Electronics

This page is our web inventory of new and previously-owned electronic components to help you build and run your model railroad. It is sorted by manufacturer's name. Please note that we have a lot of other electronic parts and tools in the store; not all are listed on this web site.

Twin Controller Power Supply

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
A.C. Gilbert
Product ID:
18B
Scale:
S
Price:
$90.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
July 31, 2020

DCC Decoders

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Digitrax
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Papa Ben's has been an authorized Digitrax dealer since we opened our doors. We carry a large stock of decoders for all scales, complete DCC systems, and all the accessories you need to build your DCC setup, even down to hook-up wires!

1033 90 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$35.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

Comes complete with instructions and original box.

1044 90 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$35.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

Comes complete with instructions.

LW 125 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$60.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

Comes complete with instructions.

TW 175 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$75.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

Comes complete with instructions.

KW 190 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$99.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

Comes complete with instructions.

ZW 275 watts

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Scale:
S/O
Price:
$199.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 10, 2020
Notes:

We have two of these. Comes complete with instructions.

Various Transformers

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
November 28, 2020
Notes:

We received a consignment of various transformers. These vary in price from $35 to $199. Come by the store or contact us if you are looking for one specifically.

Legacy Powermaster

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Product ID:
6-37146
Scale:
O
Price:
$79.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
March 31, 2021
Notes:

- Works with all Lionel Command Remotes
- Control conventional locomotives remotely; control speed, direction, whistle/horn, and bell
- Vary track power to fine-tune lighting, accessories, and command-equipped engines
- Remotely restore power after shorts
- Controls up to 180 watts of external power
- Receive commands wirelessly, no serial cable required
- Use one LEGACY PowerMaster per track loop to operate conventional locomotives independently
- Control one or more powered accessories as a group
- Split your yard into separate power blocks with additional LEGACY PowerMasters

40-watt Controller

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Product ID:
6-12885
Scale:
O
Price:
$40.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
November 08, 2021

Legacy Power System

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Lionel
Price:
$600.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
November 20, 2021
Notes:

The package consists of the following:
- Legacy 180 watt Powerhouse
- Legacy 360 watt Powermaster
- Legacy 911 Expansion Pack

Lighted Latching SPST Push Button Switches

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Miniatronics Corp
Product ID:
33-123-02
Price:
$18.95
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

This is a package of two green LED-lighted latching SPST push button switches (left in the photos). Perfect for model railroad control panels. These are brand new products.

Lighted Latching SPST Push Button Switches

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Miniatronics Corp
Product ID:
33-125-02
Price:
$18.95
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

This is a package of two red LED-lighted latching SPST push button switches (right in the photos). Perfect for model railroad control panels. These are brand new products.

Transformer Tech 7 Ampac 700

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
0001270
Price:
$85.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Train controller for one train, with an output of 15.5 VDC, 18.5 VAC (note Tech 7 Ampac 780 shown in photo).

Transformer Tech 7 Ampac 760

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
0001276
Price:
$99.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Train controller for one train, with an output of 23 VDC, 18.5 VAC (note Tech 7 Ampac 780 shown in photo).

Transformer Tech 7 Ampac 780

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
0001278
Price:
$99.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Controls one or two trains, with an output of 14.5 volts DC for each output at 10VA.

Decoder for Alco SD60, SD70, and F units

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1913
Scale:
HO
Price:
$99.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Universal-fit decoder with prime mover sounds for Alco SD60, SD70, and F units, with 30 horns and 8 bells, and plug-in speaker with baffle.

Decoder for Athearn SD45/SD70

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1925
Scale:
HO
Price:
$99.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Decoder for Athearn SD45/SD70 with speaker, and horn and bell sounds.

Universal RC Control Board

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1026
Price:
$109.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Model Rectifier Corporation is releasing sound boards that will be able to be installed into any diesel locomotive and provide sounds, lighting, and throttle control without the consumer having to use DCC. Each product will include a transmitter that features throttle and direction control, and permits operation of all of the sound and lighting features of the module. The universal models MRC1026 and MRC1027 operate at different frequencies so two engines can be controlled independently on the same track.

Universal RC Control Board

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1027
Price:
$109.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018

Universal RC Control Board for Athearn SD45

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1028
Price:
$109.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018

ThrottlePack 9950

Category:
Electronics: Power Packs
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1320
Price:
$279.97
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

ThrottlePack 9950 LCD: 125W, with back-lit LCD display showing voltage and current, momentum capacity, and switch for G-scale.

ThrottlePack AC LCD

Category:
Electronics: Power Packs
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1321
Price:
$268.97
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

150W Power Pack for 3-rail O/S Lionel/MTH with buttons for bell and horns, plus back-lit LCD display showing voltage and current.

