DECODER BUDDY HELPS YOU CONNECT YOUR 21 PIN DECODER EASILY

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FINALLY!!!

This new board makes for super-easy 21 pin decoder installs from vendors such as Digitrax, ESU, SoundTraxx, and TCS!


Now a 21-pin-friendly board replaces the standard DCC 8-pin loco motherboard and easily allows taking full advantage of all the functions and features of the latest new feature-rich decoders. The benefits of this new Decoder Buddy (DB) board include:

1. Popular 21-pin decoders from TCS, SoundTraxx, ESU and Digitrax easily fit in Decoder Buddy‘s 21-pin socket

2. 10-pin {12-PIN V5} socket and plug with wire-outs for 21-pin decoder functions

3. 10-pin {12-PIN V5} plug fully removable for easy separation of loco shell and chassis

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4. On board resistors for LED lighting provided


5. Specifiable resistors for function outputs available on request


6. On board soldering pads for stay alive


7. Older 8-pin loco motherboard weaknesses solved with Decoder Buddy

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Fits Most HO Scale Locomotives

It has a small footprint of

2.20" x 0.67" x 0.35"

or

56 mm x 17 mm x 0.9 mm

which makes for easier DCC decoder installation in the some of the tightest locomotives!

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Connections for 8 {12-PIN V5} Lighting Functions

 Depending on your DCC decoder manufacturer up to 8 lighting functions {12-PIN V5} are available with amply sized soldering pads for your LED leads for easy decoder installation


 Specifiable resistors for function outputs available on request make retrofits of retrofits or bulb use even easier

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Connections for a Stay Alive of Your Choice

Two pads are available for connecting a stay alive to keep your model trains running smoothly

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DECODER BUDDY MOTHERBOARD

For more information click the DESCRIPTION button

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DECODER BUDDY CONNECTOR BOARD

For installation instructions click the INSTALLATION button