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Bachmann 8 Pin DCC Loco-Decoder (with Brake Button function)

Code: 36-566A
  • £30.99
  • (Delivery from £3.95 )
  • RRP £35.95
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8 Pin DCC Loco-Decoder (with Brake Button function)

This decoder replaces item No. 36-566 and can be used in any model for which item No. 36-566 is recommended


- Dual-mode DCC/DC decoder with Back EMF function

- 4 powered function outputs

- 0.9A continuous load

- RailComPlus® for automatic registration when used with selected DCC systems

- Suitable for models equipped with DC motors (including coreless motors)

Operating Modes

- NMRA/DCC with 14, 28 and 128 speed steps

- Short and Long addresses

- DCC and DC operation (DC operation is de-selectable)

- Automatic recognition of operational mode and DCC speed step selection

- Supports Lenz® LG 100 braking sections

- Supports ABC braking sections

Motor Control Features

- Suitable for models equipped with DC motors (including coreless motors)

- 0.9A continuous load

- Motor regulation with pulse width frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz

- Motor output overload protection; Back EMF (de-selectable)

Function Outputs

- 4 powered-function outputs with overload protection

- 250mA load per output

- 500mA total load of all function outputs

- Shunting speed and momentum key selectable

- Brake Button function for realistic control of braking (operates on F2)


- 25.5mm x 15.5mm x 4.5mm (+ wiring harness)

- Default Address: Address 3 or 03


- DCC Service Mode & DCC PoM (Programming on Main)

Additional Features

- RailCom® Feedback system

- RailComPlus® automatic Registration

- Any Scale

UK Delivery:

In stock items are usually despatched within 1-2 working days of ordering.


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