News (Article Index)

DateArticle
Nov. 1, 2017 PS2012E 20 Amp Power Supply 13.8-23VDC Released!
This power supply replaces the PS2012 to meet new efficiency requirements for DC power supplies. It delivers more power with less heat for more efficient operation. The 20 amp PS2012E regulated power supply can be used to operate up to 4 five amp boosters.
Sept. 25, 2017 Digitrax Tool Box v2 released!
Digitrax Tool Box V2 now available for iPhone / iPad and Android!
Aug. 3, 2017 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new LocoNet WiFi Interface (LNWI)!
The LNWI allows you to connect compatible WiFi devices to LocoNet and run trains using compatible throttle apps.
June 27, 2017 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce new Short Power Xtenders!
The PX108 series power extender offers the same great features of other Digitrax Power extenders. The PX108 is offered in a shorter package while still providing approximately 70% of the holdup of the larger PX112. Additionally, the PX108 is operational at a wider range of voltages, from 10v to 18v. The PX108 measures 1.007” x 0.492” x 0.299” (25.6mm x 12.5mm x 7.6mm) excluding the harness.
May 24, 2017 Now for sale: PS615 90W AC/DC 15VDC 6 amp power supply for use with all Digitrax Command Stations and Boosters
PS615 90W AC/DC 15VDC 6 amp power supply for use with all Digitrax Command Stations and Boosters operating at 5 amps
May 24, 2017 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new BXP88 Occupancy Detector!
DCC Occupancy Detection supports up to 8 Detection Sections letting you know when equipped rolling stock is in a detection section on your layout.
Feb. 7, 2017 New Advanced Boosters!
These new advanced boosters are designed to give you more power to run your trains. The new boosters offer 3,5, or 8 amps of output power to better match the Command Station of your choice. They are available as a DB210 single booster in regular or opto-isolated offering up to 8 amps of power, or the extra powerful DB220 dual booster offering up to 16 amps of power total. Front dip switches allow for quick setup of Amps, AutoReversing, scale voltage, and operation mode. Also equipped with custom voltage trim so you can have consistent track voltage throughout your layout. The units can also be IPL updated and support LocoNet statistic reporting via an updated DT500.
Jan. 18, 2017 New Decoders with 21MTC interface and a new easy to install speaker!
New Decoders with 21MTC interface and a new easy to install speaker!
Dec. 15, 2016 New Drop In Mobile Sound Decoders for Kato N scale Locomotives!
New Drop In Mobile Sound Decoders for Kato N scale Locomotives!
Oct. 12, 2016 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new Evolution Advanced Starter Set!
Announcing the new Evolution Advanced Starter Set! This set comes with everything new users need to get started with an Advanced System. They system comes in both Standard Tethered and Duplex Radio. The main system components are the DCS210 Advanced Command Station, Dt500 series Advanced Super Throttle, either a UP5 of UR92, and a PS615 power supply. With all these components you’ll be ready to run right out of the box
Oct. 12, 2016 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new DT500 Series Advanced Super Throttle!
Announcing the DT500 Series Advanced Super Throttle. The DT500 series throttles gives you direct control of two locos at a time with all the powerful features and flexibility serious model railroaders demand.
Oct. 11, 2016 Simplex Radio Retirement
We are announcing the retirement of the Simplex Radio product line effective on February 1st, 2017.
Oct. 11, 2016 Updated DT402 and DCS240 Firmware
Updated firmware has been released for the DT402 series throttle and the DCS240 Advanced Command Station.
June 17, 2016 New Digitrax decoder: DH126MT Fits HO Scale Locomotives Equipped with 21MTC interface
New Digitrax decoder: DH126MT Fits HO Scale Locomotives Equipped with 21MTC interface
June 17, 2016 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new DCS240 Advanced Command Station!
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new DCS240 Advanced Command Station!
Feb. 8, 2016 JMRI 4.2.x problems with Digitrax Sound Decoder Projects
We've had recent reports of the latest JMRI 4.2.x having problems IPLing (updating) various Digitrax products and downloading sound decoder projects. We recommend using prior known stable versions of JMRI to avoid problems. If you are having issues using JMRI and Digitrax products, please visit our Help Desk and open a support ticket to communicate the issues you are seeing.
