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NCE 524043 (CAB06p) Intermediate Engineer Throttle with LED Display and Potentiometer Speed Knob Standard
NCE 524043 (CAB06p) Intermediate Engineer Throttle with LED Display and Potentiometer Speed Knob Standard
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Product Code: NCE-524043

Intermediate standard cab with potentiometer speed control.
This 4 digit display normally indicates the current locomotive address and its forward/reverse status.

This knob controls the speed of the locomotive. It turns a digital encoder inside the plastic case. If the cab is set to "yard" mode the knob is "center off", turning it to the left goes faster in reverse, turning it to the right goes faster in forward.

Pressing the DIRECTION key will cause the loco to change direction. This button is disabled when the cab is in "yard" mode.

This selects the locomotive/consist to operate. Type in the loco/consist number, then press ENTER.

This button is factory set to operate Function 2 for the horn/whistle feature of DCC sound systems. Unlike other keys which toggle functions on and off this key is momentary, activating the function only as long as the button is held down. If you want Function 2 to toggle on and off use the 2 button. This button also turns on the cab if it is radio equipped.

All of the buttons of the CAB06 have several different uses. For example, the SELECT button acts as Select Loco but it may also be used as Select Accessory if SHIFT is pressed before pressing SELECT. The SHIFT button selects the "shift level" of the other cab buttons. Pressing SHIFT once puts the cab at Shift Level 1. The decimal point above the 1 on the LED display will light indicating Shift Level 1. If SHIFT is pressed a second time the 2 will light (1 turns off) indicating Shift Level 2. If SHIFT is pressed a third time both the 1 and 2 go out indicating Shift Level 0. The CAB can be set up to have 0, 1, 2 or 3 shift levels (level 3 has both the 1 and 2 lit). When the cab is waiting for you to enter numbers the SHIFT button acts as the ESC (escape) key.

The keys 0 through 9 serve two purposes. First, when operating a locomotive if a number key is pressed it toggles the corresponding function on the loco (if that function is connected and supported by the decoder). The second purpose is for entering numeric data that is required for selecting a locomotive or other device. Use the 0 key for Headlight and the 1 key for Bell if you have a sound system.

The 0 button (the headlight is Function 0) toggles the Headlight on and off.

Used to confirm numeric input.

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
NCE wired throttle April 9, 2013
Reviewer: Russ GT&I RR from South Bend, IN  
This is my second CAB06P and I'm as happy with it as I am the first one.
It's nice having the LED display showing the engine number of the unit you will be running. And I love the throttle stops at both ends of the speed range.
This unit is very easy to use, easy to program, and has the quality that NCE is famous for. If my layout was larger I would buy more of these in a heart beat!
MBK did their usual flawless job of shipping it to me almost over night! Thanks you MBK!

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  5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
NCE Cab06p June 23, 2012
Reviewer: Brad from NH  
I should have ordered the Cab06 with the encoded rather than the potentiometer version (Cab06p). I've sent the Cab06p  to NCE in NY to have it converted to the encoder version. One has to advance the throttle too far, in my opinion, before it "kicks in." Those who are used to potentiometers probably wouldn't be bothered. This is just my observation and a disappointment that can be rectified by NCE. Otherwise it's a great product like all the other NCE stuff that I have!

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