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How do i wire the transformer? there are four

How do i wire the transformer? there are four connections on the transformer, and only three connestions on the track.

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Good grief..here is the real fix... 2 terminals are for constant "ON" voltage for powering scenery lights, ect. the other 2 are for the train,,,and the out put voltage is variable to the relation of the throttle handle on the transformer. Use a cheap volt meter ($9.99) and by reading the 4 posts t will be obvious which 2 are varable power and which 2 are constant voltage .........

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Ther will be four wires but they will ahve all colours
blue black negative red brown for posityve green yellow earth and white may be anothe r earth
any way try and see the colour on the tracks and join appropriate and each wires to them
maybe white and yellow can be joined together
it will not arise any problems by doing so

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