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I’m not sure the central station was available by itself. Everywhere Threads This forum This thread. Lenz made these first generation components, I have seen pictures of the Train Mouse with “Lenz” on it. I suspect these switches are the ones that connect the track pickups directly to the motor, and also wire the lights to the motor. It’s an older version It was based on a communications protocol developed by Siemens.
Also, you are limited to decoders that support 14 speed steps. MTS 3 was released inmade by Massoth again, 5520 allowed 4 digit addresses finallyserial and parallel function commands, and for the first time 14 or 28 speed steps, and also CV programming. By continuing to use this lgv, you are consenting to our use 55002 cookies.
Notes on CV programming, no programming I think means blindly issue the CV setting command, no readback.
Were the LGB decoders as reliable as the newer decoders? The train mouse seems to only be in serial mode.
LGB Decoder? – G Scale Central
Massoth, for example, can connect various controllers to the LGB command station. Parallel means that each function was a different code, so faster. Serial means that the F1 key “strokes” were sent at 1 second intervals so you can see that this was slow. The ‘buzzing’ noise doesn’t worry me, just as long as it’s reliable. You used address 8 to control the analog loco.
A common situation is where the box says something about DCC, yet it does not really mean that there is a decoder in the loco.
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Resources Latest reviews Search resources. The system is limited to 14 speed steps. In my opinion, newer decoders are so much more capable with so many new features that I would give strong consideration to replacing any decoder that is serial only or no sound for that matter So, let’s proceed to try to unravel the complex story of LGB MTS, and where the capabilities and limitations are. This was a 5 amp max booster, and the power supply was lgh. The left button controlled the loco lights, and the right button is the function button, pressed the number of times lggb the function you wanted serial function The speed control is center off.
Facebook Pinterest Email Link. The specs say that the motor output of the LGB can handle 1. LGB went through many revisions and changes, and the initial systems were very limited by today’s standards.
When a limitation is encountered, many people are confused where in the system the limtation exists. You must log in or register to reply here.
LGB 55020 – Multi-Train System Decoder
If you press and hold on the LGB logo, you got emergency stop. Be sure to get the manual on the loco and what the switches do first. You can press a function key to verify multiple flashes or a single flash serial or parallel respectively Notes on CV programming, no programming I think means blindly issue the CV setting command, no readback.
I will endeavor to unravel this mess, but my recommendation is that since electronics are so inexpensive nowadays, that you jettision any really old LGB system and upgrade.
The left button controlled the loco lights, and the right button is the function button, pressed the number of times for the function you wanted serial function. The early system were limited in many ways. Search Everywhere Threads This forum This thread.