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Unique New Products from DCC Specialties

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Tony's Tips |

DCC Specialties does it again by introducing 2 new great products for model railroaders, the “Tortoise Buddy” and the “Jack Wabbit Quad”. Both of these products have performance features not found in any other DC/DCC products.


The Amazing Tortoise Buddy. So Simple and Functional, It’s Brilliant!

  • Wires Directly to Track to Power Tortoise
  • Compatible with Any Type of Track Power, Compatible with DCC, not DCC Controlled
  • Screw Terminal Connections for LEDs and SPDT, DPDT Switches
  • Incorporates Acclaimed Auto Throw™
  • It is the Simplest, Easiest, Fastest and Most Reliable Way to …

… Get Your Tortoise into Action with Full Control and Lighting Features
Here are just a few of the many great options.

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Direct Connect
Uses Tortoise connector.

Self Powered
Connects to track to power the Tortoise.

Auto Throw
Automatically sets points for an approaching train.

Pricing
Tortoise Buddy Baby – List $6.49
Tortoise Buddy Junior – List $5.99
Tortoise Buddy Senior – List $11.99
Tortoise Buddy Wiz-Kid – List $15.99

The Tortoise Buddy’s Great Features

  • Direct wire connection or plug-in connection to Tortoise™
  • “Self Power” input connection from track for all normal track voltages ranging from 7 to 28V; AC, DC, DCC
  • Incorporates onboard status LEDs indicating power in and normal or reverse position of switch track points
  • Screw terminal connections for additional panel mount LEDS or to control block signals
  • Direct wire connections for manual point control using DPDT, SPDT electronic switches or block detection type inputs
  • Provides exclusive Auto Throw™ feature that automatically positions switch track points when a train is approaching.
  • Incorporates additional output connections to another Tortoise

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Jack Wabbit Quad

The quad output stationary decoder. Operates all switch motors with direct LocoNet, NCE and Lenz connections. Exclusive patented Auto-Throw and much more.

Patented Features

  • Auto Throw™
  • Auto Throw™ Timer
  • Auto Return™
  • Smart Route™
  • Dispatcher Over-Ride™
  • Lock Block™
  • Locked Route Control™
  • Smart Default Ops™
  • Smart Power Routing