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Shourt Line Discount Price Lists
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New 2016 LGB Discount Price List

New 2015 ESU Train Electronics Discount Price List

New 2016 PIKO Discount Price List
*Shourt Line Members receive additional discounts off PIKO SL Prices

New 2015 Hartland Locomotive Works Discount Price List
Free shipping on Hartland orders over $1,000.00

New 2015 Shourt Line, Phoenix & Massoth Discount Price list

 

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  • ESU LLC USA Electronics - N, TT, HO, On30, O, S, G Scale German made Train Electronics
    G scale ESU Sound Decoder

    The Best G scale Decoders and Sound Electronics Available
    Multi-Protocol MM/DCC/SX/M4 and MTS protocols and Analog track power compatible (auto detection)
    Decoders, Sound Decoders, Function Decoders, Speakers, Speaker Baffles, Controllers, Switch Decoders, Decoder TEsters, Decoder Programmer, Accessories and components
    ESU LLC USA warranty and distribution for USA based super fast warranty returns

    Massoth Electronics - The maker of all LGB Electronics
    x1 NMRA and LGB compatible Central Stations, Boosters, Decoders w/Sound, and accessories
  • Hartland Locomotive Works G Scale Locomotives, Cars, Parts, Track & Sets - Products Made in the USA
    G-Scale Sets, Locomotives and Rolling Stock: coaches, freight cars and cabooses. Brass and aluminum track and other accessories. All made in the USA - 1 year warrantee.
  • PIKO Trains, Track, Sets, Buildings, Accessories, DCC, Sound, Electronics & Accessories
    SL PIKO Wireles Set with Power Supply DCC, Analog Track Controls, Train Electronics & Parts, Central Stations, Boosters, Throttles, Decoders & Sound Systems, Trains, Track, Sets, Buildings and Accessories - All Products Made in Germany - 2 Year Warrantee
  • Phoenix Sound Systems,Inc. - Digital Sound Boards, Speakers, Batteries and Accessories
    PB9 PSS sound card DC, DCC compatible sound products
  • Sprog USB Programmer & Central Station - Program any DCC decoder & run multiple trains, under $100
    Sprog II More than just a Programmer - SPROG 2 and SPROG 3 is both a programmer and DDC train controller. Comes with a CD with all the software required to both program your decoders and run your locos. Perfect for your workbench; program a loco and they run it right on your workbench!

Shourt Line Products

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Lighting

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Decoder Auto Power Buffers and LED UPS

Shourt Line 3,300uF to 33,000uF Automatic Power Buffers - for any MTS or DCC Decoder

No switch or 3rd wire required for programming your decoder in your loco.
Fully Automatic Operation with motor, sound or motor/sound decoders.
Easy install with any decoder, Decoder buffer control outputs are NOT required.
Small size: allows easy placement
Made in the USA

Shourt Line SL-6102104 Mini Gold Cap Buffer 2.5 Farad 10.7 Volt - UPS for analog train LED lights and accessories

  • SL-6102104 Mini Gold Cap Buffer 2.5 Farad 10.7 Volt - UPS

    Powers 16 LED over 4 minutes without any track power.
    Automatic charging from track power at 400ma max.
    Includes two skins; shipping crate and pizza cart for placement in cargo area or passenger areas
    Superior charge/discharge cycles; over 10,000 X greater than battery,over 1000 X greater power than capacitor
    Easy hookup

Power Supplies - PFC enabled efficiency

SL-PS600-1-24-25F Output: 600VA, 5 to 24 Volts at 25 Amps

  • Output: 600 VA - 1 isolated outputs, 25 amps, 24VDC (5-24VDC)
    Input:
    95-132VAC or 180-264VAC - Range Select Switch, 47-63Hz
    Certifications: CE
    Notes: Short circuit, over voltage & over temp. Protection - Parallel up to 100 amps output  

SL-PS500-1-24-20AF Output: 500VA, 24 Volts at 20 Amps

  • SL-500--1-24-20AF Output: 500 VA - 1 isolated outputs, 20 amps, 24VDC (20-26.4VDC adjustable @ front panel)
    Input:
    88-264VAC or 124370VDC - Automatically adjusts to Voltage and Hz, 47-63Hz
    Certifications: ULE
    Notes: Short circuit, over voltage & over temp. Protection - Includes remote voltage sense for long power lines

SL-PS320-1-27F Output: 320VA, 18.6 to 27.2 Volts at 13 Amps 2 Year Warty $104.95.

