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Multifunction Decoder:

Train Control Systems: TCS T1

Summary: The T1 multifunction decoder with a continuous current of 1.3 amps, and a maximum of 2A. The two lighting functions have a current rating of 100mA and are typically used for headlight and reverse light.

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General information
Manufacturer Train Control Systems
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Product information
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Decoder Core Features Functions

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Successor TCS T4X
Hardware Information
Scales HO
Connection Method NMRA
Length .969 in2.461 cm <br />24.613 mm <br />0.0246 m <br />0.0807 ft <br />
Width .661 in1.679 cm <br />16.789 mm <br />0.0168 m <br />0.0551 ft <br />
Height .193 in0.49 cm <br />4.902 mm <br />0.0049 m <br />0.0161 ft <br />
Continuous Amps 1.3
Max Amps 2.0
Voltage Range
General DCC Information
Extended Addressing Yes
AnalogConversion Yes
Speed Steps
User Loadable Speed Table Yes
Back EMF Yes
Programming Modes Ops, Paged
Decoder Assisted Consists Yes
CV Readback Yes
Silent Running (HF) Yes
Dither Yes
Kick Start Yes
Function Information
# of Functions 2
Function Amps 100ma
# of Lighting Effects 20
# of Sound Effects 0
Programming Information
Programming Lock Yes
Decoder Programming Modes
Misc Items
SUSI Interface
RailCom Yes
Has computer interface
Firmware Upgrade Possible No
UPC Number 879508000382


An HO scale decoder a 9-pin JST socket. This decoder can be hardwired, plugged straight into some locomotives, or connected to the 8-pin NMRA sockets using a variety of available harnesses.

Motive current allows up to 1.3 amps continuous and 2 amp peak draw. The T1 features TCS exclusive auto-adjusting BEMF.

The two lighting functions, typically headlight and reverse light, can support up to 100mA.


  • NMRA DCC Compliant
  • DC or DCC Operation
  • 2 or 4 Digit Addressing
  • 14-28/128 Speed Steps
  • Consisting
  • TCS Exclusive Auto-Adjusting Back EMF
  • Quiet Drive for super quiet engine performance
  • Three-step or Loadable Speed Table
  • Variable Momentum for custom acceleration curves
  • Function Mapping and Multiple Lighting Effects
  • Adjustable Dimmed Brightness
  • Superior Ditch Light control with realistic alternating pulsing
  • Adjustable Mars, Gyra, and Rotary Beacon


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