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Title: Migration to MRC Prodigy from E-Z Command
Post by: boomertom on February 14, 2009, 12:10:22 PM
I came across this tidbit in the Yahoo DCC4EVERONE group that might interest anyone considering a more advanced syste, especially the


In a message dated 2/14/2009 2:29:33 A.M. Mid-Atlantic Standard Time,
tjbjrvt68@... writes:   
John at Peachcreek Shops wrote:"When I got all of the bugs out of the
layout wiring, fixed the bad turnouts,and got all the track back in
gauge, I disconnected the Bachmann system and connected the MRC system. The beauty of this is that MRC and Bachmann use the same cab buss+"

I asked John the following, I am a bit confused by this statement is this saying that the Bachmann connector panels will provide connections for yhe Prodigy throttle?

John replied  That is correct. No problems. Just remember to unplug any Companions. It doesn't hurt anything, but the MRC throttles won't work if the Companion is plugged in at the same time.

As my long range plans contemplated a step up to MRC, I was thrilled to find that I would not have to undo a lot of wiring.

Hope this is useful to others.

Tom B