  • SL-PS320-1-27F Output: 320VA, 18.6 to 27.2 Volts at 13 Amps 2 Year Warty $99.95. Output: 320 VA - 3 sets of isolated outputs, 13 amps, 24VDC (18.6 to 27.2 VDC adjustable @ front panel)
    Input:
    88-264VAC Automatically adjusts to Voltage and Hz, 47-63Hz
    Certifications: ULE
    Notes: Short circuit, over voltage & over temp. Protection

SL-PS300-1-27Fp Output: 300VA, 17.8 to 27.2 Volts at 12.5 Amps

SL-CB-6A 6 amp Circuit Breaker with LGB power cables

SL-PS150-1-24 SL 5112406 Regulated Power Supply 18 to 28 Volts at 6.5 Amps $58.17

  • SL-PS150-1-24 SL 5112406 Regulated Power Supply 18 to 28 Volts at 6.5 Amps Output: 150 VA - isolated output 6.5 amps, 24VDC (19 to 28 VDC)
    Input:
    88 ~ 264VAC @ 47 ~ 63Hz, or 124 ~ 370VDC
    Certifications: UL and CE
    Notes: fan less design, short circuit, over voltage & over temp. Protection

SL-PS200-1-27F Output: 200VA, 18.4 to 27.4 Volts at 8.3 Amps

  • SL-PS800-3-28F Output: 300 VA - isolated output 8.5 amps, 24VDC (17.8 to 27.2 VDC)
    Input:
    88 ~ 264VAC @ 47 ~ 63Hz, or 124 ~ 370VDC
    Certifications: UL and CE
    Notes: Auto fan speed, short circuit, over voltage & over temp. Protection

SL-PS200-1-27 Output: 200VA, 18.4 to 27.4 Volts at 8.3 Amps

SL-PS60-1-20 Output: 60VA, 20 Volts at 3 Amps

SL-PS36-1-24 Output: 36VA, 24 Volts at 1.67 Amps

DC (analog) Train Throttles (pure DC)

SL-TLC13F 13 Amp Linear Throttle + on demand fan $214.54

  • SL-TLC13F Output: 150 VA - 13 amp continuous, 30 amp peak at 24VDC
    Input:
    24VDC
    Mfg.: USA
    Notes: Brushless, Ball Bearing Temp. Controlled Fan, Emergency Stop, LED status display

Precision Micro Throttles & Controllers for Auto-Reversing Modules, Motors, Locos, Cars, Bulbs, LEDs (1-300), Smokers and Layout Accessories

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  • SL 8552403 Weatherproof Precision Micro Throttle & LED controller $39.95

    SL 8552403 Weatherproof Precision Micro Throttle & LED controller $39.95 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts AC, DC or DCC (full wave bridge for AC & DCC; direct connection for DC input)
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: Weatherproof housing, micro size, screw type terminal wiring blocks
    (Easy wiring -no soldering; for loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8452403 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $6.29

    SL 8452403 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $6.29 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts DC
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, solder pads, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    (solder pads for input & output; for loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8453003 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $8.49
  • SL 8453003 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $8.49 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts AC, DC, DCC (full wave bridge for AC & DCC; direct connection for DC input)
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, solder pads, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    (input solder points & output pads; for loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8453203 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $9.95
  • SL 8453203 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $9.95 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts AC, DC, DCC (full wave bridge for AC & DCC cable input; direct solder point for DC input)
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, installed cables for easy install, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    (24 in. black input and red/black output cables; for loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8453303 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $9.95
  • SL 8453303 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $9.95 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts AC, DC, DCC (full wave bridge for AC & DCC cable input; direct solder point for DC input)
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, installed cables for easy install, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    (10 ft. black input & 3 in. red/black output cables; for easy Auto-Reversing Module, loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8453403 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $10.95
  • SL 8453403 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $10.95 Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts DC
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, solder pads, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    (screw type terminal wiring blocks for easy input & output wiring (no soldering); for
    Auto-Reversing Module, loco, car, bulb, LEDs (1-300), Smokers, Layout Accessories and Lighting)
  • SL 8453333 Precision Train Throttle & LED controller $24.95 (same functions as the SL 8552403 w/o case)
  • Output: 15 VA - 3 amp maximum with up to 94% efficiency and cool operation
    Input:
    0-30Volts AC,DCC terminal block and separate DC terminal block - also used for power buffer capacitor
    Output: 1.2 to 30 VDC (1.5 volts less than input voltage)
    Notes: low cost, solder pads, micro size, 25 turn voltage adjustment
    3 each 2 screw type terminal wiring blocks for easy input AC, input DC (of buffer) & output wiring (no soldering)


