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DN123K3 N Scale Mobile Decoder  

     

     
 

Features:

  • Digitrax LocoMotion™ System
    Your locomotives look like the real thing. The Digitrax LocoMotion™ System makes them run like the real thing, too!


    Torque Compensation for smooth as silk silent operation.

    128 Speed Step operation (14 or 28 steps can also be used).

    Momentum with acceleration and deceleration.

    Normal Direction of Travel is user selectable.

    Switching Speed feature for easier and faster access to yard speeds.

    3 Step Speed Tables set start, mid and max voltage for custom control.

    28 Step Speed Tables with 256 level resolution for precise control.

  • SuperSonic™ motor drive for silent operation.

    FX 3 Function outputs for prototypical lighting effects and on/off control:

    Constant Brightness Lighting with directional or independent control

    Realistic Effects like Ditch lights, Mars lights, strobes, and many more.

    FX 3 & Standard Function Qualifiers operate functions based on direction,
    F0 on or off, direction and F0, and whether loco is moving.

    Function Remapping for custom function setup.

    Master Light Switch turns off all lights & functions with one keystroke.

    Advanced Consist Function Controls

    Decoder Lock equipped

  • Transponder equipped ready for transponding on your layout.

  • All Mode Programming with Operations Mode Read Back reads back CV values right on the mainline.

  • Decoder Reset CV with or without speed table reset.

  • Motor Isolation Protection prevents damage to your decoder.

  • Basic, Advanced & UniVersal Consisting

  • 2 Digit and 4 Digit Addressing

  • Works with most DCC-ready Z, N, and HO scale locomotives up to 18V track voltage

  • DCC Compatible

  • FCC Part 15, Class B RFI compliant



Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 0.36” x 0.55 x 0.13”
9.14mm x 13.97mm x 3.3mm
Installation Approx. 1.25" harness to 8 pin Med Plug
Function Outputs 2-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Economy Series 3

 
$29.99 msrp


Click here to view DN123K3 Instructions

 

 

DN143K2 N Scale Mobile Decoder  

    
     
 
Features:

  • DN143K2 makes installation possible though it is somewhat challenging because of the model itself. If you use reasonable care, you will be able to handle this installation.

  • RDC Special Lighting: 3 light boards included with decoder, lights reverse automatically with loco direction changes, yellow lights show in the direction of travel and red lights show in the opposite direction.

  • The two functions have configurable strobe capability use in locos other than RDC.



Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size For Kato N RDC
Installation 3 part decoder with main body connected to two lamp boards
Function Outputs 4-125mA
Function Type

RDC Special, CS also available

Features

Premium

 
$44.99 msrp

Click here for DN143K2-related articles on the Digitrax Tech Depot.

Click here to view DN143k2 Instructions

DN141E2 N Scale Mobile Decoder (Discontinued)  Return To Top

    
     
 
 

(discontinued as of 10-07-05)




Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size 0.35” x 3.36” w/LED x 0.13

8.9mm x 85.4mm x 3.3mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 4-125mA
Function Type

FX

Features

Premium

 
 

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN141E2 Instructions

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DN163A0 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top

    
     
 
Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for Atlas N-Scale GP40-2, U25B, SD35, Trainmaster, B23-7 and others

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped


Don’t settle for a decoder without the latest features in your locomotive!

Upgrade your N Scale Atlas Locos to Digitrax Series 3 Decoders with Digitrax LocoMotionTM, FX3, TranspondingTM, Super SonicTM and more!


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 0.374” x 3.0015” w/LEDs x 0.1570”

9.5mm x 76.2mm x 4.0mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp


Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view current version DN163A0 Instructions

Click here to view old version DN163A0 Instructions


DN163A1 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top

    
     
 
Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for Atlas N-Scale SD60, SD60M, SD50 and others

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped


Don’t settle for a decoder without the latest features in your locomotive!

Upgrade your N Scale Atlas Locos to Digitrax Series 3 Decoders with Digitrax LocoMotionTM, FX3, TranspondingTM, Super SonicTM and more!


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 0.374” x 3.875” w/LEDs x 0.1570”

9.5mm x 98.3mm x 4.0mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

DN163A2 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top

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Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for Atlas GP30

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped


Don’t settle for a decoder without the latest features in your locomotive!

Upgrade your N Scale Atlas Locos to Digitrax Series 3 Decoders with Digitrax LocoMotionTM, FX3, TranspondingTM, Super SonicTM and more!


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 0.374” x 3.875” w/LEDs x 0.1570”

9.5mm x 98.3mm x 4.0mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

Click here to view DN163A2 Instructions

DN163A3 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top

    
     
 
Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for Atlas MP15 units

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped


Don’t settle for a decoder without the latest features in your locomotive!

