The Hare™ New Generation
The Tortoise™, the Tortoise™ Logo and the
Tortoise™ graphic are trademarks of Circuitron, Inc. of
Romeoville, Il. They and all photos of the Tortoise™ are used
with permission. The Hare™ is a product of DCC Specialties.
Hare NG Manual (PDF - 1.06 MB) (To come)
The next generation of the popular HARE PnP
stationary decoder for the Tortoise™ Switch Machine is now
shipping. Version I has been significantly improved to make
wiring even easier along with other new features.
Hare™ NG Front
All Power Routing is now controlled by a user
selectable dip switch. Version II that provides FEEDBACK and
Switch Position reporting for Digitrax LocoNet, Lenz ExpressNet
and NCE CAB Bus is also shipping. Version II also includes all
the updated features of Version I.
Hare™ NG Back
Here are the specs:
Plugs Directly on to Tortoise: Simplifies
wiring and reduces failures.
Auto Throw™ Automatically throws points when a train is
approaching against the points!
Auto Throw™ Timer: Provides for timing the auto throw function
to prevent two trains from colliding.
Smart Route™ Sets up to 13 routes by simple address programming
in addition to the primary decoder address.
Dispatcher Over-Ride™: Allows the Dispatcher to lock out all
other switch commands.
Locked Route Control™: Provides for only one route direction
response for either a Throw or Clear command.
Switch Speed Control™: Allows you to control the Tortoise motor
Smart Default Ops™: Upon Power-up, HARES return to either last
thrown position or a programmed default.
Operate Switch Signals or Panel LED Indicators.
Manual Pushbutton or Toggle Switch: Allows single button or
toggle switch manual control of the points.
System Reset: A single CV command sets all Addresses and CVs to
original factory values.
Direct Current Ops: The Hare will operate on DC using Manual
Push Button Control Option.
Semaphore Operations: Allows the use of a Tortoise for triggered
control of a signal head or crossing gate.
Automates Reverse Loop Turnouts. Using Auto Throw feature.
All of the features above plus feedback
Feedback, Turnout Position Reporting to Digitrax LocoNet, Lenz
ExpressNet and NCE CabBus.
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