Digitrax N DN163I0 DCC Plug-N-Play Mobile Decoder for Intermountain SD40s (6 FX3 Functions, 0.5 Amp)


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Digitrax N DN163I0 DCC Plug-N-Play Mobile Decoder for Intermountain SD40s (6 FX3 Functions, 0.5 Amp)
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Board replacement decoder for InterMountain SD40T-2 Tunnel MotorGolden-White LEDs for added realismDecoder Lock equipped

Digitrax LocoMotion(R) SystemScaleable Speed Stabilization (Back EMF)SuperSonic motor drive for silent operationFX3 Function outputs for prototypical lighting effects and on/off controlTransponder equippedAll Mode programming with Operations mode read backDecoder reset CVBasic, Advanced and UniVersal Consisting2 and 4 Digit addressingDCC compatibleFCC part 15, Class B RFI compliant

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  • 1

    Posted by James Nichols on Jun 29th 2018

    decoder did not fit properly, Ended breaking the locomotive. decoder is now sitting in the bag.

  • 5
    DIgitrax Board for IMRC SD40-2W N scale

    Posted by Sleeping Bear on Jun 29th 2018

    This is by far the best choice board for the SD40-2W. Once again great price!

  • 4

    Posted by Karl A on Jun 29th 2018

    The decoder lives up to my expectations with Digitrax. Installation was as easy and took only a couple of minutes. The motor control is excellent and the decoder programs very easily. The lights are very bright. So bright I need to paint the inside of my Intermountain SD40T-2 black.

  • 5
    Easy as Pie installation for a digitrax DN16310

    Posted by Alamosaman on Jun 29th 2018

    I bought this decoder to install in an Intermountain SD40T-2. Easy as pie, this went in without a hassle. As it was my third one of this type, I found it easy and the decoder worked a dream first time!

  • 3
    Digitrax DN163I0

    Posted by Richard Salcer on Jun 29th 2018

    These decoders can be problematic when installing in an Intermountain Tunnel Motor SD40-2T. The decoder is supposed to fit in slots in the frame halves above the motor. These slots have been engineered too tightly in the first releases of this model. It is very difficult to get the corner pads on the decoder board to fit in these slots without widening them. You have to be quite conservative when doing this or you might widen the slots too much and you will not not have a good connection between decoder and frame. Use a fine grade narrow sanding wheel on a Dremel Moto-Tool. Do a little at a time. Make sure the motor is not in the frame when you do it so you won't get filings where they don't belong. Also very important: make sure the motor tabs are in good contact with the metallic pads on the underside of the decoder or you won't be able to program the decoder – it will run in DC, but won't budge in DCC.