Starter Sets

These products are retired, and are no longer available.
EBRE Empire Builder II Simplex Radio Equipped

The Empire Builder II Radio Equipped starter set was introduced as an intermediate level starter system. The set included a DB150 Command Station/Booster, DT300R throttle, a Mobile Decoder, UR91 Radio Receiver and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. Retired in 2005


GEN Genesis

The Genesis starter set was introduced as a basic entry level system. The set included a DB150 Command Station/Booster, UT2 Utility throttle, a Mobile Decoder, and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. Retired in 2000


GEN Genesis II

Genesis II was the second generation of the Genesis starter set. In addition to the DB150 Command Station/Booster, UT2 Utility Throttle, and LT1, the set also included a UP3 Universal Panel. The set also included a premium decoder in N, HO, or G scales. Retired in 2002


SCF5A Super Chief 5 Amp

The Super Chief starter set contained a DCS100 command station, a DT400 throttle, a UP5 Universal Panel, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. In addition the Super Chief starter set was available as a Radio Equipped Set. Retired in 2009


SCF8A Super Chief 8 Amp

The Super Chief 8 Amp starter set contained a DCS200 command station, a DT400 throttle, a UP5 Universal Panel, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. In addition the Super Chief 8 Amp starter set was available as a Radio Equipped Set. The photo is of a 5 amp Super Chief. The 5 amp set contains a DCS100 as shown. The 8 amp set contains a DCS200 command station which is similar in appearance to the DCS100. Retired in 2009


SCFRE5A Super Chief 5 Amp Simplex Radio Equipped

The Super Chief starter set contained a DCS100 command station, a DT400R throttle, a UR91 Radio Receiver, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. This Starter Set was equipped with Simplex Radio. Simplex Radio is no longer offered in Starter Sets after Super Chief Series. Super Chief Xtra sets are offered with Duplex Radio. Retired in 2009


SCFRE8A Super Chief 8 Amp Simplex Radio Equipped

The Super Chief 8 Amp (Radio Equipped) starter set contained a DCS200 command station, a DT400R throttle, a UR91 Radio Receiver, and a LT1 LocoNet tester. This Starter Set was equipped with Simplex Radio. Simplex Radio is no longer offered in Starter Sets after Super Chief Series. Super Chief Xtra sets are offered with Duplex Radio. The photo is of a 5 amp Super Chief Radio Equipped Set. The 5 amp set contains a DCS100 as shown. The 8 amp set contains a DCS200 command station which is similar in appearance to the DCS100. Retired in 2009


SEB Super Empire Builder

Super Empire Builder was an Intermediate level starter set. It contained a DB150 Command Station/Booster, DT400 Throttle, UP5 Universal Panel, and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. The Super Empire Builder was also available in a Simplex Radio Equipped version. Retired in 2009


SEBRE Super Empire Builder Simplex Radio Equipped

Super Empire Builder (Radio Equipped) was an Intermediate level starter set. It contained a DB150 Command Station/Booster, DT400R Throttle, UR91 Radio Receiver, and a LT1 LocoNet Tester. This Starter Set was equipped with Simplex Radio. Simplex Radio is no longer offered in Starter Sets after Super Empire Builder Series. Super Empire Builder Xtra sets are offered with Duplex Radio. Retired in 2009


ZEP Zephyr

Was the first generation all-in-one command station/booster/throttle. Zephyr was designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced model railroaders. It's simplified interface was easy to use and had tons of features. The set contained a DCS50 command station/booster/throttle, a PS315 power supply and an LT1 LocoNet tester. This was the first product with Jump Ports that allowed a smooth DC controller to be used as a throttle to control DCC locomotives. Discontinued in 2010.