EBRE Empire Builder Simplex Radio Equipped

This product has been replaced by the Empire Builder II Simplex Radio Equipped ( EBRE) and is no longer available. Click here to view the EBRE.

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

DB150 Command Station / Booster:

  • Full LocoNet Capabilities for easy plug 'n play installation and system expansion

  • Run up to 22 locos and 22 throttles in command station mode.

  • Provides additional power to run more trains in booster mode.

  • Can be used as an Intelligent Auto Reversing Booster

  • Use with any LocoNet throttle

  • Built in broadcast write only programmer

  • Built in 5 Amp Digital Command Control Booster Rated at 80VA.

  • Many command station options are user customizable.

  • Auto resetting over temperature & short circuit protection.

  • User selectable multi-scale operation for N, HO, and large-scale layouts

  • Track Status indicator shows voltage and signal type (DCC or "Zero Stretch" Analog Signal for conventional operation.)

  • Stabilized Track Drive Output.

  • Over Voltage Protected.

  • Sync output configures DB150 Operating Mode & connects the DB150 to expansion boosters

  • High impedance balanced or unbalanced signal input receivers on the LocoNet Interface allow boosting of several different types of command control signals.

  • Auto shutdown if command control drive signal is lost so that the layout will not convert to DC operation if a cable or connection is broken. The trains won't just "take-off" if they are not getting the DCC signal.

  • Complies with FCC Part 15, Class B RFI Requirements.

  • DCC Compatible.

DT100R Features:

  • Works as an advanced throttle on Loconet

  • Easy to read LCD screed

  • Two throttle knobs

  • Knobs are Click encoders

  • Supports 4 digit addressing

  • Function control F0-F8

  • Displays switch position and supports position feedback

  • Access to 3 service mode programming methods and operations mode programming

  • Fast clock

  • Edit and create Routes

  • Customizable user throttle preferences

UR91 Features:

  • Plug 'N Play with any LocoNet system

  • Simplex radio throttle must plug in to select, dispatch, or program locomotives

  • Simplex radio operates in the 900Mhz band

  • Supports approximately 10 radio throttles

  • Supports both Simplex Radio and infrared operation at the same time

  • Most layouts need only one UR91

  • One RJ12 6 pin Throttle jacks in the front of the panel for hooking up throttles and other LocoNet devices that do not use RailSync.

  • Two RJ12 6 pin LocoNet jacks in the back of the panel for hooking up LocoNet devices that use RailSync.

  • Gives your layout a professionally finished look.

  • Indicator LED that shows the power state of a local track section.

  • Two #6-32 right angle screw terminals for local track connections for power and diagnostics.


Replaced by
Empire Builder II Simplex Radio Equipped