VANGUARD 2.5A '0' gauge twin track controller. free Postage


The Vanguard 2.5 Zero One is a twin track delivering a full 2.5 Amps of power to each track 

Suitable for Heljen 00 that draws large power  (amp) and  a 'oo' layout where locomotives need lots of power.

Dedicated '0' gauge + controller or for a large '00' layout  needing extra power . 

that is suitable for ACE  locomotives. (Not 20 Volt motor type)

Each control has a zero click at 12 O'Clock.

No feedback ideal for coreless motors.

Free 2 x 5mtr hand held remote units.             

Twin tracks each track having 2.5amps DC of available power. 

2 x  hand held 5 metre tethered  controllers.

16V DC at 1 amp. accessories output. 12V DC available.

LSP fitted (loco stall protection).

As used by North Yorkshire Moors Railway.



The Vanguard 2.5 is a dedicated '0' gauge controller or for a layout needing extra power.Twin tracks each track having 2.5amps of available power, together with the convenience of two hand held controllers.

We only supply direct to you, the customer, giving you the best value.

This controller is not a toy and should be used by persons over 14 years of age.

The Morley Vanguard 2.5 Amp per track '0' gauge controller has state of the art design, electronics and construction providing the very best in performance and capability. Complete with two 5 meter hand held controllers that give you freedom of capability over the layout.

The Vanguard controller comes with two 5 meter Exhibition type hand held controllers. The Exhibition type has an indent at 12 o'clock to let you know that you are at the off position when operating. The Hand Held Units give freedom to the modeller to operate at any part of the layout. Extension leads to the Hand Held Units can be supplied extending the coverage of the layout, each extension lead comes with a special connector block.  

Each 220/240 Volt AC powered controller has two internal power transformers one for each track, these toroidal type transformers provide the latest in transformer technology providing the correct voltage (V) and power (A) to each track. Automatic 2.5amp re-set circuit breakers one per track protect for overloads etc. The Capacitor Discharge Unit and the 16V DC 1amp accessory are fed by a separate transformer and each circuit is protected by auto reset cut outs.

Unique to Morley the Vanguard 2.0 is designed with a Heavy Duty Capacitor Discharge Unit (HD/CDU) this facility has it's own power supply and is not connected to any other circuit in the controller. When used with a momentary switch it will power point motors giving them a firm positive burst of current, being of short duration it prevents point motor burn out. A "points CDU ready" LED light indicator is situated on the front panel. A point motor wiring diagram is included.

LSP fitted,'locomotive stall protection'.

The screen printed silver anodized aluminium front panel gives perfect indication of the settings of switches and controls, and is supported with LED indicators. Each track has a dual red and green LED for power and direction, plus the CDU and accessories each have indicator LED's.

Computer type FAN COOLING is fitted to the Vanguard, this keeps the internal temperature correct for the components to perform at their optimum performance.

The centre off power controls provide locomotive direction change together with perfect smooth control at slow speeds as well as fast.

The output connections are by screw type terminal block, simply strip end of wire, twist, place it in the block and screw down, simple.

A 16V DC uncontrolled 1.5A output for accessories is provided this will operate your signals, building lighting etc. This facility has it's own power supply and is not connected to any other circuit in the controller. 12V Dc available.

The controller is supplied with a UK 3 pin mains plug top.

As recommended by loco. Manufacturers this controller does not have any form of feedback.

We manufacture in the UK and provide after sales service.RoHS Compliant.Based on the information provided by our component manufacturers the VANGUARD does not contain the substances restricted by the RoHS legislation at levels over the maximum concentration values. 

Technical Specification       

  • Twin track controller manufactured from quality components tested to 105 degrees centigrade.
  • Suitable for '0' gauge layouts and 'G' gauge.
  • Dimensions:311mm long x 170mm wide x 89mm back/45mm front (slope).
  • 2 x 0-16V for standard '0' gauge
  • 16V DC 1.5A uncontrolled accessory output. (12V DC available)
  • Supplied with a UK 3 pin plug top. (other countries available)
  • 1.1metre mains power lead fitted as standard.
  • Output Connections by Screw Type PCB Terminal Block.
  • Desk type dark grey case with sloping anodized aluminum front panel.
  • Parts and labour guarantee for 5 years. (Does not cover postage). 
  • Cab control - OK
  • Common return - OK


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