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TCS 1446 A4X-KA DCC Decoder - HO Drop-in AT-Style Board

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  • TCS 1446 A4X-KA DCC Decoder - HO Drop-in AT-Style Board
  • TCS 1446 A4X-KA DCC Decoder - HO Drop-in AT-Style Board
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Description

 
TCS 1446 A4X-KA DCC Decoder- HO Drop-in AT-Style Board
 
 

The A4X is four function HO-scale "drop-in" style mobile decoder for Atlas, Athearn, Kato, etc. locomotives.

Examples include the following:

Athearn:

  • F59PHI
  • F3

Atlas:

  • RS-1/RS-3/RS-11
  • C424
  • GP7

Kato:

  • GP35

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

If you need more than four total lighting functions, or are using 1.5V bulbs, you should consider the A6X.

  • 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.

Specs

  • Interface Type: Drop-In
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 2.85" x 0.682" x 0.138" or 72.39mm x 17.32mm x 3.51mm
  • Scale: HO Scale
  • Continuous/Peak: 1.0/2.0 Amp
  • Total Functions: 4
  • Function Rating: 100 mA
  • 12V Outputs: 4
  • LED Outputs: 4

Decoder Specifications:

  • Size: 2.85 x 0.69 x 0.16 Inch (72.4 x 17.4 x 4.0 mm)
  • Connection: Drop-In Board Replacement for Atlas, Athearn and Kato
  • Motor Rating: 1.3 Amp Continuous, 2.0 Amp Peak
  • Functions: (4) 100mA outputs (500mA Total)
  • BEMF: Yes
  • Protocol: NMRA DCC Compliant
  • Additional Features: Easy connection of LED lighting

 

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Additional Resources

MANUFACTURERS WEBSITE:
SOUND CONFIGURATION & SOUND FILE RESOURCES:
FIRMWARE & SOFTWARE RESOURCES:
PRODUCT MANUALS & TECHNICAL DOCUMENT RESOURCES:
MANUFACTURERS WARRANTY & REPAIRS:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - DCC TIPS:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (1):
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (2):
NA
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Additional Information

PRODUCT CLASS :
HO Scale - Board Replacement
DECODER TYPE:
Motor + Function
DECODER INTERFACE (PRIMARY):
Drop-In - Solder Pads
DECODER INTERFACE (SECONDARY):
NA
SIZE-INCH (L x W x H):
2.85 x 0.69 x 0.14 in
SIZE-METRIC (L x W x H):
72.4 x 17.4 x 3.5 mm
MOTOR CURRENT (CONTINUOUS):
1A
MOTOR CURRENT (PEAK):
2A
FUNCTION CURRENT (MAX):
100mA each
NORMAL OUTPUT FUNCTIONS:
4*
LOGIC-LEVEL FUNCTIONS:
0
SERVO OUTPUT FUNCTIONS:
0
FUNCTION INPUTS:
0
KEEP-ALIVE INTERFACE:
Hardwire - 2 Single Wires w/ Free Ends
KA INPUT VOLTAGE (MAX):
NA
KA TOTAL CAPACITANCE:
NA
CV PROGRAMMING:
Service Mode + P.O.M.
FIRMWARE UPDATE:
No
PROTOCOL:
NMRA DCC
BI-DIRECTIONAL COMMUNICATION:
RailCom
ADDITIONAL FEATURES:
NA
NOTES (1):
* - Integrated 1k ohm resistors for LEDs
NOTES (2):
NA
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