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A new store will be opening August/September 2023.

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NMRA DCC (Digital Command Control)

NMRA Digital Command Control (DCC) is the best way to operate your trains. DCC easily allows you to run multiple trains on a single mainline without blocks! Developed by the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), DCC compatible products are now produced by many companies. DCC is suitable for all sizes of layouts.

Central Hobbies carries DCC products from

Digitrax - SoundTraxx - Fleischmann and Roco Z21 - ESU - TCS - NCE (North Coast Engineering) - Lenz - MRC - Zimo - and SPROGs

DCC Consultation

If you are considering converting your current layout to DCC or if you are considering building a new layout using DCC, Central Hobbies has a DCC consultation service. We will assist in you configuring a DCC system for your layout. The fee is $25.00 per hour or part thereof. Consultation fees may be credited towards the purchase of a DCC system from Central Hobbies.

Service and Support for Central Hobbies DCC Customers

Central Hobbies' trained staff provide service and support for all current DCC products purchased from us. We will help you select the right decoder for your locomotive models. We will arrange for the repair and or replacement of defective or damaged products. If necessary we will arrange for loaner products from our stock. These services are provided free of charge to all Central Hobbies DCC customers.

Service and Support for DCC Equipment Purchased Elsewhere

If the supplier you purchased your DCC products from will not or is incapable of providing Service and Support for you, Central Hobbies will provide Service and Support for a fee. The handling fee will be from $5.00 to $25.00 per item depending on what it is. Loaner items can be supplied for a weekly rental fee. Depending on the circumstances, Central Hobbies may waive the fees.

Unit Testing

If you have a DCC equipped unit that does not work we can test it for you on our store test layout. (Time permitting of course).

We reserve the right to correct errors and change prices without prior notice. Please note that page updates are done as time permits. Page contents may lag behind store stock.

Updated December 15, 2017

2825 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, BC,
Canada, V5M 2E1
Phone 1-604-431-0771, Fax 1-604-431-9855
Orders Only 1-888-7TRAINS (1-888-787-2467)
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