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Jouef model railways - electrical power supply 12 volts,
- substations,
- battery boxes,

In 1961, Jouef adopted new international standards and DC voltage current passed from 6 volts DC to 12 volts DC. Note the transformer "Prima-Transfo" issued in 1963 and remaining unfollowed, the transformer is set along a special rail track and the transformer weight provides electrical contacts and that we move a few centimeters to reverse the polarity on tracks. In parallel, the cell batteries boxes use three batteries flat 4.5 volts, instead of two batteries flat 4.5 volts, new motor engines installed in locomotives being more compact but more greedy, and front lighting engine becoming general. Transformers are fitted with a circuit breaker protecting the transformer in case of accidental short circuit or overload. On technical side, operation of these processors is very simple, adjusting the voltage output being in the same way a rheostat where one takes a more or less of turns secondary transformer. The central button is used to adjust the output voltage as a potentiometer. A 3 positions button allows the stopping, walking forward or reverse. Gradually, transformers are fitted with a 16 volts AC output to power the various electrical accessories (electric switching points, lamps,..). The transformers will be marketed over many years, in two versions depending on the main voltage 110 volts or 220 volts until 1970, then gradually bi-voltage or 220 volts from 1971 to 1978, and finally only 220 volts in the late 1970 when the EDF network releases only the last tension. A circuit breaker protects against short-circuits or too strong calls for current. In mid-1980, electronics became cheaper and cheaper, it made its appearance in switching power supplies, allowing smooth starts and stops even in a low voltage delivered to the tracks. In mid 1990 a European directive for electrical appliances safety, has the effect of imposing a block-low voltage transformer that plugs directly on the main plugs, voltage control to track and reverse polarity are made in a second box with some electronics parts issuing a chopped voltage

- transformers range with output 12 volts DC

The transformers which are fitted with only a 16 volts AC output, are dedicated to feed the various electrical accessories (electric switching points, lights,..) or others substations.
The substations are used for isolated circuit independantly.
Battery boxes are used to feed one locomotive without lights.

Transformers with ouptut 12 volts DC
PictureReferenceDesignationTime period
Jouef ref. 885 transformer "Disjoncta"885/120transformer "Disjoncta", 120 V - 12 V DC 150 mA.cat. 1961, 1962, 1963.
885/220transformer "Disjoncta", 220 V - 12 V DC 150 mA.
nopict887/120transformer "Prima-transfo", 120 V - 9 V DC 50 mA.cat. 1963.
887/120transformer "Prima-transfo", 120 V - 9 V DC 50 mA.
nopict600/120transformer "Disjoncta 600", 120 V - 12 V DC 600 mA, 14 V AC 600 mA.cat. 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967.
600/220transformer "Disjoncta 600", 220 V - 12 V DC 600 mA, 14 V AC 600 mA.
Jouef ref. 150 transformer "Prima 150"150/120transformer "Prima 150", 120 V - 12 V DC 150 mA.cat. 1964, 1965.
150/220transformer "Prima 150", 220 V - 12 V DC 150 mA.
nopict200/120transformer "200", 120 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.cat. 1966, 1967.
200/220transformer "200", 220 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.
nopict200/120transformer "Norma 200", 120 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.cat. 1968-1969, 1969-1970, 1970-1971, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974.
200/220transformer "Norma 200", 220 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.
Jouef ref. 1500 transformer "Disjoncta 1500"1500/120transformer "Disjoncta 1500", 120V - 12 V DC 1 A, 14 V AC 1 A.cat. 1968-1969,1969-1970, 1970-1971, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974.
1500/220transformer "Disjoncta 1500", 220 V - 12 V DC 1 A, 14 V AC 1 A.
nopict9150transformer 220 V - 12 V DC 1 A, 14 V AC 1 A.cat. 1974, 1976, 1978-1979, 1981.
nopict9151transformer 110 V / 220 V - 12 V DC 1 A, 14 V AC 1 A.cat. 1976, 1978-1979.
Jouef ref. 9200 transformer9200transformer 220 V, 12 V DC 200 mA.cat. 1974, 1976, 1978-1979, 1981.
nopict9201transformer 110 V / 220 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.cat. 1976.
Jouef ref. 9160 transformer9160electronic control transformer, 240 V - 12 V DC 600 mA, 14 V AC, 600 mA.cat. 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
916000cat. 1995-1996, 1996, 1998.
nopict9210transformer 240 V - 12 V DC 200 mA (orange) (light grey).1983 .. 1988: train sets only.
nopict9250set power supply and track section including:
-1 transformer (ref. 9160),
- 13 straight track sections, 12 curved track sections, 1 electric switching point, 1 buffer track section.
cat. 1988, 1989, 1990.
nopict9164transformer 240 V - 12 V DC 200 mA.cat. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
916400cat. 1995-1996, 1996, 1998.
nopict9165transformer 240 V - 12 V DC 200 mA, 16 V AC 100 mA.cat. 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
916500cat. 1995-1996, 1996.
nopict916700transformater and regulator case, 240 V - 12 V DC 300 mA.cat. 2000-2001.
nopict916800transformater and regulator case, 240 V - 12 V DC 300 mA, 14 V AC 300 mA.cat. 2000-2001.
nopict916900transformer, electronic regulator, 240 V - 12 V DC, 16 V AC, 31 VA.cat. 2000-2001.
transformers range with output 14 volts AC
PictureReferenceDesignationTime period
nopict889/120transformer 120 V - 14 V AC 2 A.cat. 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967.
889/220transformer 220 V - 14 V AC 2 A.
nopict9163transformer 240 V - 12 V AC - 3 A.cat. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
916300cat. 1995-1996, 1996, 1998.
Power supply substations 12 volts DC
PictureReferenceDesignationTime period
Jouef ref. 886 current rectifier substation886current rectifier substation for ref. 885.cat. 1961, 1962, 1963.
nopict888current rectifier substation for ref. 600.cat. 1964, 1965.
nopict9100substation for transformers ref. 9160(00)/9163(00).cat. 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
910000cat. 1995-1996, 1996, 1998.
Battery boxes 12 volts DC
PictureReferenceDesignationTime period
Jouef ref. 882 battery box882battery box, 2 flat 4.5V batteries.cat. 1961, 1962, 1963.
Jouef ref. 884 battery box red884battery box (red) (grey), 2 flat 4.5V batteries.cat. 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968-1969.
Jouef ref. 883 battery box883battery box, 3 flat 4.5V batteriescat. 1966, 1967, 1968-1969, 1970-1971, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974.
Jouef ref. 879 battery box879battery box, 2 flat 4.5V batteries.cat. 1970-1971, 1971-1972.
Jouef ref. 9883 battery box9883battery box, 3 4.5 V flat batteries.cat. 1974, 1976.
Jouef ref. 9391 battery box9891battery box power supply, 6 1.5 V pencil batteries.novelt. 1977, cat. 1978-1979.

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