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I have alionel multi-control transformer type1033.Idon't know how to hook it up there are 4 termanals U A B and C. I have a tender with a whistle but don't have a clue please help

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The standard arrrangement on Lionel Transformers is that Terminal U is the Common or Ground or Base terminal. Wire your track connector to terminal U for the outside rail, and Terminal A for the inside (middle rail). This should provide between 5 and 16 volts ac to the track, under control of the throttle. Wiring between U and terminal B is a fixed output for certain accessories, and the same is true for U and C. I do not recall offhand what the voltages are supplied for those two outputs. You could borrow a voltage meter from someone and check that out.

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