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Thinking about a new DCC system - please help me decide

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OK, I have a great DCC system. My Lenz 100 system does everything I want except for a few things. It does have a few limits though, so is there a system out there that can match all my requirements?

Lenz is great except:
  • I can switch easily between two locos, but I often run more. Running more requires more cabs or a better system of switching between locos with one cab. The Lenz switches between tow locos with the Esc key. If you want to control a third or more, you have to dial it in or look for the list (pile) and select the loco you want.
  • I have XpressNET sockets around my track, but plugging and unplugging the cab controller is a pain. I want wireless.
What I want from a DCC system:
  • Simplicity
  • Programmability
  • Expandability
  • Manoeuvrability (of the operator, i.e. wireless)
So what do you recommend?
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QUOTE (zmil @ 17 Sep 2008, 03:25) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Hi Doug

I will have to agree with John go for the MultiMAUS Pro and use it with the Lenz System
You can keep all your XpressNET connections

You should be able to buy a MultiMAUS quite cheap on feebay and plug directly into the Lenz system
and see if it agrees with you before going for the MultiMAUS Pro
Regards Zmil

IMHO the Multimaus Pro is well worth a look, especially as you already have a Lenz set up. Should be a cost-effective purchase with one of the start sets too.

Depends on what you really want - I would also look at the ECOS & maybe the VM Commander.
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