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Reply to "How does a layout work with two (2) TIUs, Wifi, and TMCC?"

@RJR posted:

Postwar ZWs are fine, but the units you mention are less power. 

Yes, per transformer, but not if working together, I think.

Maybe I don't fully understand transformers, but if a PW ZW (which I have and currently have dedicated to our seasonal Christmas layout) puts out 275W across 4 outputs, isn't it only putting out about 68.75W per output/channel?  Or, if I'm only using 2 throttles/outputs of a ZW, am I getting 1/2 of the 275 on each?  Even if the latter, that's still only 137.5W per channel, right?

If the former, then a combintation of 2 LWs at 125W each and 2 RWs at 110W each gives me 470W, right? Granted, I need to phase them (done many times) and they take up A LOT more space, but won't 4 single throttle transformers deliver more power than a single ZW?

Not being argumentative, brand new to this DCS thing after years of the "single wire" TMCC and bus wiring

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