KB958: Digitrax Starter Set Comparison

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Zephyr Xtra

Super Empire Builder Xtra 

Super Chief Xtra

Command Station

DCS51
DB150
DCS100

Current Rating

3.0 Amps
5 Amps
5 Amps or 8 Amps

Throttle

DCS51
DT402
DT402

Throttle Controls

Single Knob, Direction Switch
Dual click encoder throttles
Dual click encoder throttles

Function Control

F0-F28
F0-F28
F0-F28

Keypad

Full Numeric Keypad
Full Numeric Keypad
Full Numeric Keypad

Display

Large LED
Multi-line Backlit LCD
Multi-line Backlit LCD

Throttle Capacity

20
22
120

Loco Capacity

20
22
120

Loco Address Range

00-9000+
00-9000+
00-9000+

Stationary Address Range

01-999
00-999
00-999

Turnout Position Reporting

No
Yes, last command sent
Yes + actual switch position feedback

Programmer

Separate Output Read Write
Broadcast Write Only
Separate Output Read Write

Programming Methods

ALL
ALL
ALL

Consist Control

Universal, Advanced & Basic
Universal, Advanced & Basic
Universal, Advanced & Basic

Routes

No
No
Yes

Transponding Find Feature

No
Yes
Yes

Cab Signaling Available

No
Yes
Yes

Simultaneous operation of locos & switches

Yes
Yes
Yes

Customizable operation

Basic
Advanced
Professional

Wireless Upgradeability

Radio & IR
Radio & IR
Radio & IR

Fast Clock

Supports display
Yes
Yes

Jump Ports

2
0
0

Power Supply Included

Yes
No
No

MSRP

$225.00
$349.99
$449.99

MSRP with Radio Option

 
$549.99
$649.99

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