LokSound 5 Micro DCC Direct Kato USA (58741)

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Electronic Solutions Ulm: LokSound 5 Micro DCC Direct Kato USA (58741)

Summary: The LokSound 5 micro DCC Direct Kato UAS has been specially designed for installation in Kato-branded N gauge locomotives. Finally, these models can be easily retrofitted with a LokSound decoder

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General information
Manufacturer Electronic Solutions Ulm
MSRP 124.99 USD127.24 EUR <br />111.33 GBP <br />188.90 AUD <br />168.62 CAD <br />
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Product information
Part Number

Common Name LokSound 5 Micro DCC Direct Kato USA
Decoder Core Features Motor, Functions, Lights, Sound

Hardware Information
Scales N
Connection Method Board Replacement
Length 27.6 mm2.76 cm <br />0.0276 m <br />1.087 in <br />0.0906 ft <br />
Width 14.1 mm1.41 cm <br />0.0141 m <br />0.555 in <br />0.0463 ft <br />
Height 3 mm0.3 cm <br />0.003 m <br />0.118 in <br />0.00984 ft <br />
Continuous Amps 0.9
Max Amps
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
Decoder Assisted Consists Yes
CV Readback Yes
Silent Running (HF) Yes
Dither Yes
Kick Start Yes
Momentum Yes
Function Information
# of Functions 3
Function Amps
# of Lighting Effects
# of Sound Effects
Programming Information
Programming Lock Yes
Decoder Programming Modes
Misc Items
SUSI Interface
RailCom Yes
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible Yes
UPC Number


The LokSound 5 Micro DCC Direct Kato USA is a pure-bred DCC decoder.

  • 14 and 28/128 speed steps
  • Up to 32 functions
  • RailComPlus®
  • Auxiliary registers to program the CVs from 1-255
  • The LokSound 5 micro DCC Direct Kato Japan Decoder detects the

Märklin® brake distances as well as ZIMO® HLU / ZACK commands or the Lenz® ABC system

  • Braking with DCC brake blocks or dc voltage
  • Selectrix® brake diode
  • AUTOMATIC ABC commuter train allows automatic commuting

between two stations


  • Up to 12 channels simultaneously
  • 16 bits / 31250 kHz, hi-fi quality
  • Class-D audio output with up to 3W output power controls the speakers, 4 – 32Ω impedance
  • 128 Mbit sound memory provides enough capacity
  • All individual sounds can be adjusted individually in the volume


  • Three function outputs for lighting
  • All important lighting functions are available
  • Brightness of each output can be set separately

Motor Control

The motor control has a variable PWM clock frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz, which ensures a super-quiet drive

The load control can be adapted to difficult cases with up to 10 CVs. The unique “Autotune” function allows the decoder to be automatically measured against the motor.

  • 0.9A motor power.

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