Dec. 17, 2015 Digitrax is pleased to announce the Digitrax Help Desk!
Digitrax is excited to announce a new and improved tech support solution system. The new Digitrax Help Desk will help us deliver the best tech support and repair experience possible by giving you full access to your support cases. The new Help Desk is a fully-integrated, collaborative system designed to provide you with world-class support for your Digitrax Complete Train Control System. In the coming months, we’ll be phasing out our email based support, so please, sign up today so our tech support team can serve you better!
Jan. 27, 2015 Digitrax announces decoder recommendation for soon to be released Atlas N Scale S-2.
Digitrax announces decoder recommendation for soon to be released Atlas N Scale S-2.
Aug. 27, 2014 New Digitrax decoder for the New Intermountain N Scale FP7A with wired motors produced after Jan 2014
New Digitrax decoder for the New Intermountain N Scale FP7A with wired motors produced after Jan 2014
Aug. 27, 2014 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new SFX006 Soundbug™
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce the new SFX006 Soundbug™
June 27, 2014 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce new Series 6 Z & N Scale Decoders
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce two new Series 6 Mobile Decoders for Z & N Scale!
April 28, 2014 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce six new Series 6 1.5 Amp N Scale Intermountain Board Replacement Decoders!
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce six new Series 6 1.5 Amp/2.0 Peak N Scale Intermountain Board Replacement Decoders!
March 17, 2014 Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce 5 new Series 6 Mobile Decoders for Z, N & HO Scale!
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce 5 new Series 6 Mobile Decoders for Z, N & HO Scale!
March 17, 2014 New Series 6 N Scale Decoders
New N Scale Series 6 Decoders
Feb. 4, 2014 New DH166 and DH126 Series 6 Decoders!
Announcing New DH166 & DH126 Series 6 Decoders for HO
Feb. 4, 2014 PX112-2 Power Xtender for HO Scale
Digitrax, Inc. is proud to announce our new PX112-2 Power Xtender PX112-2 Power Xtender $26.00 msrp For HO Scale decoders and others with 2 pin PX Socket or solder pads Use with Digitrax DH126 and DH166 Series 6 Decoders 1.575" x 0.547" x 0.315" (40mm x 13.9mm x 8mm) Plug ‘N Play with no CVs to configure Hold up time varies depending on decoder load and track conditions No Worries Warranty
Feb. 2, 2014 Digitrax Decoder Manual 2.0!
Digitrax is pleased to announce the release of our Second Edition of our Mobile & Sound Decoder Manual. This manual covers all Digitrax series 3, 4, 5 & 6 decoders. It includes both mobile decoders and sound + mobile decoders. This update includes complete information on current decoders and how they work. Information is presented in a simple, straightforward manner making it easy to get the most out of your decoder investment. The second edition decoder manual is now shipping with starter sets and is available in pdf format at no charge on line.
Jan. 21, 2014 PX112-6 Power Xtender for N Scale
Keeps locos and sound running during intermittent power interruptions resulting from dirty track or poor track work.
Jan. 21, 2014 Series 6 Sound Decoders for N Scale SDN136PS & SDXN136PS
New Series 6 N Scale Sound Decoders
Jan. 21, 2014 Tiny Series 6 Decoder DZ126T
DZ126T
Nov. 15, 2013 LocoNet Cable Product Line Added
LocoNet Cable Product Line Added
Nov. 15, 2013 PX112-10 Power Xtender
PX112-10 Power Xtender
Nov. 15, 2013 Battery Covers Now Available
Digitrax Battery Covers Available From Your Local Dealer
Nov. 15, 2013 Series 6 Sound Decoders SDH166D & SDXH166D
Series 6 Sound Decoders SDH166D & SDXH166D
Aug. 27, 2013 Learning Throttle Basics Videos Added!
Learn the fundamentals of you DCC throttle.