Power Supply/Throttle Sets (Analog pure DC)

G Scale Track & Loco Contacts, Magnets and LGB replacement products

SL-XTM-1705 Flat Black Nickel Plated Neodymium Track Magnet Part No.: 4111705 1ea, 4411705 4ea,

  • Best Choice for top of track, extreme strength & low profile - Easy 1 minute install!
    Use where top of track mounting and maximum switch activation distance is required. The Neodymium magnet is nickel plated with a flat black weather proof finish. For indoor or Outdoor use.
    Automate your railroad with the Shourt Line SL-XTM-1705 track magnets to activate horn/whistle and bell sounds or the reed inputs on decoders for special functions. Replacement for LGB 1705 Track Magnets

SL-TM-1705 Neodymium Track Magnet Part No.: 4101705 (replaces LGB 1705 )

  • SL-TM-1705

    Use when for special conditions where a rare earth magnet is needed.
    Automate your railroad with the Shourt Line SL-TM-1705 track magnets to activate horn/whistle and bell sounds or the reed inputs on decoders for special functions.
    Replacement for and functionally superior to LGB 1705 Track Magnets (no longer available)

SL-TMU-1705 Invisible Under Tie Track Magnet Part No.: 4121705 1ea.

SL-TMU-1705 Best Choice where you CAN lift your track - Easy 2 minute Install!
Automate your railroad with the Shourt Line SL-TM-1705 track magnets to activate horn/whistle and bell sounds or the reed inputs on Massoth decoders for special functions.
Invisible - mounts inside your railroad tie to activate any G Scale Sound System or Decoder Function reed switch

SL-TMU-1705 Six Pack Invisible Under Tie Track Magnet Part No.: 4621705 6 ea. (replaces LGB 1705 )

SL-TMU-1705 Best Choice where you CAN lift your track - Easy 2 minute Install!
Automate your railroad with the Shourt Line SL-TM-1705 track magnets to activate horn/whistle and bell sounds or the reed inputs on Massoth decoders for special functions.
Invisible - mounts inside your railroad tie to activate any G Scale Sound System or Decoder Function reed switch
  • SL-TMR-1705 4 each 1/2 inch dia. Top of Tie Sound Activation Track Magnets with hole (replaces LGB 1705 )

    Best low cost top of the track magnet when you can NOT lift your track and normal strength is required
    Choose screw, 3M outdoor adhesive mounting pads or user supplied mounting
    Part No.: 4421705 with mounting screws
    Part No.: 4431705 for user supplied mounting methods
    Part No.: 4441705 with 3M adhesive mounting pads
    Automate your railroad; activate horn/whistle, bell sounds or the reed inputs on your decoders for special functions.

  • SL-HiTMRP-1705 4 each 1/2 inch dia. Top of Tie Low profile Max. Strength + 3M pads (replaces LGB 1705 )
  • Use for extra strength for low cost & smooth flat top - Part No.: 4451705 4 each magnets with 3M adhesive pads
    Easy 1 minute Install - peel and stick on any railroad tie!
    Automate your railroad with the Shourt Line SL-TM-1705 track magnets to activate horn/whistle and bell sounds or the reed inputs on Massoth decoders for special functions.
    Replacement for and functionally superior to LGB 1705 Track Magnets (no longer available)
  • SL-TC-17100 Track Contact 18 inch cable and terminal block (replaces LGB 1700 and 17100)
  • SL-TC-17100 Automate your railroad with these track contacts that activate by loco magnets and control your switches and signals.
    Replacement for and functionally identical to LGB 1700 & LGB 17100 Track Contacts (no longer available)
  • SL-TC-17100-nt-xx Track Contact without terminal block

