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Keep Alive / Train Control Systems (TCS)

KA1
Train Control Systems
$24.60
4 @ $23.76, 10 @ $23.20
List $27.95

Keep Alive (For TCS decoders manufactured in 2012 or later) KA1 will power HO loco approx. 2 to 5 seconds.
The Keep-Alive™ (KA) devices are used to supply power to decoders during times of power interruption due to dirty track or problematic track work. KA1 will power an HO-Scale locomotive at speed step 10 of 128 with headlights on for approximately 2 to 5 seconds (depending on the locomotive and motor).


KA1-C
Train Control Systems
$29.00
4 @ $28.01, 10 @ $27.35
List $32.95

Keep Alive with 2 pin quick connect (For TCS decoders manufactured in 2012 or later) KA1-C will power HO loco approx. 2 to 5 seconds.
The Keep-Alive™ (KA) devices are used to supply power to decoders during times of power interruption due to dirty track or problematic track work. KA1 will power an HO-Scale locomotive at speed step 10 of 128 with headlights on for approximately 2 to 5 seconds (depending on the locomotive and motor).


KA2
Train Control Systems
$23.72
4 @ $22.91, 10 @ $22.37
List $26.95

Keep Alive (For TCS decoders manufactured in 2012 or later) KA2 will power HO loco approx. 6 to 15 seconds.
The Keep-Alive™ (KA) devices are used to supply power to decoders during times of power interruption due to dirty track or problematic track work. KA2 will power an HO-Scale locomotive at speed step 10 of 128 with headlights on for approximately 6 to 15 seconds (depending on the locomotive and the efficiency of the motor).


KA2-C
Train Control Systems
$28.12
4 @ $27.16, 10 @ $26.52
List $31.95

Keep Alive (For TCS decoders manufactured in 2012 or later) KA2 will power HO loco approx. 6 to 15 seconds.
The Keep-Alive™ (KA) devices are used to supply power to decoders during times of power interruption due to dirty track or problematic track work. KA2 will power an HO-Scale locomotive at speed step 10 of 128 with headlights on for approximately 6 to 15 seconds (depending on the locomotive and the efficiency of the motor).


KAM4
Train Control Systems
$46.60
4 @ $45.01, 10 @ $43.95
List $52.95

Full Feature 4 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (2 to 6 sec)


KAT12
Train Control Systems
$43.96
4 @ $42.46, 10 @ $41.46
List $49.95

Full Feature 2 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (2 to 5 sec)


KAT14
Train Control Systems
$46.60
4 @ $45.01, 10 @ $43.95
List $52.95

Full Feature 4 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (2 to 5 sec)


KAT16
Train Control Systems
$50.12
4 @ $48.41, 10 @ $47.27
List $56.95

Full Feature 6 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (2 to 5 sec)


KAT22
Train Control Systems
$43.96
4 @ $42.46, 10 @ $41.46
List $49.95

Full Feature 2 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (3 to 15 sec)


KAT24
Train Control Systems
$46.60
4 @ $45.01, 10 @ $43.95
List $52.95

Full Feature 4 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (3 to 15 sec)


KAT26
Train Control Systems
$50.12
4 @ $48.41, 10 @ $47.27
List $56.95

Full Feature 6 function, Harnessed Decoder with built in Keep Alive Feature (3 to 15 sec)


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TCS Standard Decoder Features

  • Brake on DC stops the train with programmed deceleration when in a DC section then follows your programmed lighting and acceleration.
  • Autodetect senses DC and operates at peak performance on it.
  • Full Range Dither extends the ultimate in speed control through the entire speed range.
  • OPS Mode Programming allows on the main track programming.
  • Quiet Drive creates smooth quiet engine performance.
  • All Program Modes are supported allowing use with any controller.
  • Basic and Advanced Consisting for use with any controller.
  • Standard 2 Digit or Extended 4 Digit Addressing.
  • User Loadable Speed Tables for custom speed curves.
  • 14 or 28 / 128 Speed Step Control operating at 256 speed steps.
  • Reversing Headlights, Rule 17 dimming, Opposite Dim, Random Flicker, Single and Double Pulse Strobe and Flashing light effects.
  • TCS’s Goof Proof no questions asked one-year warranty.

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X Series Advanced Features

  • Mars, Gyra and a Rotary Beacon lights that may be adjusted for effect.?
  • An adjustable duration Momentary Pulse has been added. It can be used for uncoupling, activation of a sound module or a light.
  • You can adjust the brightness of a dimmed light (Bulb or LED).
  • The Blinking Ditch Lights have been improved.
  • Decoder Lock allows programming decoders with the same address in one train and each can be changed independently of the others.
  • Button Control of the motor circuit allows the use of the motor circuit for a smoke unit or additional lighting function up to 1.2 amps
  • Factory Reset is faster and easier to get back to the default settings.
  • Button Control of functions lets up to 13 buttons control any light.
  • Dimming and Ditch Light Flash may be controlled by buttons 0 thru 6.
  • Momentum rate and timing can be adjusted to form a curve.

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