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Hornby R8118 TTS Sound Decoder Class 20 DISCONTINUED

Product Code: HOR-R8118

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The Digital controller is connected to the track in order to supply power and the digital control signals. These signals are sent from the controller, through the track, and into the locomotive where it is then interpreted by a small digital chip, also known as a Decoder. The decoder then powers the motor accordingly, turn on the locomotives lights, or even sound the horn.

IMPORTANT The decoder does not support sound under DC (analogue) operation. Sounds can only be played under DCC (digital) operation. This applies to all sounds, both running and spot sounds. The locomotive's motor may be controlled under DC operation.

  • Supports short and long decoder addresses
  • Adjustable acceleration and deceleration
  • Back EMF load compensation
  • Up to 19 controllable spot sounds dependent on model including whistles or horns etc
  • Two sound channels allowing for simultaneous play of full locomotive engine sounds, & individual spot sounds e.g. horns, whistles, brakes, wagons coupling etc. NOTE: Only one spot sound can be played at the same time
  • It is possible to alter the volume of each sound through an individual dedicated CV. Range 0-8
  • Decoder is equipped to support directional front and rear lighting operation via F0 on the controller, providing that the product is fitted with lights
  • The decoder is equipped with 1 aux function output controlled by F18 or F25 dependent on locomotive type (diesel or steam)
  • Motor currentis maximum continuous 500mA
  • Motor currentis peak 1amp (no function load)
  • Function output current maximum