LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody: N (59941)

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Electronic Solutions Ulm: LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody: N (59941)

Summary: The LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody is the twin of the LokSound 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody. Specially developed for installation in Kato USA wide body N gauge locomotives. This multifunction decoder does not include sound.

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General information
Manufacturer Electronic Solutions Ulm
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Product information
Part Number

Common Name LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody: N
Decoder Core Features Motor, Functions, Lights

Product URL External Product Link
Year Released 4/2024
Hardware Information
Scales N
Connection Method Board Replacement
Length 47.5 mm4.75 cm <br />0.0475 m <br />1.87 in <br />0.156 ft <br />
Width 14 mm1.4 cm <br />0.014 m <br />0.551 in <br />0.0459 ft <br />
Height 4.5 mm0.45 cm <br />0.0045 m <br />0.177 in <br />0.0148 ft <br />
Continuous Amps
Max Amps 0.75
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, Address, Direct, Paged, Register
Decoder Assisted Consists Yes
CV Readback Yes
Silent Running (HF) Yes
Dither Yes
Kick Start Yes
Momentum Yes
Function Information
# of Functions 10
Function Amps
# of Lighting Effects
# of Sound Effects 0
Programming Information
Programming Lock Yes
Decoder Programming Modes
Misc Items
SUSI Interface
RailCom Yes
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible Yes
UPC Number


This multifunction decoder does not feature sound.


The LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody is a pure DCC decoder.

  • 14 to 128 speed steps
  • Primary and Extended addresses.
  • Up to 32 functions can be triggered.
  • Thanks to RailComPlus®, the decoders log on to a suitable DCC System fully automatically.
  • Auxiliary registers exist for DCC systems that can only program CVs from 1-255.
  • Recognizes the Märklin® braking sections as well as ZIMO® HLU / ZACK commands or the Lenz® ABC system.
    • An ABC automatic shuttle train enables automatic commuting between two stations.
  • Braking with DCC brake modules or with DC voltage is also possible.
  • It also stops with a Selectrix® brake diode.


Despite its compact dimensions, it is equipped with an enormous number of function outputs.

  • Two DIP LEDs (included in the box) can be adjusted in length and soldered directly, and can be controlled separately.
  • Eight more powered function outputs are available.
  • All important lighting functions are available.
  • The brightness of each output can be set separately.


The motor control features variable PWM pulse frequency from 10 to 50kHz, ensuring quiet operation, especially for coreless motors.

  • Load control can be adjusted with up to 10 separate CVs and thus will manage even the most difficult cases.
  • The unique “Auto Tune” function facilitates the automatic calibration of the decoder to perfectly * match the motor.
  • The LokPilot 5 micro DCC Direct Kato USA Widebody Decoder delivers up to 0.75A motor power.

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