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Train Control Systems K0D8-A N-scale decoder for certain Kato Locos

$48.95 $45.90

Description

The K0D8 is a N-scale drop-in decoder for Kato locomotives. Examples include the following:

Kato:

  • PA1
  • E8A/E9A
  • P42 Genesis

See the installation pages for a full list of compatible engines!

Note: The K0D8 line of decoders are available with different lighting configurations. Pay special attention to the compatibility. The K0D8-A features 2 onboard super-bright, “Sunny White” LED’s with long leads.

  • Back EMF Load Compensation:

Provides superior slow speed control and high performance under load.

  • Quiet Drive:

Super-quiet motor control for “buzz” free motor performance.

  • DC Mode:

Decoder will automatically detect DC power. You can also configure how your lighting effects function on DC.

  • RailCom®:

This feature allows the decoder to talk to the command station. RailCom supports expansion for new features.

  • Variable Momentum:

Allows you to make custom acceleration and deceleration curves.

  • LED Support:

This product does not require external resistors when connecting LED’s.

  • Incandescent Bulb Support:

This decoder can be used with 12 Volt bulbs.

  • Function Remapping:

Buttons 0 through 12 may be used to control the lighting functions of this decoder.

  • Programmable Lighting Effects:

Choose from 20 separate user-programmable lighting effects!

  • Dimmable Brightness:

Configure multiple different brightness levels for your LED’s or incandescent bulbs.

  • Decoder Lock:

Feature which prevents accidental/unwanted programming while activated.

  • Airwire™ Compatible:

Fully compatible with Airwire™ operation.

  • User-Loadable Speed Tables:

Configure custom speed curves and set speed limits.

 

Specifications:

Interface Type: Drop-In

Dimensions (L x W x H): 2.139″ x 0.538″ x 0.068″ or 54.32mm x 13.67mm x 1.73mm

Scale: N Scale

Continuous/Peak: 1.0/2.0 Amp

Total Functions: 8

Function Rating: 80 mA

12V Outputs: 6

LED Outputs: 6

Onboard LEDs: 2

 

 

Decoder Literature:  K0D8-A.pdf

Comprehensive Guide:  Comprehensive-Programming-Guide.pdf