LokSound 5 DCC Direct (58821)

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Electronic Solutions Ulm: LokSound 5 DCC Direct (58821)

Summary: Made for the North American and Australian markets, the LokSound 5 Direct DCC can easily replace boards which provide poor motor control, low volume, or inferior sound. Can be used with existing speakers.

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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 DCC Direct
Decoder Core Features Motor, Functions, Lights, Sound

Product URL External Product Link
Hardware Information
Scales HO
Connection Method Solder Pads
Length 69 mm6.9 cm <br />0.069 m <br />2.717 in <br />0.226 ft <br />
Width 17 mm1.7 cm <br />0.017 m <br />0.669 in <br />0.0558 ft <br />
Continuous Amps
Max Amps 1.5
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, Direct, Paged
Decoder Assisted Consists Yes
CV Readback Yes
Silent Running (HF) Yes
Dither Yes
Kick Start Yes
Momentum Yes
Function Information
# of Functions 8
Function Amps
# of Lighting Effects
# of Sound Effects
Programming Information
Programming Lock Yes
Decoder Programming Modes
Misc Items
SUSI Interface No
RailCom Yes
Transponding No
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible Yes
UPC Number


Exclusive to the North American and Australian markets, with multiprotocol support removed. DCC Only.


  • The LokSound 5 can play up to 10 audio channels simultaneously.
  • Speaker impedance: 4 –32 Ω
  • Braking: DCC brake modules or DC voltage is also possible. Automatic ABC shuttle allows commuting between two stations.
  • 32 functions
  • 8 amplified function outputs.
  • Brightness of each output can be set separately.
  • Full Throttle features, including Drive Hold
  • AutoTune: Allows the decoder to optimize motor control

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