ProtoThrottle Receiver for NCE Cab Bus and Lenz XpressNet
*Note: The ProtoThrottle does not work with the NCE Power Cab v1.1. An upgrade chip can be purchased from NCE here.
3.5"(L) x 2.3"(W)
The complete gEDA design files are available on GitHub.
- 2 in stock
News & Application Notes
What Are All Those Blinky Lights?
You may have noticed all those blinky lights on the ProtoThrottle and its receivers. Yes, Nathan and I are fans of LEDs on the stuff we build. There is a small coolness factor, but more importantly, for products going out into the wild, beyond our loving care (and our ability to see and touch them), these lights convey important information that helps the user – and us – debug problems when they arise. Below is a guide to what all those lights do and what they mean. To use and enjoy the ProtoThrottle, you certainly aren’t expected to know and remember all the information below. But things do sometimes go wrong, and we wanted to provide a reference guide to help in figuring out what happened. This should also help you understand why one of our first questions, when someone contacts us with a problem, usually involves us asking about those pesky little blinking LEDs…