Manufacturer: Zimo

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Summary Manufacturer of DCC systems and decoders.
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Device Types Mobile Decoder, Stationary Decoder, Command Station, Booster, Power Supply, Throttle, Other

ZIMO has been manufacturing digital command control systems since 1979. Their first system could operate 99 trains and featured 16 speed steps.

They began manufacturing NMRA DCC systems in 1994.

The Zimo MX31ZL cab has a USB socket for software upgrades, via connection to a computer or a memory stick.

The system employs a throttle network they call Can Bus.

Zimo DCC Products

For a listing of their products, see the Zimo Products page

The Zimo website has only German language pages for their starter sets.

Starter Sets


Zimo offers a form of automation often called HLU, or Signal Controlled Speed Influence. It has been in development for over 30 years, and offers a number of features.

See the page on this technology for more information.

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