VANGUARD 2.5 '0' gauge twin track controller (EUROPE)

VANGUARD 2.5 '0' gauge twin track controller (EUROPE)
The Vanguard Europe is the same controller as shown in our main pages but has a Euro Cordset (Mains Lead) also the price includes charges for delivery to Europe and Eire by UPS Parcels 3 day, the weight of the Vanguard is 3.3kg hence the high charges.The controller for 00/HO QSI sound. 


The Morley 'O' Gauge Vanguard Europe has 2.5amp per track available, brought about by state of the art design, electronics and construction providing the very best in performance and capability, especially at crawling speeds, the 2.5A gives you the power needed for your express trains making scalespeed something to be admired ,also suitable for large 'H0/00' layouts.Perfect for Hornby and other makes of 3 rail.


The price relates to the upgraded components required to cope with high temperatures in "hot" countries

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

LSP fitted, 'locomotive stall protection'.                          IN STOCK


Full production price £129.90 plus £20 carriage via courier


Our Price£149.90
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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.This controller has the power for QSI sound.

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 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 2.5 amp re-set circuit breakers one per track protect for overloads etc. The Capacitor Discharge Unit and the 12V DC accessory are fed by a separate transformer and each circuit is protected by auto reset cut outs.

Unique to Morley the Vanguard 2.5 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.

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 12V DC uncontrolled 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.

The controller is supplied with a European type plug. Other plug types can be requested over the phone.

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).
  • 12V DC uncontrolled accessory output.
  • Supplied with an EU type plug (other plug types available at request)
  • 1.5 metre 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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