SEB Super Empire Builder

This product has been replaced by the Super Empire Builder Xtra (SEBX) and is no longer available. Click here to view the SEBX.

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

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.

DT400 Features:

  • Simple to use with any Digitrax LocoNet System

  • User Friendly Multi-line backlit display with easy to read icons and messages

  • Dual throttle controls for running two trains at a time

  • Click encoders give extra fine speed control and direction control, too!

  • Full numeric keypad

  • Direct access to functions 0-12 with DCS50 or DCS100 command stations

  • Direct access to functions 0-8 with DB150 command station

  • Single key access to most common throttle tasks.

  • Infra-Ready

  • Find Key for use with transponder equipped locos & layouts

  • Built in flashlight for reading paperwork and loco/car numbers in darkened layout rooms

  • No more throttle display time-outs!

UP5 Features:

  • Plug 'N Play Instalation

  • Gives your layout a professionally finished look.

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

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

  • One additional RJ12 6 pin Throttle jack on the side of the panel for hooking up LocoNet devices that do not use RailSync.

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

  • 2mm power jack that allows you to make the UP5 a battery saver terminal for your throttles by plugging in a PS14 DC power supply.

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


Replaced by
Super Empire Builder Xtra