Upgrade your N Scale Atlas Locos to Digitrax Series 3 Decoders with Digitrax LocoMotionTM, FX3, TranspondingTM, Super SonicTM and more!


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 0.374” x 3.875” w/LEDs x 0.1570”

9.5mm x 98.3mm x 4.0mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$29.99 msrp

Click here to view DN163A3 Instructions

DN163I0 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top

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Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for InterMountain SD40T-2 Tunnel Motor

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped


Don’t settle for a decoder without the latest features in your locomotive!

Upgrade your N Scale Atlas Locos to Digitrax Series 3 Decoders with Digitrax LocoMotionTM, FX3, TranspondingTM, Super SonicTM and more!


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size 2.663” x .367” x 0.135” w/o LED

3.5” x .367” x 0.135” w/LED

67.6mm x 9.3mm x 3.378mm w/o LED

89.1mm x 9.3mm x 3.378mm w/LED
Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163I0 Instructions

DN163I1A
Fits InterMountain N Scale FT A Units
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Features:

Designed to Fit InterMountain N Scale FT A units, this is a full function fx3 type decoder.

Decoder Lock equipped

See also the DN163I1B

Current Rating 1.5 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

12mm x 55mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 


 
 
$34.99 msrp


Click here to view DN163I1A


DN163I1B
Fits InterMountain N Scale FT B Units
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Features:

Designed to Fit InterMountain N Scale FT B units, this is a full function fx3 type decoder.

Decoder Lock equipped

See also the DN163I1A

Current Rating 1.5 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

12mm x 55mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 


 
 
$34.99 msrp


Click here to view DN163I1B


DN163I1C
Fits InterMountain N Scale
F3/F7 Units
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Features:

Designed to Fit InterMountain N Scale F3 / F7 units, this is a full function fx3 type decoder.

Decoder Lock equipped

See also the DN163I1A and DN163I1B

Current Rating 1.5 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

12mm x 55mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 


 
 
$34.99 msrp


Click here to view DN163I1C


DN163K0A N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale P-42, PA-1 & E-8

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped

Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

0.5485” x 2.2165 w/o LEDs x .1015”

13.99mm x 56.30mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163K0A Instructions

DN163K0B N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale F3 A& B

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped

Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

0.5485” x 2.2165 w/o LEDs x .1015”

13.99mm x 56.30mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp


Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163K0B Instructions

Here is an pinout update for the new version DN163K0B decoder.

 


DN163K0D N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale F40PH

  • Decoder Lock equipped

Current Rating 1.00 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size

0.5485” x 2.2165 w/o LEDs x .1015”

13.99mm x 56.30mm x 2.5mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$35.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163K0D Instructions

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DN163K1B N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale SD40-2, SD70MAC. Now with no shell modifications needed to the Kato N C44-9W and AC4400!

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size

0.426” x 3.11” w/LEDs x 0.195”

10.9mm x 79.0mm x 4.7mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp


Click here to view current DN163K1B Instructions

Click here to view older DN163K1B Instructions

The DN163K1B circuit board has been updated, and in the process has been assigned new pinout locations for F1-F4 functions - please refer to below for the new locations!

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DN163K1C N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale SD40-2
    locos made from year 2006 onward


Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size

0.426” x 3.11” w/LEDs x 0.195”

10.9mm x 79.0mm x 4.7mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$35.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163K1c Instructions

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DN163K2 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


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Features:

  • Designed to fit the Kato N scale SD80/90MAC Series, RSC2, RS2.

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped

Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size

0.354” x 3.18” x .128”

9.0mm x 80.78mm x 3.26mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163K2 Instructions

The Life-Like GP18 locomotive needs to be modified to accept the DN163K2 plug-and-play decoder. Here's how.

The Life-Like RS2 locomotive frame is approx 1mm wider than than the Kato design for the RS2, so there are a few things you need to do in order for the DN163K2 to fit correctly. Here are the steps.

DN163M0 N Scale Mobile Decoder  Return To Top


     
 
Features:

  • Board replacement decoder for MicroTrains FT.

  • Golden-White LEDs for added realism

  • Decoder Lock equipped

Current Rating 1.00 Amp (1.5 Amps Peak)
Size

2.158” x .58” x 0.135”

54.83mm x 14.74mm x 3.378mm

Installation Board replacement decoder
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

FX3

Features

Series 3

 
$34.99 msrp

Click here for full specification sheet.

Click here to view DN163M0 Instructions