The Roco Z21 is one of the most popular power stations, but it has some peculiarities that create doubts for users when using accessory decoders. We would like to clarify them here once again. The DCC protocol has been interpreted … Read More
Connection of Helvest decoders to Roco control units
Which Roco* switches can I operate with Helvest decoders?
Many customers ask us which Roco* switches can be operated with Helvest decoders. We would like to remind you that all switches that we support (and which appear in the “Configurator” section of the website) have been thoroughly tested in … Read More
More FAQ on externally powered decoders
Customers like the flexibility of the externally powered decoder, thanks to the DCC100-E module. Here we provide some additional information on the questions we are most frequently asked. 1. what is the criterion for choosing between an external power supply … Read More
Switching of Märklin* C turnouts with Helvest decoder.
Märklin* C turnout switch with Helvest decoder. Even if you prefer the three-rail system, you don’t have to be satisfied with just an ordinary decoder! You can take advantage of the benefits of the Helvest system as well with Märklin* … Read More
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
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
Programming and addressing of accessories with DCC
Accessory address structure according to the digital DCC/NMRA protocol and assignment in Helvest decoders. … Read More