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Locomotive Decoder, 4 Function DCC Conversion Loco Chip by Hornby OO Gauge Model Railways. This Hornby R8249 digital locomotive decoder / conversion Chip by Hornby is v1.3 NMRA Compliant. The Hornby locomotive decoders may be used with all standard digital control equipment that conforms to the NMRA standards. Control of the motorís rotational speed (load compensation), Acceleration and deceleration separately adjustable, Selectable for operation with 14, 28, 128 speed steps, Programming on main track, Four On/Off function outputs. Two of the function outputs are dedicated for the head / tail lights. Operation on standard DC systems (analogue operation) possible, Motor overload current protection, With NMRA RP-9.1.1 / NEW652 medium plug. The locomotive must be removed from the track before installing or removing a locomotive decoder. The Hornby R8249 Decoder is fitted with an NEM652 / NMRA plug. To install the Hornby decoder, remove the locomotive body as per the manufacturers instructions & locate the decoder socket. Remove the plug from the socket & ensuring that Pin 1 of the decoder is aligned with socket 1 (orange wire) of the plug & then insert. Do not force the plug into the socket as this may damage the pins. If the locomotive incorporates lights & the decoder is inserted the opposite way round the lights will not work! The Hornby decoder may be used immediately after installation but it is recommended that the locomotive should have its operational functions tested on a programming track before the locomotives body is refitted to the model. It is advised to read the manufacturers instructions carefully before using this product. You can run Hornby trains and rolling stock on the Hornby track system and also other 00 gauge model railway trains such as Bachmann and Peco and quite happily any HO gauge railway locomotives and rolling stock such as Piko, Marklin, Roco, Brawa, Trix/Minitrix and Fleischmann. Hornby Model Railways 4 Function Locomotive Decoder, DCC Conversion Loco Chip Hornby R8249.

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