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Application of No. 1034 Transformer
« on: February 02, 2018, 12:04:26 pm »
I have an old No. 1034 Transformer which I want to connect to both:
• A new FasTrack Operating Track Section (Operates at 10 to 12 volts AC)
• A new FasTrack Terminal Section
How do I connect to these two sections to the transformer?
The terminals on the No. 1034 Transformer are labeled: U – A – B – C (See Attachment)
Should terminals A (or B) should be "ground" and connected to the outer two rails?
Should terminal U provide variable throttle speed control and be connected to the center rail.  (A–U is 10 to 20 volts.  B–U is 4 to 14 volts.)
Or should these be reversed, U to the outer rails and A (or B) to the center rail?
Transformer Terminals A–B provide fixed 6 volts.  Terminals B–C provide fixed 14 volts.  Terminals A–C provide fixed 20 volts.  None of these provide for the required 10 to 12 volts for the FasTrack Operating Track Section.
I have made the modification for "Connection the track section to an accessory power supply", instruction # 71-2054-251, 1/06
Does the FasTrack Operating Track Section absolutely require a separate accessory power supply?  If so how does it connect with the FasTrack Terminal Section that is connected to the No. 1034 Transformer?
Or can the FasTrack Operating Track Section be operated from the No. 1034 Transformer connected to Transformer terminals B-C?

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Re: Application of No. 1034 Transformer
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 09:06:52 am »
Hello & Welccome to the Forum!
with the link provided, you should be able to find a diagram showing you how to hook up your transformer.

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