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Cab address range is based on which DCC System is being used.

The Powercab default Cab Id is 2  Valid Cab Id’s are: 2, 3, 4, and 5. Note** Cab Id 5 is only available with firmware 1.65.  Cab Id’s 6 are 7 reserved. Use 8, 9, or 10 for cab bus devices only.

DCC Twin - Valid Cab Id’s are:    2- 7 for throttles.  Use 8, 9, and 10 for cab bus devices only. Default cab addresses on the DCC twin for Cabs are 0 and 1.

SB3 / SB3a  - Valid Cab Id’s are: 2, 3, 4, and 5. Note** Cab Id 5 is only available with updated firmware.  Cab Id’s 6 are 7 reserved. Use 8, 9, or 10 for cab bus devices only.

SB5 –  Valid Cab Id’s are: 2 thru 7   Use 8, 9, 10 for cab bus devices only.

Power Pro System 1 - 63   throttles

RB02 - Radio Base Station can have a maximum of 16 Procabs running radio.

**** Note: Use 2-17 for Radio equipped Procabs due to heavy memory usage by the LCD Display. All other wireless throttles can use 2 – 47. It is recommended 18 - 47 this is to reserve lower slots for full size cabs.

Try not to go above 48 due possible conflicts with Cab Bus Devices such as the AIU.

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Cab Bus Available Quantities and Numbers

Power Cab Total Cabs: 4 maximum #2 (the Power Cab), #3, #4, #5
Addt'l Devices: 3. AIU, USB and/or Mini Panel

PH Pro / PH10 (upto 2014) Total Cabs: 63 maximum (#2 - #64) This also includes accessory items such as AIU, RB02, Mini Panels.

Pro Cab type with radio installed #2 - 17
Intermediate cab type with radio installed #19-49.
*NOTE - Additional Cab Bus power should be added every 40 feet depending on the number of cabs
installed.

 

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