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Decoder Buddy


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Decoder Buddy

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This product is versatile in terms of direction of the placement of the board and mounting in various configurations. It can easily replace a QSI board, a Dual Mode decoder board or be mounted directly on the electric motor or frame with Kapton tape. (It is recommended that a piece of Kapton tape be placed on the bottom of the mother board to assure electrical isolation from the electric motor or frame.)

21 Pin Decoder not included!

This board requires soldering and is not intended for use in DC Systems

The on board resistors are sized for LEDs. (2.2K)

The mother board includes;
  • One 21 Pin Decoder plug
  • Two pairs of track input pads
  • One pair of motor input pads
  • One set of stay alive pads (U+ , GND)
  • Two pairs of speaker pads wired in parallel

  • Resistors for use with LED lighting.

    The connector board c

    Resistors for use with LED lighting.

    The connector board contains pads for eight pairs of lighting function connections. U+ or the blue wire has eight connected pads for the common power source. The negative (-) discrete function pads are all labeled to indicate their connection to the functions available in the decoder.

    The lighting connector was designed so that the shell of the diesel locomotive can be easily separated from the frame without un-soldering wires. This does require that the headlight and rear lights be mounted in the shell of the locomotive and that the diesel has a removable dynamic brake shell.

    Manufacturer : Nixtrainz
    SKU : NTZ1
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