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Stationary Decoder:

Digitrax: DS51K1

Summary: Accessory Decoder for use with a single Kato Unitrack bi-polar turnout motors or similar devices.

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General information
DCC Category
Stationary Decoder
Manufacturer Digitrax
MSRP 19 USD19.34 EUR <br />16.92 GBP <br />28.71 AUD <br />25.63 CAD <br />
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Manufacturer Part Number
Common Name
UPC Number 5266708005
Release information

Product URL External Product Link
Product Manual URL External Product Link
Year Released 07/2006
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible
Misc Details
Height 3.88 mm0.388 cm <br />0.00388 m <br />0.153 in <br />0.0127 ft <br />
Length 12.94 mm1.294 cm <br />0.0129 m <br />0.509 in <br />0.0425 ft <br />
Width 8.11 mm0.811 cm <br />0.00811 m <br />0.319 in <br />0.0266 ft <br />


Accessory Decoder For Single Kato Unitrack Turnouts or similar turnouts.

  • Simple hook up and set up
  • Kato Unitrack compatible bi-polar drive
    • HO and N Scale
  • DCC compatible
  • Small size
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to install
  • 500mA rating.


DS51K1 is designed to work with turnout machines with SINGLE bipolar coils ONLY. Use of this decoder with other types of turnout machines will destroy the decoder and will not be covered under warranty. Please see this page for a list of compatible Kato turnouts.


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