. Item #518 is limited to two (2) amperes and is intended for smaller locomotives with single DC motors or smaller dual DC motors. While most operators will use AC track power, this "E" unit will also sequence with DC track power. The initial "power on" state is user selectable so you can decide if you want the locomotive to start in either FORWARD or NEUTRAL. Provision is made so that a switch (item #524, not supplied) can be installed to lock the "E" unit in its initial state. Lock in FORWARD for automation applications or lock in NEUTRAL to allow sound systems or lights to function with a static locomotive. If power is off for approximately 6 seconds, the "E" unit will reset to its initial "power on" position. The "E" unit was also designed for easy installation of accessory items such as lighting. Many lighting variations are possible and easy to incorporate because of the design of this "E" unit. Complete installation instructions are included with both e-units. Item #400 includes lighting variations as well. As with all of our AC product line, this unit is compatible with all types of acceptable AC track power. These newer units offer superior operation over previous units.

 

Refer to the link below for the use of the optional switch shown at the left for E-Unit lockout control.

E-UNIT LOCKOUT #517 (PDF, 14K)

 

E-UNIT INSTALLATION w/ DIRECTION SWITCH (PDF, 74K)

DIESEL SERIES MOTOR WIRING HELP (PDF, 185K)

STEAM SERIES MOTOR WIRING HELP (PDF, 150K)

E-UNIT INCORRECT INSTALLATION (PDF, 156K)

 

(Item #1400) 12 ampere capacity for AC or DC motors
1.5"w x 2.5"l x 0.9"h

INSTRUCTIONS (PDF, 169K)

The Electronic "E" Unit provides direction sequencing of locomotives that are designed to operate with AC track power. Our Electronic "E" Unit provides the user with greater control at slower speeds since it is completely solid state! There are no relays to activate or drums to turn yielding positive control with power engaged to the motor at very minimal track voltage.

Electronic "E" Unit, #1400, replaces all "E" units.

This Electronic "E" Unit is designed to provide sequential direction control for the later locomotives with permanent magnet DC motors. Item #1400 will also power earlier series wound field type motors. Item #1400 has a continuous duty capacity of ten (10) amperes of current flow, sufficient for single and dual motored locomotives. While most operators will use AC track power, this "E" unit will also sequence with DC track power. The initial "power on" state is user selectable so you can decide if you want the locomotive to start in either FORWARD or NEUTRAL. Provision is made so that a switch (not supplied) can be installed to lock the "E" unit in its initial state. Lock in FORWARD for automation applications or lock in NEUTRAL to allow sound systems to function with a static locomotive. If power is off for a few seconds, the "E" unit will reset to its initial "power on" position. The "E" unit was also designed for easy installation of accessory items such as lighting. Many lighting variations are possible and easy to incorporate because of the design of this "E" unit. Complete installation instructions with lighting variations are included with the unit. As with all of our AC product line, this unit is compatible with all types of standard AC track power. This unit offers superior operation over other units.

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