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O-72 and O-31 swtich issues
« on: November 28, 2021, 02:46:24 pm »
Good afternoon!

Ive been working on my layout for a few years now and I keep on coming up against the same issue with my switches.  Im trying to do a crossover from an outer race track to an inner figure eight.  Im using two of the same switches (O-31 right hand or O-31 and O-22 left hand).  When I apply power, the outer switch works fine, the inner switch (on figure eight) either doesn't light up, or starts going haywire and goes back and forth.  I have tried swapping around the wires, moving the switches around and I cant get it to work.

For the O-72, I'm just trying a basic siding, but neither of them light up or just make a loud buzzing sound.

Ive had these issues for a few years now, and I'm done just trying to figure it out myself and getting no where.

Im wondering if I need more power to my layout, I have the insulating pins in the wrong place, I managed to get multiple faulty switches......any thoughts and ideas are appreciated


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