Two options for powering accessory decoders

Two options for powering accessory decoders What does it mean to “power” a decoder? Electronic devices, as you know, work with electricity flowing through wires. But these wires are not all the same. In most devices, including model railway decoders, … Read More

The tricks of the SM400 servo module

The tricks of the SM400 servo module Following the Helvest philosophy, we have introduced some innovations in the SM400 servo module to make its operation more realistic and to eliminate some drawbacks that model railroaders sometimes encounter when using these … Read More

New KB800 pushbutton module

New KB800 pushbutton module KB800 is the novelty that allows you to combine your digital DCC station with your beautiful and practical analogue control panel. Do you want to combine the opportunities of digital with an analogue control panel? Maybe … Read More

How to separately power Helvest accessory decoders

The separate power supply for DCC decoders Digital decoders for accessories (signals, points and whatever else is mounted on the model railway) need two things to work: Power to supply their circuit, and instructions from the DCC command station to … Read More

Switching time of turnouts in Helvest decoders

With Helvest turnout decoders you can set the time precisely and easily. Find out how! … Read More

Programming and addressing of accessories with DCC

Accessory address structure according to the digital DCC/NMRA protocol and assignment in Helvest decoders. … Read More

Driving “slow” motors (Tortoise and Cobalt) with Helvest decoders

The “Tortoise” and “Cobalt” switch motors give a very realistic needle movement. Let’s see how easy they can be driven with the DCC Helvest FleX accessory decoder.
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