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When the scale and the locomotive are picked, the next step is to pick a power supply, which typically consists of the electronic controller that manipulates speed and direction. Like the locomotive, this is a big decision where it is much better to splurge than to cut corners. An inexpensive power supply can be bothersome and inconsistent, which will extend the learning curve. The 2 main alternatives are traditional analog or the Direct Current, which means digital command control. Many brand-new lovers will likely wish to begin with a high-quality analog power supply. Before the very first purchase, the new enthusiast needs to settle on a scale. Every purchase made will certainly be impacted by that decision since locomotives, wagons, tracks, and accessories have to be at the same scale; otherwise, the train won't work or look right. Some railroad model lovers do collect multiple scales, but handling an extra scale is essentially like handling an extra hobby. The conventional and most popular model train scale is HO scale, which operates at an 87.1:1 ratio. Other popular alternatives consist of O-scale (48:1) and G-scale (22.5:1).
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