8 Pin DCC Loco-Decoder (with Brake Button function)
36-566A 8 Pin DCC Loco-Decoder (with Brake Button function)

8 Pin DCC Loco-Decoder (with Brake Button function)


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A 8 Pin (NEM652) DCC Decoder suitable for models fitted with a 8 Pin DCC decoder socket.

This decoder replaces item No. 36-566 and can be used in any model for which item No. 36-566 is recommended


Highlights include:

Dual-mode DCC/DC decoder with Back EMF function

4 powered function outputs

0.9A continuous load

RailComPlus® for automatic registration when used with selected DCC systems

Suitable for models equipped with DC motors (including coreless motors)


Operating Modes

NMRA/DCC with 14, 28 and 128 speed steps

Short and Long addresses

DCC and DC operation (DC operation is de-selectable)

Automatic recognition of operational mode and DCC speed step selection

Supports Lenz® LG 100 braking sections

Supports ABC braking sections

Motor Control Features

Suitable for models equipped with DC motors (including coreless motors)

0.9A continuous load

Motor regulation with pulse width frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz

Motor output overload protection; Back EMF (de-selectable)

Function Outputs

4 powered-function outputs with overload protection

250mA load per output

500mA total load of all function outputs

Shunting speed and momentum key selectable

Brake Button function for realistic control of braking (operates on F2)


25.5mm x 15.5mm x 4.5mm (+ wiring harness)

Default Address

Address 3


DCC Service Mode & DCC PoM (Programming on Main)

Additional Features

RailCom® Feedback system

RailComPlus® automatic Registration


This decoder is manufactured on behalf of Bachmann Europe by ESU. For full technical specifications and instructions, please refer to the ESU user guide for Lokpilot Standard 59020 at https://www.esu.eu/en/downloads/instruction-manuals/digital-decoders/

No extended details available.

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