NCE has two products that are designed to work with Stall Motor type switch machines. For information on Stall Motor switch machines, go here.
1) Each Switch output can have it own unique accessory address.
2) Each Switch output is protected from overload.
3) Each Switch output allows the option of having point rail tension reset on power up.
Below is a table that compares the DIFFERENCES between the two types of Stall Motor accessory controllers.
Although these device are only rated to drive one Tortoise switch machine per output, in practice you can drive two in series or parallel. The best choice depends on the DCC voltage being applied. If the DCC input voltage is low like needed for N-scale, the parallel option will give good result. If the DCC Voltage is high as found in larger scale, then series will work best.
There are no status output that can drive a control switch position indicator. However using a Bi-color "two wire" LED in series with each output will accomplish the deed. Instructions on how to do that are included in the manual.
The SWITCH-IT is designed to be a DUAL standalone switch machine controller. The button inputs allow local control panel control at all time with DCC or DC being use as a power source.Each switch output can have it own unique DCC accessory address and control by accessory DCC packets from a throttle or a macro/route script. However, DCC control can only work if DCC power is used to power the device.
Rev A: Obsolete. No DC input support.
The SWITCH-8 is designed to be a 8 output switch machine controller that can ONLY be controlled with DCC. There are NO BUTTON INPUTS which means only DCC accessory command can control it. NCE Mini/Macro Panel. To learn more about the NCE Mini-Panel, go here: