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Digitrax DN123K3 N Scale Plug and Play Decoder For Kato NW-2
Digitrax DN123K3 N Scale Plug and Play Decoder For Kato NW-2
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Product Code: DIG-DN123K3

Technical Specs
Designed to Fit Kato N Scale NW2.

Plug N Play design makes installation quick and easy!
- GoldenWhite LEDs for added realism.
- Transponder ID Equipped ready for transponding on your Layout
- Compatible with digital surround sound systems.
- All Mode Programming with Operations Mode Read Back-read back CV values right on the mainline.
- Decoder Factory CV Reset with or without speed table initialize.
- Motor Isolation Protection helps prevent damage to your loco and decoder.
- Basic, Advanced & UniVersal Consisting
- 2 Digit and 4 Digit Addressing
- DCC Compatible
- FCC Part 15, Class B RFI compliant

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 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.
- Scalable Speed Stabilization with simple setup & 256 level resolution.
- SuperSonic motor drive for quiet operation.

FX3 Functions for prototypical lighting effects:
- Constant Brightness Lighting with directional or independent control.
- Realistic Effects like Ditch lights, Mars lights, strobes, and many more.
- Dynamic and Static Qualifiers operate functions based on direction.
- F0 on or off, loco 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.

Average Rating: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 8 Write a review

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
DOA August 28, 2013
Reviewer: David Mathews from Florence, AZ United States  
Previously installed TCS and NCE decoders in two other engines... worked great.  Tried this one, no response on the track.  Uninstalled and returned to Kato light board... worked fine.  Tried a second time, still nothing.  Then I damaged the board trying to adjust it.  Put the Kato light board back in for now.  Maybe should have paid more for another TCS board instead!

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Great improvement in performance May 18, 2013
Reviewer: Terry N.  
This decoder was a dream to install, made the NW-2 I installed it in perform better, and short of sound, I cannot imagine a better product.

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Good quality for reasonable price April 1, 2013
Reviewer: Konstantin Buinov from Saint-Petersburg, Russia  
Easy installation instead of original printed circuit board. I had no problem with thickness of decoder's board, as several people wrote; just applied a bit more pressure to fit it into place. Yes, I also removed kapton tape, because board sits very firmly in place.
Loco started without any problems right after installation.
And I must notice great stable work with moderately dirty rails, as Digitrax DN135D also does - there were only small blinking of light without any problems with loco run.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Digitrax NW-2 Decoder December 26, 2012
Reviewer: Jamie  
Well, when I got this decoder for my Southern Pacific NW-2 I was fairly excited since the engine is out of production and I wanted it DCC. I took out the decoder and looked at the directions. I followed them just fine until it came to getting out the motor contacts. It says to rotate the motor gently, and I will tell you the motor did not like rotating. After nearly losing and breaking the contacts I "put" the decoder in. It did not fit. I had to widen the metal frame a bit and only got it partially in. Then I had to put the contacts back in which was by far the hardest task. I had to bend, twist, push, and pull them only for it not to work. after much taping and pressing to the decoder does my engine now work. I would strongly recommend a TCS decoder, I never installed it in the NW-2,but it has to be better than this Plug-Get Frustrated-Yell at poor locomotives-maybe play(if you have had good luck in your life) decoder. I respect Digitrax, but this was quite a let-down.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Almost Plug and Play December 22, 2012
Reviewer: bc6 from NYC  
Well I had to remove just a hairs worth of material to get this decoder in the slots. I also removed the Kapton tape as the decoder was too tight. Once I got the decoder in the loco was reunning great.

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