The M4 is a small form factor hard-wire decoder with 4 lighting functions for HO and N scale installations. This decoder is designed for installations where space is limited.
This decoder is also available with 8-pin NMRA plugs or Keep Alive® wires factory-installed. See the “Variants” page for more options.
- 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.
- Variable Momentum:
Allows you to make custom acceleration and deceleration curves.
- 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.
Interface Type: Hard-Wire
Dimensions (L x W x H): .567”x.359”x.135” or 14.4mm x 9.12mm x 3.43mm
Scale: HO Scale N Scale
Continuous/Peak: 1.0/2.0 Amp
Total Functions: 4
Function Rating: 100 mA
12V Outputs: 4
Decoder Literature: M4.pdf
Comprehensive Guide: Comprehensive-Programming-Guide.pdf