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Multifunction Decoder:

Lenz: 10231

Summary: Lenz DIGITAL plus STANDARD locomotive decoder is suitable for all DC locomotives with continuous current draw of 1.0 Amp. or less.

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General information
Manufacturer Lenz
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Release information
Manufacturer Part Number
Common Name
Decoder Core Features Functions, Lights
Product URL
Manual URL
Year Released 07/2007
Year EOL
Hardware Information
Scales HO
Connection Method Wire Leads
Length 2525 cm <br />250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />9.843 in <br />0.82 ft <br />
Width 15.415.4 cm <br />154 mm <br />0.154 m <br />6.063 in <br />0.505 ft <br />
Height 3.13.1 cm <br />31 mm <br />0.031 m <br />1.22 in <br />0.102 ft <br />
Continuous Amps 1
Max Amps 1
Voltage Range
General DCC Information
Extended Addressing Yes
AnalogConversion Yes
Speed Steps 14, 28/128
User Loadable Speed Table Yes
Back EMF Yes
Programming Modes Ops, Address, Direct, Paged, Register
Decoder Assisted Consists Yes
CV Readback
Silent Running (HF) Yes
Kick Start
Momentum Yes
Function Information
# of Functions 10
Function Amps 100mA
# of Lighting Effects 10
# of Sound Effects 0
Programming Information
Programming Lock Yes
Decoder Programming Modes
Misc Items
SUSI Interface
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible No
UPC Number


Decoder manual is dated July 2007.

Standard Silent-Back EMF DCC Decoder


  • Super smooth and silent high frequency Back EMF motor control.
  • Adjustable precision stopping control
  • Low speed gear for switching operations
  • Selectable for operation with 14/27, or 28/128 speed steps.
  • Operation on conventional DC layouts is possible or can be disabled.
  • Motor output = 1A continuous, 1.8A max, > 5 A stall.
  • Motor and function outputs protected
  • Three function outputs rated at 100mA each with advanced function mapping
  • Directional or independent lighting with dimming and special effects.
  • Support for Advanced Consist Control and Extended Addressing
  • Support for programming on the mainline (operations mode programming)
  • Support for all form of programming as described in NMRA RP-9.2.3
  • Supports service mode decoder lock

Motor Drive Frequency is 19 or 23kHz.

Decoder Reset: Write a value of 33 in CV8. Software revision is found in CV128.

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