LokSound 5 Nano DCC (58914)

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Electronic Solutions Ulm: LokSound 5 Nano DCC (58914)

Summary: The LokSound 5 Nano DCC decoder is a DCC decoder with open cable ends for free wiring. The LokSound 5 Nano DCC is made for the North American and Australian markets. It supports RailComPlus and can also be used on DC layouts. The LokSound 5 Nano DCC decoder does not come with a speaker.

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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 Nano DCC
Decoder Core Features

Product URL External Product Link
Product Manual URL External Product Link
Year Released 2021
Hardware Information
Scales N, TT
Connection Method PluX16 / NEM658
Length 21mm2.1 cm <br />0.021 m <br />0.827 in <br />0.0689 ft <br />
Width 11mm1.1 cm <br />0.011 m <br />0.433 in <br />0.0361 ft <br />
Height 6mm0.6 cm <br />0.006 m <br />0.236 in <br />0.0197 ft <br />
Continuous Amps .75
Max Amps .75
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 7
Function Amps
# of Lighting Effects 6
# 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

LokSound 5 Nano

Features 14 and 28/ 128 speed steps, with 2- and 4-digit addresses. Thanks to RailComPlus, the decoders register automatically at a suitable command station. It masters all DCC programming modes and with RailCom the CV values can be read out on the main track with suitable command stations. Auxiliary registers exist for command stations that can only program CVs from 1-255.

The LokSound 5 Nano Decoder detects ZIMO HLU / ZACK commands or the Lenz ABC system. Braking with DCC brake districts or with equal voltage is also possible.

The LokSound 5 Nano can be used on analog (DC) layouts. The decoder switches automatically between operating modes.


  • Up to 12 channels simultaneously.
  • 16 bit / 31250 kHz Hi–Fi quality on your system. ...
  • Class-D audio output with up to 3W output
  • Speakers, 4Ω to 32Ω impedance.
  • 128 Mbit sound memory provides enough capacity.
  • All individual sounds can be adjusted individually in the volume.


  • Six reinforced function outputs as well as a logic level output as a solder pad.
  • All important lighting functions are available.
    • The brightness of each output can be set separately.

Motor Control

The motor control of the LokSound 5 Nano has a variable PWM clock frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz, ensuring quiet operation

  • The load control can be adapted to difficult cases with up to 10 CVs.
  • Unique "Autotune" function allows the decoder to be automatically measured against the motor.
  • Up to 0.75A motor current.

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