June 17, 2013 PR3Xtra, LNRPXtra & DN163K4A Released!
The PR3 Xtra, LNRP Xtra, and DN163K4A are released!
April 10, 2013 Tech Support Depot Upgraded!
Digitrax Tech Support Depot has a new look! We've improved search capabilities to make it easier to find what you are looking for.
Jan. 13, 2013 New Update to Zephyr Xtra!
This update fixes occasional unit shutdown on track shorts.
Jan. 2, 2013 Sound Depot Revamped Now it's easier than ever to enjoy Digitrax Sound FX!
Digitrax Sound Depot on www.digitrax.com revamped
Nov. 6, 2012 New Board Replacement Decoder for N-Scale Kato E5 Now Shipping!
New Board Replacement Decoder for N-Scale Kato E5 Now Shipping!
Oct. 31, 2012 Instructions on installing the PR3 on Windows 8 now available!
Instructions on installing the PR3 on Windows 8 now available!
Oct. 30, 2012 Model Railroad News reviews the Digitrax DN163K0D and SDN144K0A Decoders.
Model Railroad News reviews the Digitrax DN163K0D and SDN144K0A Decoders.
Sept. 7, 2012 Instructions on installing the PR3 on Windows 7 64-bit now available!
Instructions on installing the PR3 on Windows 7 64-bit now available!
Sept. 6, 2012 Digitrax Tool Box app for iPhone, iPad, and Android now available!
Digitrax Tool Box app for iPhone, iPad, and Android now available!
Aug. 31, 2012 LocoNet, The Digitrax Difference Section Added to Support Tab
"LocoNet, the Digitrax Difference" has been added to the Support Tab. This new section of the website contains general information about LocoNet's features and architecture, a comprehensive LocoNet Overview article with how-to information, DigiMon and LocoNet Checker software downloads; links to current LocoNet Licensees and their products, LocoNet Personal Edition, LocoNet Licensing Information for Developers and more.
Aug. 21, 2012 New Z Scale Products Now Shipping
Digitrax is now shipping the UP6Z LocoNet 6 Jack Universal Panel with Voltage Reduction for Z Scale Layouts.
Aug. 20, 2012 Athearn Blue Box "AT" Wire Harnesses Discontinued
Digitrax announces the retirement of our AT harnesses due to the unavailability of clips to produce these wire harnesses. The AT harnesses were used for installing decoders in Athearn "Blue Box" locomotives. Customers can use our regular D style harnesses for these installations in the future. There are videos posted showing how to do this on our site. Part numbers discontiued are DHAT, DH123AT, & DH163AT.
Aug. 17, 2012 Digitrax Big Book of DCC Available on Amazon.com
The Digitrax Big Book of DCC is now available on Amazon.com. This is the original 1999 Big Book at the original price of $24.95. We set up the book for Amazon to print "on demand" as customers order them. Please visit amazon.com and search for Big Big Book of DCC to find the link where you can order.
June 30, 2012 Made in the Panhandle: Digitrax
"Made in the Panhandle" segment on Digitrax broadcast by WMBB ABC 13 and reported on by Andrew Ruiz.
May 31, 2012 New Update to Duplex Throttles!
An updated version of the UR92 has been posted in the downloads section!
May 26, 2012 Six new tutorial videos in the Video Depot!
Six new tutorial videos in the Video Depot, ranging from Decoder installs to Soldering!
April 4, 2012 Welcome to the New Digitrax Website
We're proud to announce the new version of our website update. We've been working on this for about a year and a half now. Our current site has grown "like topsy" as AJ would say. We've added and added and added over many years and the time has come to step back and reorganize. Our goal with the new site is to make it easier to use and more informative.
Dec. 1, 2011 DN163K4B Now Shipping!
Board replacement Decoder for Kato N Scale MP36PH Metra
Dec. 1, 2011 DN163L0A For Walthers Proto GP20 Now Shipping
DN163L0A Board Replacement Decoder for Walthers GP20 and similar locos 1.00 Amp (1.25 Amps Peak) 6 FX3 Functions rated at 500mA $36.00 msrp