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adriancuff647

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Lionel Legacy System
« on: August 01, 2017, 01:26:23 pm »
I was interested in buying the Lionel Legacy System and I was wondering how to connect a conventional engine to it. I own the Polar Express and I was wondering how to connect it because I've looked all over the internet and it says I can do it but I don't know if I need a Tmcc or something else. I'm also wondering if you can connect Lionchief trains to the Legacy System. Thanks


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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 08:48:54 pm »
Once you have the Legacy system, you just put your Polar Express train on the track and use the Legacy remote to operate it.

This video explains how:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAK7uNwzxY0

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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2017, 12:18:39 am »
So what your saying is I use the Legacy Remote and go to conventional mode and then I can run the train? Could I run other command engines at the same time or not?


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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2017, 07:55:21 am »
You cannot run both conventional and command locomotives at the same time.

In conventional mode, the system is set to vary the track voltage with the remote - just like a conventional transformer does.

In command mode, the track is set to maximum voltage constantly, and the remote varies the engine speed with the electronics in the locomotives.

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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2017, 10:32:52 pm »
Alright the last thing I'm going to ask is there any online retailers that you recommend for buying command or Legacy engines?


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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2017, 02:06:58 pm »
I worked at this store when I lived in New York City. I did repairs there for them. I also helped with shipping at times. They ship worldwide.

https://www.trainworld.com/search/?bymanufacturer=4912&bycategory=&byscale=

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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2017, 03:07:05 pm »
Thanks


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Re: Lionel Legacy System
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2017, 03:50:39 pm »
Trainworld is great.

 

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