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Zero Bit Stretching

Zero Bit Stretching

This is a simple “trick” that allows a single DC locomotive to be run on a DCC system

The DCC AC signal or waveform is modified such that to the motor is starts to look like DC.

The modification of the DCC AC waveform can accomplish both speed and directional control of the DC motor and is covered by the NMRA DCC Standards and RP’s.