Starter Sets

These products are retired, and are no longer available.
CFII5A Chief II 5 Amp

The Chief II starter set contained a DCS100 command station, a DT300 throttle, a UP3 Universal Panel, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. In addition the Chief II starter set was available as a Radio Equipped Set. Produced from 2000-2005


CFII8A Chief II 8 Amp

The Chief II 8 Amp starter set contained a DCS200 command station, a DT300 throttle, a UP3 Universal Panel, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. In addition the Chief II 8 Amp starter set was available as a Radio Equipped Set. Produced from 2000-2005


CFIIRE5A Chief II 5 Amp Simplex Radio Equipped

The Chief II Radio Equipped starter set contained a DCS100 command station, a DT300R throttle, a UR91 Radio Receiver, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. Produced from 2000-2005


CFIIRE8A Chief II 8 Amp Simplex Radio Equipped

The Chief II 8 Amp Radio Equipped starter set contained a DCS200 command station, a DT300R throttle, a UR91 Radio Receiver, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. The picture here shows a DCS100, the 8 amp version came with a DCS200. Produced from 2000-2005


CFRE Chief Simplex Radio Equipped

The Chief Radio Equipped starter set contained a DCS100 command station, a DT100R throttle, and a UR91 Radio receiver. These sets were also shipped with a premium decoder of the appropriate scale. Note early version Chief Starter Sets shipped with DCS100's with stereo clips as shown here. In versions produced in 2003 and later the screw terminal version of the DCS100 was shipped with Chief Starter Sets. Produced from 1998-2000


CHA Challenger

The Digitrax Challenger starter set was the first start set we released. The set contained a CT4 throttle and a DB100a. These early sets also included a mobile decoder of your choice. The Challenger was shipped with one of the following mobile decoders, DH83, DN140, DH84, DH140, DN82, DN93, DH82, or DH84P. The CT4 included with the Challenger is the only throttle Digitrax ever released that would not work on LocoNet. It was an analog input device for the command station. Produced 1993-1998


BB Big Boy

The Digitrax Big Boy and Big Boy FX starter sets contained a DT200, DB100a, and an LA1 or LA2 (LocoNet Adapter). The Big Boy was shipped with one of the following mobile decoders, DH83, DH84P, DN94, DN140, DH84FX, DH83FX, DH84, DH140, or DN93FX. Produced from 1994-1998


EB Empire Builder

The Empire Builder starter set was introduced as an intermediate level starter system. The set included a DB150 Command Station/Booster, DT100 throttle, a Mobile Decoder, and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. The Empire Builder was also available in a Simplex Radio Equipped set. Produced from 1998-2000


EBII Empire Builder II

Empire Builder II was the second generation of the Empire Builder starter set. It contained a DB150 Command Station/Booster and LT1 Tester. It featured the new DT300 throttle and contained a UP3 universal panel. The set included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. The Empire Builder II was also available in a Simplex Radio Equipped version. Retired in 2005


EBRE Empire Builder Simplex Radio Equipped

The Empire Builder Radio Equipped starter set was introduced as an intermediate level starter system. The set included a DB150 Command Station/Booster, DT100R throttle, a Mobile Decoder, UR91 Radio Receiver and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. Retired in 2000