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Old 05-20-2019, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Do i need 2 power supplies to run 2 trains receivers? my transmitter has only track 1-2 thats all the trains i want to run
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Old 05-20-2019, 06:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can power both from one power supply.
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Yes you can power both from one supply, but if you get an overload wher ehte supply shuts down, both tracks will stop. I prefer separate supplies and I have found MPJA.com has great prices on 24 volt supplies.
I set up a friends portable layout with 2 of the 6.5 amp supplies and all his problems went away. Due to 'accidents via children touching the track', a short would occur and shut down both tracks.
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Here's the link to MPJA
https://www.mpja.com/24-Volt-Power-Supply/products/541/
I bought a PS from them years ago...
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