    Specify length in feet when ordering. Includes two diodes for EPL motor installations
    Functionally identical to LGB 1700 and LGB 17100. Specify length when ordering in feet. Use with LGB and Massoth Feedback modules, EPL motors or Shourt Line SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl Dual Latching Relay Controllers.
    Automate your railroad with these track contacts that activate by loco magnets.

  • SL-TC2-17100-nt-xx Track Contact xx = length of cable in feet, nt = no terminal block
  • SL-TC2-17100-nt-xx Track Contact  - Dual Sensor Track Contacts

    Dual Sensor Track Contacts - Detects both Loco Direction and Location. Specify length in feet when ordering.
    Includes four(4) diodes for EPL motor installations. Functions as two (2) each LGB 1700 or LGB 17100 devices but comes with attached shielded three wire cable. Use with LGB and Massoth Feedback modules, EPL motors or Shourt Line SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl Dual Latching Relay Controllers.
    Automate your railroad with these track contacts that activate by loco magnets.

  • SL-LMX-17010 Loco Magnet (replaces LGB 17010 and Massoth 8420102 Loco Magnets)
  • Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets - Extreme Power- up to 2 inch sensor activation - Low Profile - weatherproof
    Automate your railroad with these loco magnets that activate track contacts (above) when a loco passes by. Control your switches and signals. Unique design provides up to 2X power for ultimate reliability and up to 2 inch sensor activation.
    Replacement for and functionally identical to LGB 17010 & Massoth 8420102 loco magnets
  • SL-LM-17010 Loco Magnet (replaces LGB 17010 and Massoth 8420102 Loco Magnets)
  • SL-LM-17010 Loco Magnets Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets - Water Proof - Low Profile
    Automate your railroad with these loco magnets that activate track contacts (above) when a loco passes by. Control your switches and signals.
    Replacement for and functionally identical but superior to LGB 17010 & Massoth 8420102 loco magnets
  • SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl Dual Latching Relay Controller New Product - Make any relay a latching relay
  • SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl Dual Latching Relay Controller

    Works with any 24V relay and creates an electronic latching relay for train automation.
    This controller makes any 24V relay into a latching relay 
Use with Shourt Line SL-RLY-2P4T-5A or SL-RLY-2P2T-10A Relays 
for reversing loops, station stops or train automation

  • SL-RLY-2P4T-5A-24VDC Relay and socket - use with SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl to make a latching relay
  • SL-RLY-2P4T-5A-24VDC Relay and socket Replaces LGB aux switch but has 2X the contacts - use two and one SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl to replace two LGB EPL motors and aux. switches with 4X the switch contacts at 1/2 the cost..
    Use to create reversing loops, station stops or other train automation
  • SL-RLY-2P2T-10A-24V Relay - High Current Switch - use with SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl to make a latching relay
  • SL-RLY-2P2T-10A-24V 10 Amp Relay 24VDC Coil Replaces LGB aux switch but has 10 amp contacts for track or high current loads - use two and one SL-24V-2SW-Ctrl to replace two LGB EPL motors and aux. switches with 2X the amperage at 1/2 the cost..
    Use to create reversing loops, station stops or other train automation
  • SL-TS-17A-12 Euro Style 12 Position Terminal Strip - Easy to cut to any size
  • SL-TS-17A-12-Euro-Terminal-Strip For connecting stripped 22-18 wire. Use to convert a non terminal SL-TC-17100-nt to one with terminals. 3.7" x 0.7" x 0.6" high. 8mm terminal centers. M2.6 x 5 screw. DVE, CE. Flexible white (natural) Nylon 66 body, 94V2 rated for 110 degrees C. 450 Volts. All metal parts are completely recessed in the housing to prevent shorts. Each strip has 12 circuits, with a mounting hole between each circuit. Can be easily shortened with a knife or saw.