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Serial means that the F1 key “strokes” were sent at 1 second intervals so you can see that this was slow. Also need to verify if there were address limitations built into the decoder.
When a limitation is encountered, many people are confused where in the system 5520 limtation exists. Sammler Registered 2 Apr The system is limited to 14 speed steps.
It was based on a communications protocol developed by Siemens. The left button controlled the loco lights, and the right button is the function button, pressed the number of times for the function you wanted serial function. Resources Latest reviews Search resources. However a more modern chip will be better in many ways – and if you do buy a new one, then don’t forget that a Massoth L is effectively the same as an LGB but much cheaper! Zerogee Clencher’s Bogleman 1 Apr You can download the instruction manual here; http: MTS2 was built by Massoth in23 loco addresses, serial functions, 14 speed steps, no CV programming.
I’m not sure the central station was available by itself. The early system were limited in many ways. MTS 3 was released inmade by Massoth again, and allowed 4 digit addresses finallyserial and parallel function commands, and for the first time 14 or 28 speed steps, and also CV programming.
LGB 55020 Decoder?
Zman Registered 13 Apr Lenz made these first generation components, I have seen pictures of the Train Mouse with “Lenz” on it. Thread starter Phil Start date 13 Apr Media New media New comments Search media. Be sure to get the manual on the loco and what the switches do first.
Parallel means that each function was a different code, so faster. Forums New posts Trending Search forums. B chip ref no if this is a reasonable chip to put in maybe lgn stainz or something like that?
This lfb a 5 amp max booster, and the power supply was separate. You’ll find that the motor buzzes because the PWM frequency isn’t very high, and there is no back EMF detection, so trains can run away downhill I have a true head in hands experience of this.
LGB Decoder? – G Scale Central
You can press a function key to verify multiple flashes or a single flash serial or parallel respectively. Input voltage was up to 24v DC, or 18v ac. It’s like abut older technology.
I suspect these switches are the ones that connect the track pickups directly to the motor, and also wire the lights to the motor. You wouldn’t need a parallel system to reprogram it. The ‘buzzing’ noise doesn’t worry me, just as long as it’s reliable.
This can be further compounded when mixing LGB system components with other manufacturer’s. It’s an older version Calendar Monthly Weekly Agenda Archive. Were they short addressing only?
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Sometimes it’s hard to know what LGB decoder you have, and even more difficult to know what their capabilities are. Facebook Pinterest Email Link. Everywhere Threads This forum This thread.
The Motorola protocol was called that because it used a Motorola chip. Sammler Registered 1 Apr Seletrix was developed by Lgg and Hass for Trix in 5020 80’s. I was originally thinking about getting the Massoth L though I’ve heard that out of the box they’re configured for pgb Central Stations, not ‘Serial’ like the one I have. HBBahn Registered 13 Apr You program the decoder address from a sequence of button pushes, with the address selector set to the address you want, so it’s clear of what the max range is.
The train mouse seems to only be in serial mode. Search Everywhere Threads This forum This thread. Massoth, for example, can connect various controllers to the LGB command station.