BDL162 LocoNet Occupancy Detector, 16 Detection Sections

This product has been replaced by the LocoNet Occupancy Detector, 16 Detection Sections (BDL168) and is no longer available. Click here to view the BDL168.

Cost Effective LocoNet Occupancy Detections, LocoNet Occupancy Detector For 16 Detection Sections


BDL16 was released in 2000 and was replaced by BDL162 in 2002.  An update kit was available from BDL16 to BDL162.  BDL162 was replaced by BDL168 in 2004.  No update kit was offered because the circuit board was completely re-engineered.

BDL162 Features:

  • Occupancy Detection for 16 detection sections
  • Outputs for LEDs to indicate detection on a panel mount display
  • 3 amp capacity per detection section
  • Connects to LocoNet to transmit occupancy information to other devices
  • Detects any powered locomotive
  • Detects un-powered rolling stock equipped with resistor wheel sets
  • Plug and play with Digitrax DCC
  • Configurable with most DCC systems
  • Automatically checks layout status
  • Supports Digitrax Transponding with the addition of an RX4



Replaced by
For Use With
RX4 to add transponding
For Use With
RD2 for remote diode sensing