ThrottlePack 9900

Category:
Electronics: Power Packs
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1310
Price:
$224.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

80W. Can be used with smaller scales, and has special switch for G-scale.

ThrottlePack AC

Category:
Electronics: Power Packs
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC1311
Price:
$199.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

100W Power Pack for 3-rail O/S Lionel/MTH with buttons for bell and horns.

Tech 4 600

Category:
Electronics: Power Packs
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
MRC600
Price:
$112.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

50W Power Pack with whistle/horn button.

16-Bit Light Steam with 23mm speaker

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
0001617
Price:
$67.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Model Rectifier Corporation is releasing two, 16-bit Sound Decoders specially designed to fit into the many tight configurations prevalent in HO-scale steam locomotives. The are the "Light" steam locomotive decoder for use with 0-4-0, 0-6-0, smaller branchline, and switcher types of steam locos, and the "Heavy" steam locomotive decoder for use with larger mainline types of steam locos, like Big Boys, Challengers, and F.E.F. Northerns. Equipped with adjustable back EMF, these new decoders provide fine tuning of the motor PID output frequency to ensure silent running and flexible torque output to give the locomotive better pulling power and finer speed control on grades. Engineered in New Jersey, MRC's DCC team delivered! Each of these, small size, (27 x 17 x 6mm) decoders is designed for mounting where space permits, and includes an 8-pin NMRA connector, a 9-pin JST connector, plus a plug-in round speaker with baffle, and is designed and tested to operate with any NMRA compatible DCC System and MRC's exclusive line of Tech 6 DC Powerpacks with DCC capabilities. Each of the steam Select-Sound decoders feature:

  • 2 fully synchronized chuff types: articulated and non-articulated
  • 16-Bit "BrillianceT" sound
  • 16 levels of sound volume
  • Programming on the Main
  • Advanced Consisting
  • 1 Amp capacity
  • 2 Whistles
  • 2 Bells
  • 28 NMRA Accessory Functions
  • Supports 2 or 4 Digit Addressing
  • Supports Full Readback Of All CV's
  • Supports Custom Speed Tables
  • Adjustable Back-EMF

16-Bit Medium/Heavy Steam with 28mm speaker

Category:
Electronics: DCC Sound Decoders
Brand:
Model Rectifier Corporation
Product ID:
0001618
Price:
$67.98
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018

Complete Power Cab DCC System

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
North Coast Engineering
Price:
$329.00
Status:
Consignment
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
October 02, 2020
Notes:

Sold as a set, which includes:
1. The Power Cab (complete starter set).
2. The SB5 (5-amp power booster).
3. Two USB Interface boards.
4. Switch-Kat (switch machine accessory decoder).
5. Auto SW Program Track Auto Switch.

Ring Engineering End-of-Train device on coupler

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Ring Engineering
Product ID:
EOT-33-Y
Scale:
HO
Price:
$39.94
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Ring Engineering is announcing a new end-of-train device mounted on scale whisker coupler. Because the flasher circuit is under the truck, the installation does not affect freight car loads.

DSP-80 SurroundTraxx Layout Surround Sound System for Locomotives

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Soundtraxx
Product ID:
840001
Scale:
N
Price:
$595.00
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

The Soundtraxx SurroundTraxx surround sound system is available for full-scale sound for N-scalers. This allows the large off-board speakers to produce the full frequency range of sound, to travel around the layout with the locomotive!

TSU-750 for UP Gas Turbine

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Soundtraxx
Product ID:
827015
Scale:
N
Price:
$139.95
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

Soundtraxx has two decoders specifically for N-scale. With the popularity of N-scale growing, they have a few items that are suited for these small models. The TSU-750 Micro-Tsunami is a small decoder that will easily fit into many N-scale steam loco tenders, but they have many Micro Tsunami decoders for diesels as well. The TSU-750 for the UP Turbine can easily fit into the N-scale Turbines produced in brass, or the new models produced by Con-Cor. This will give prototypical turbine operation in a compact decoder that should be an easy installation into the model. These decoders are available today.

TSU-750 for Dual 567 for E units

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Soundtraxx
Product ID:
827018
Scale:
N
Price:
$139.95
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

The TSU-750 for EMD Dual 567 can be installed into Kato's N-scale E8, with some minor chassis milling.

Just Plug

Category:
Electronics
Brand:
Woodland Scenics
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call: (713) 523-5600, or come by the store
Added On:
January 02, 2018
Notes:

We carry the entire Woodland Scenics Just Plug™ lighting system of components. No electrical knowledge or special tools needed; just plug and you're done! The Just Plug Lighting System is a quick and easy way to add realism and interest to new and existing layouts and other projects. Individual bulb brightness can be controlled, and the modular design allows for easy expansion. Just Plug is compatible with DCC and works for any scale. To learn more, watch the video below: