Philadelphia yard tortoises
Tortoise port connections simplified via 8 unit terminal block. Switches are not used yet.
Tortoise 8 port connector; ports 1 and 8 power motor; other 6 - future frog or feedback switches
Team Digital SRC 8 powers Tortoises via multicolored ribbon cable
Typical DS52 drives 2 turnout motors. This one supports tortoise driving addresses 41 and 42. Turnout address management must consider various circuit board address range constraints for turnouts & other devices using DCC turnout commands (e.g. signals).