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Hornby R8245 Sapphire Decoder

RRP: £34.99   Our Price: £29.00
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Hornby R8245 Sapphire Decoder
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Manufacturer Hornby

00 Gauge 4mm 1:76

Supports 1 Amp continuous current with 1.5 Amp stall.  Low speed "gear" for shunting operations.  Set amounts of "water" and "fuel" can be stored in the Sapphire providing real time fuel consumption.  Burn rates can be selected.  All CVs can be changed.

The Sapphire Decoder is NMRA compliant, and supports RailCom and asymmetric DCC.

  • High Frequency back-emf motor control - high frequency to reduce audile noise
  • Low speed gear for shunting operations
  • 14, 28 and 128 speed steps
  • Internal clock - Resets on power-up
  • Operation on conventional DC layouts
  • Water/Fuel simulation, usage dependent on speed.
  • Auto control: Allows locos to start & stop based on internal timer functions, no input from the controller is required.
  • Acceleration and deceleration features
  • Provides 1A continious motor current and 1.5A stall.
  • Four function outputs rated at 200mA each. Total current sum of function outputs is 500mA
  • Directional or independant lighting, featurng dimming and extensive special effects
  • Advanced consist control and extended addresing
  • Short (2 digit) and long (4 Digit) addressing
  • Support for all forms of programming as described in NMRA RP-9.2.3
  • This 21 pin decoder uniquely provides a wired 8 pin adaptor harness allowing it to fit both 21 and 8 pin compatible locomotives


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