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    • April 20, 2018 10:30 PM EDT
      • Branchport, NY
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      Max Voltage

      What would be the maximum DC/DCC power supply voltage for On30?
      I would like to use L-Ion battery power for my DCC. I could use 11.1volt
      battery, but I think that is a little low!? 14.8volt battery would be better,
      but I afraid the charged value would be too high.? NiCAD or NiMH could
      provide 12volts which would be great, but the size would be prohibitive.

    • April 21, 2018 6:37 AM EDT
      • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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      The motors in On30 equipment are 12 volt motors, same as HO. But I know that our DCC set up in the one club uses a 16 volt supply for the DCC booster, its an HO club.


      Honestly I think you would be ok with the 11.1 volt battery. Have you seen how fast them suckers run on 11 volts?


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