The Tortoise™ Switch Machine


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Circuitron The Tortoise™ Switch Machine

Simply…...The Best!

The TORTOISE™ Slow Motion Switch Machine is the most popular and respected switch machine in the US.

3 second throw, bulletproof stall motor design, DPDT contacts, simple under-layout installation.

Extremely Simple Under-Layout Mounting and all Linkage is included.

Dimensions: 2” x 2” x 3 1/4”


  • ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DESIGN granted Circuitron a US Patent!
  • Lowest Current Drain Switch Machine Available (4 ma. during operation, 15—16 ma. at stall).
  • Motor stalls at each end of throw—No Cutoff Contacts Necessary.
  • Precision Engineered Gear-Drive Mechanism (superior to screw-drive machines).
  • Enclosed Construction.
  • Constant Tension on the Switch Points.
  • Ultra-Simple Mounting!
  • No Additional Brackets or Linkage Necessary.
  • Fulcrum adjusts for use in all Scales - Z to G.
  • Prototypical Slow Motion Action! - 3 Seconds to Complete Throw.
  • Convenient auxiliary contacts.
  • 2 Sets SPDT Provided for Powering the Frog or Signals.
  • Simplified Wiring.
  • Also ideal for grade crossing gates and semaphores.
  • 9 year warranty!

Click HERE for the instruction sheet

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