KB993: UT4 Throttle Operating Cheat Sheet

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Digitrax UT4 Throttle

Operating Instructions

by Dan Bourque

 

 

Selecting a locomotive or consist

1.         Dial the 4-digit locomotive address into the “LOCO ADDRESS” dials

            - For a consist, the address will normally be the lead locomotive

            - For a 3-digit locomotive number, use “0” for the first digit

2.         Plug the throttle into any receptacle on the layout fascia (e.g. Digitrax UP5)

3.         Press the “SEL” key, the ST light on the throttle should turn green

4.         Move the direction selector on the throttle to either “R” or “F”

5.         Move the speed knob until train moves

6.         If using a radio throttle, unplug the throttle from the fascia

7.         For headlight, press the “F0” key (“F3” will activate the Mars-light on equipped units)

 

Dispatching a locomotive or consist (every time you park your train)

1.         Ensure throttle is disconnected from the fascia

2.         Press and hold down the “DISP” key

3.         While holding key down, plug throttle into any receptacle on the layout fascia, the ST light on the throttle should turn red

4.         Move the direction selector on the throttle to the “BRAKE” position (middle)

5.         Leave throttle plugged into the fascia to conserve batteries

 

Digitrax UT4 Throttle

Operating Instructions

 

 

Selecting a locomotive or consist

1.         Dial the 4-digit locomotive address into the “LOCO ADDRESS” dials

            - For a consist, the address will normally be the lead locomotive

            - For a 3-digit locomotive number, use “0” for the first digit

2.         Plug the throttle into any receptacle on the layout fascia (e.g. Digitrax UP5)

3.         Press the “SEL” key, the ST light on the throttle should turn green

4.         Move the direction selector on the throttle to either “R” or “F”

5.         Move the speed knob until train moves

6.         If using a radio throttle, unplug the throttle from the fascia

7.         For headlight, press the “F0” key (“F3” will activate the Mars-light on equipped units)

 

Dispatching a locomotive or consist (every time you park your train)

1.         Ensure throttle is disconnected from the fascia

2.         Press and hold down the “DISP” key

3.         While holding key down, plug throttle into any receptacle on the layout fascia, the ST light on the throttle should turn red

4.         Move the direction selector on the throttle to the “BRAKE” position (middle)

5.         Leave throttle plugged into the fascia to conserve batteries

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