Little help on a DCC choice..please

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by TN_Trainman, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. TN_Trainman

    TN_Trainman Member

    Hello all,

    Well I am finally going to buy my DCC system this week, and I have sorta narrowed it down between the MRC Prodigy Express or the MRC Prodigy Squared system, now there is about a 100.00 diffrence between the two systems.

    Here is my question, my layout is a 16x9 shed and the main line runs all the way around the shed. at the most I will be running three engines and running my AC accesories off of my MRC DC power pack, so should I fork out the extra money for the advanced system or will the Express system at 1.7 amps do all I need.

    Thanks for all your input,

    TN Trainman
  2. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

    George:wav: , i have BOTH systems:mrgreen: , take my word for it, if the difference in price is only $100.00, GO WITH THE PA SQUARED:winki: , you'll thank yourself in the long run:thumb: . BOTH systems are GREAT(in MY eyes:winki: ) if you don't want computer interface, but you can do so much more with the PA squared:thumb: .

    in the event you end up going with the Prodigy Express, getting a Prodigy Advance walk around IS A MUST, the Express walk around just don't really give you the options you will need in your not so far away future needs:winki: .

    :deano: -Deano
  3. TN_Trainman

    TN_Trainman Member

    Woohoo..I got the PA squared, should be in by next me time to do more wiring, and panting and stuff.
  4. For What It's Worth

    :wave:Hi, I was in the same quandry a few months ago, and decided to go with the advanced, "squared" and am now VERY HAPPY that I did, as I have had experience since then operating the express unit of a neighbors, and for the difference in price, I believe the Advanced or Squared system is well worth the extra money spent, both now and in the future when I will be expanding my layout. I now have an 4Ft X 36 Ft, and hopefully will be expanding to approximately double the size.


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