Wiring disparity/confusion!

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Cheers. Good to know.
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A CDU feed from a good power supply of at least 16v AC and 1.0Amp or greater should recharge fully within milliseconds once all levers or switches are in their Off position. :D
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Well, that’s what the specs. of my Gaugemaster Combi, so fingers crossed!
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Couple of comments.

On my previous layout I ran the DCC acc decoder output into the coil of a pair of relays which ported the output from a GM CDU to the solenoids. I also had manual switching for when the PC wasn’t on and I found I could repeatedly select points and they would throw reliably. The CDU recharge time was able to keep up without problems.

I have modified my Hornby R8243 surface point motors to remove the spindly wires and fit a direct header so
I can plug in a heavier wired harness.
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That looks very impressive, but is way beyond my skill level. I’ll be lucky if I get the things working properly using the standard wiring!
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