With its unique design the LokSound 5 Direct DCC can easily replace boards that provide poor motor control, low volume, or generally inferior sound. Not only will the decoder work fine with most factory installed speakers, but it will sound even better with our new 11x15mm“sugar cube” speaker and sound enclosure kits.
The LokSound 5 DCC is made for the North American and Australian markets. It is a pure DCC Decoder, which supports RailComPlus and can also be used on DC layouts. With its size of 0.67x2.72inch/17x69mmThe V5 Direct DCC will fit in almost all of the popular North American and Australian HO manufacturers locomotives.
In the DCC format, 14 to 128 speed steps are as natural as 2- and4-digit addresses and up to 32 functions. Thanks to RailComPlus®, the decoders log on fully automatically to a suitable digital central unit.
It masters all DCC programming modes and, thanks to RailCom®, theCV values on the main track can be read out with suitable control panels. For panels that can only program the CVs from 1-255, there are auxiliary registers.
Braking with DCC brake modules or DC voltage is also possible. Aautomatic ABC shuttle allows automatic commuting between two stations.
The LokSound 5 decoder can also be used on analog DC tracks.
The LokSound 5 decoder can play up to 10 channels simultaneously.Each channel can be resolved with up to 16 bit / 31250 kHz and finallyoffers hi-fi quality on your system. There is virtually no difference tothe original more audible. A Class D audio power amplifier with upto 3W output powers the speakers, which may have between 4 ohmsand 32 ohms impedance. The huge 128 Mbit sound storage providesenough capacity.
All individual sounds can be individually adjusted in volume. The super flexible Sound engine without rigid schedule allows the prototypical simulation of all imaginable locomotives. Three separately adjustable braking functions and two alternative load scenarios give you the maximum control over your Locos.
We know that you want your locomotives to be as realistic as possible.That’s why we packed the LokSound 5 with function outputs.Depending on the interface version, each LokSound 5 decoder offers at least 8 amplified function outputs. Of course tons of lighting effects are also available. The brightness of each output can be set separately.The decoder handles the automatic on and off during uncoupling forROCO®, Krois® and Telex® couplings. In order to keep compatible with the thousands of LokSound Selects and LokSound V4 decoders already on the market we made sure to add many of the most popular features of that Generation! This Includes the Full Throttle features, including the Famous Drive Hold!
The engine control of the LokSound 5 has again been fundamentally improved. A variably adjustable PWM clock frequency of 10kHzto 50kHz ensures especially in bell armature motors for a super quiet operation - The typical “humming” is a thing of the past. The load control can now be adapted to difficult cases with up to 10 CVs. The unique “Autotune” function allows the automatic decompression ofthe decoder to the motor.
The LokSound 5 decoder delivers up to 1.5A motor current enoughj uice for older engines.