Hornby Other R8213

Select Digital Controller

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Hornby Other R8213 Select Digital Controller

The Hornby Select Digital control is by far the perfect way to enter the digital world of model railways. It should be noted that the controller is not NMRA compliant and may not work with decoders from other manufacturers.

The Hornby Select is capable of having control of 60 locomotives and, providing power is available, run 10 locomotives at any one time.

The Select can also operate 40 solenoid operated accessories including points.

The stylish design puts all the control features available from the Hornby Select at the operator's fingertips. From smooth operation of the rotary control to the large LCD display, the Hornby Select is the ideal way to enter the digital world of model railways.

The following highlights some of the key features of the Hornby Select Digital Control Unit:

The keyboard has 16 keys used to register and program locomotives or accessories, set acceleration and deceleration levels, setting direction and for emergency stopping! The Select allows for 59 locomotives to be registered to the unit and 40 accessories. Each locomotive can be coded with up to 99 levels of acceleration or deceleration speeds. Locomotives have an ID number allocated to them from 1 - 59 and similarly accessories
are given numbers of 60 - 99. Code '00' can be used to control an analogue locomotive i.e. a locomotive which is not fitted with a decoder.

Rotary Control
Once the locomotive required to run has been 'called up' and the direction of travel has been decided the model is ready to go. By turning the rotary control clockwise the locomotive will move off with the speed being proportional to the amount the control knob has been rotated. If an acceleration level has been chosen then a more gradual
acceleration can be expected depending on the setting. To slow the locomotive down, the knob is turned anti-clockwise and similar to the acceleration programming, if a deceleration setting has been coded into the locomotive the model will gradually slow.

LCD Display
The LCD Display screen of the Select shows the number of the locomotive or accessory which is in the process of being selected. This number will flash until the select button is pressed. The number will remain on the screen until another locomotive or accessory is chosen. The screen also displays various other functions and operating instructions that the Select features.

The Select is powered by a 220-240V AC wall-mounted Switch Mode transformer which indirectly supplies 1amp 15V AC power to the track. The transformer also provides power to the 15V DC uncontrolled outlet which can be used as an alternative electrical source for accessories which are operated in the traditional analogue manner. This output may not be sufficient for some point motors.

A larger 4 amp transformer (C7024) is available for use with the Select unit which will provide additional power to the tracks allowing for more locomotives to be run simultaneously


Product Code:R8213
Approximate Pack Weight:688g

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Covid-19 is still causing long delays in shipping to destinations outside the UK and Brexit has added new complexities and additional local charges payable by the customer within the EU. Because of these issues we will reluctantly no longer be able to process orders for delivery outside of the UK. Although we will keep this under review it is not anticipated to change for the rest of 2021. For customers overseas with existing orders, we will contact you once your order is ready to be shipped to organise delivery to the address on your order.