LT Panel

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LT Panel
LT Panel.png
Device Information
ManufacturerTrain Control Systems
TypeFascia Panel
Release Date08-09-2022
Retail Price$29.95
(Not Incl.)

The LT Panel is the same fascia panel assembly which comes included with the LT-50.

This product is used with the LT-50 "Layout Throttle." This panel can be used to create a DCC track output when used with an LT-50 using the specified jack. A single additional wired LCC throttle can be connected to the front of the panel, and this panel can be connected into a larger LCC network using the jacks on the back.

The LT Panel can also be used as a power injection point for an LCC network (400mA per port) when used with an appropriate power supply (not included, except with the LT-50) and the barrel jack on the back.

Included In Package

  • LT Panel board x1
  • LT Panel fascia cover plate x1
  • Fascia mounting screws x4
  • Fascia cover plate screws x2
  • Option Jumpers x3

Physical Overview

The LT Panel has a few notable physical features:

  1. Green 2-pin Track Output connector with detachable screw terminal connector
  2. 2.5mm x 5.5mm barrel jack for Power In
  3. Configuration Jumpers (see details below)
  4. Single "LT" RJ-45 jack(for LT-50 only)
  5. Three "LCC" RJ-45 jacks (1x Front: For T-50; 2x Rear for LCC Bus)
  6. Bi-color LED for "Track On"

LT Panel (2).png

Configuration Jumpers

Refer to the table below for information on the configuration jumpers available on the LT Panel:

Jumper Position Description
TERM (1) Insert this jumper to add termination to the LCC-CAN bus. An LCC-CAN bus should have exactly two terminators, with one at each end of the bus.

This jumper can (optionally) provide for one of the required terminators.

Note: In practicality, a very short (less than 10ft or 3m) LCC-CAN bus can still work reliably with one terminator.

N/A (2) Not Used
DCC/F (3 & 4) The LT Panel is designed to be use with a "Layout Throttle", such as an LT-50 plugged into the front facing port with the "LT" logo.
Simplified diagram showing the electrical connection for DCC/F jumpers.
Insert these two jumpers to pass the low power DCC signals from the Layout Throttle through to the other three LCC jacks (pins 4 & 5 of the LCC-CAN standard). Remove these jumpers to disconnect the low power DCC signals provided by the Layout Throttle.

Note: The Layout Throttle uses the NMRA S-9.1.2 Full Scale Interface

DCC/F is a low-power mirror of the track output from the command station (in this case, the LT-50).

This circuit is only intended to be used to provide the signal from the LT-50 to other devices on the LCC-CAN bus. This circuit is not intended to supply signals to LCC boosters such as the B-106. This circuit must be disabled/open if another LCC device is driving the LCC-CAN pins 4 & 5 as allowed by the standard. The LT Panel is not designed to be used along with another LCC/DCC command station, such as the CS-105. In this case, an LCC Panel should be used instead.