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Selecting the right DCC system

Some considerations for choosing a Digital Command Control system for your model railroad
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I can’t even begin to remember how many times folks have asked me “which Digital Command Control system should I buy?” or “Which one is best for me?” The answer isn’t as quite as simple as you might think, as there are a number of things to consider when selecting a DCC system.

One thing you don’t have to worry about, though, is compatibility with accessory and mobile decoders made by other manufacturers. Thanks to the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)’s DCC standards and recommended practices, that compatibility is guaranteed. Let’s take a look, then, at what does matter.

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