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Are Peco Code 100 points wired differently to Hornby? I have tried the crossovers on one controller to see if it works across the crossovers and it seems to work. But when you put two controllers in, it fails. Could this be a controller fault or a point fault? ...
It is neither the points, nor the controllers at fault, which are performing as designed: but the limitations of the set track system, which is intended for children to run a train with a controller per track circuit.

The moment you put a crossover across two independently powered track circuits without modifying the points and paying attention to track power wiring, problems of the kind you describe emerge. There's no short cut, you have to understand what to do based on the 'why' of it, and a major help is a good book such as this:

There are now much better options readily available, flexible track systems from the likes of Peco of superior design to deal with connecting track circuits, and DCC control whereby you can drive all the traction from a single controller. Happy New Year!
 

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Not sure that set track is the issue if it has insulfrogs which the quoted points have. If the controllers disconnect track supply when neutral then all should be fine when transferring between tracks but accepting that both tracks will be live to the controller in play.
If happy with that workaround to overcome a limitation inherent to set track design, that's fine. But there are much better very well proven alternatives.
 
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