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charon

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wall pack plus transformer
« on: December 12, 2017, 04:20:29 pm »
If I use my approximately 50 watt lionchief set wall pack and my CW80 80 watt transformer hooked up to two terminal tracks on my 60 foot mainline loop will I have 130 watts of useable power to the track?  Any help will be appreciated.
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Chuck

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Re: wall pack plus transformer
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2017, 05:48:01 pm »
Do NOT hook the 2 transformers up that way. The wattage will not add the way you think, and you will have no control over the trains.

If you need more power, get a bigger wattage transformer.
http://www.lionel.com/products/gw-180-180-watt-transformer-6-37947

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Re: wall pack plus transformer
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2017, 06:46:55 pm »
Ah, I see what you mean.
Thank you VERY much, Larry!
Chuck

 

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