Electrical Systems > Introduction | Power Supply | CBUS | DCC | Computer Control | Former Control System | Accessories

The layout is powered from six 240 Volt AC power supplies delivering a number of low voltage outputs for different purposes:

115V DC 6A SMPSDCC Booster

212V DC 5A SMPSMichel Delving, Hobbiton and Rivendell CBUS modules and accessories
312V DC 5A SMPSBuckland, Bree and Staddle CBUS modules and accessories

416V ACGrey Havens CBUS modules and accessories
516V ACMichel Delving, Hobbiton and Rivendell CBUS point modules
616V ACBuckland and Bree CBUS point modules

The 15V DC 6A SMPS supplies the DCC booster rated at 5A that powers all the layout track. The MERG CBUS modules operate from a 12V DC supply with the exception of those operating the points, which require 16V AC. A new, 12V DC version of the point module is available but had not been developed when the conversion work started. The 12V DC supplies also power ancillary circuits including lighting and other scenic effects.