Each DCC controlled locomotive requires a decoder to control direction and speedWe have basic decoders from Bachmann and Hornby, plus feature-rich decoders from Lenz and TCS.

Antics DCC Decoder Installation Install<br>Antics can supply and instal decoders with&nbsp;new DCC Ready OO gauge locomotives!<br>For just £10.00 we can fit a decoder, leaving only&nbsp;final identity programming&nbsp;to be done.&nbsp;Select your DCC Ready OO gauge locomotive, then add&nbsp;this service to your order, either <a href="http://www.railway-models.co.uk/1477_1.html">selecting a decoder</a> or requesting us to supply a suitable decoder (use the <i>other instructions</i> box of the checkout screen).<br>We will deliver&nbsp;the DCC locomotive, which must be supplied by Antics,&nbsp;with&nbsp;a plug equipped&nbsp;decoder fitted and tested. Allow a few extra days for delivery.<br>We cannot fit decoders to non-DCC Ready locomotives or N gauge models at this time.<b><br>Terms and Conditions Apply. Service normally available to web customers and at some shops. Please ask&nbsp;staff&nbsp;in store.</b>
Antics DCC Decoder Installation Install
Antics can supply and instal decoders with new DCC Ready OO gauge locomotives!
For just £10.00 we can fit a decoder, leaving only final identity programming to be done. Select your DCC Ready OO gauge locomotive, then add this service to your order, either selecting a decoder or requesting us to supply a suitable decoder (use the other instructions box of the checkout screen).
We will deliver the DCC locomotive, which must be supplied by Antics, with a plug equipped decoder fitted and tested. Allow a few extra days for delivery.
We cannot fit decoders to non-DCC Ready locomotives or N gauge models at this time.
Terms and Conditions Apply. Service normally available to web customers and at some shops. Please ask staff in store.
£15.00
Available from shops: Bristol: 3, Stroud: 8
(Product Ref #56141)
Peco DCC Decoder Installation Booklet - Shows You How SYH20<br>The Peco Shows You How range of booklets&nbsp;are written by experienced modellers and the Peco staff, from the design engineers to the team building and maintaining the Pecorama&nbsp;demonstration layouts.<br><br>This booklet provides&nbsp;an illustrated guide to the fitting of DCC decoders to a range of different OO locomotives, covering the different chassis and motor designs and space constraints encountered.&nbsp;Popular models from Lima, Hornby and Bachmann are used to illustrate the fitting of decoders to both new design&nbsp;models and older models with no design provision for DCC. Some are surprisingly easy!<br><br>This booklet is highly recommended as a workbench how-to guide.<br>Fit decoders to older models with confidence!
Peco DCC Decoder Installation Booklet - Shows You How SYH20
The Peco Shows You How range of booklets are written by experienced modellers and the Peco staff, from the design engineers to the team building and maintaining the Pecorama demonstration layouts.

This booklet provides an illustrated guide to the fitting of DCC decoders to a range of different OO locomotives, covering the different chassis and motor designs and space constraints encountered. Popular models from Lima, Hornby and Bachmann are used to illustrate the fitting of decoders to both new design models and older models with no design provision for DCC. Some are surprisingly easy!

This booklet is highly recommended as a workbench how-to guide.
Fit decoders to older models with confidence!
£1.00
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Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Coventry: 5, Gloucester: 3, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #54693)
Bachmann 4 Function 8 Pin 0.9 Amp Locomotive Decoder with RailComPlus 36-566<br><b>Bachmann 36-566&nbsp;0.9 Amp 4 Function 8 Pin DCC Decoder featuring RailComPlus<br></b>Bachmanns 36-566 decoder is an ESU-based decoder&nbsp;offering advanced and highly configurable back-EMF motor control functionality and RailComPlus communications.<br>Maximum motor output is limited to 900mA continuous,&nbsp;plenty for all modern OO model locomotives. Four function control lines are available, one as usual being set up for control of directional lighting. Function ouputs can deliver up to 500mA, with a maximum 250mA per output.<br>Length 26mm, Width 15mm, Height 6mm. Wire length 80mm. 8 pin plug.
Bachmann 4 Function 8 Pin 0.9 Amp Locomotive Decoder with RailComPlus 36-566
Bachmann 36-566 0.9 Amp 4 Function 8 Pin DCC Decoder featuring RailComPlus
Bachmanns 36-566 decoder is an ESU-based decoder offering advanced and highly configurable back-EMF motor control functionality and RailComPlus communications.
Maximum motor output is limited to 900mA continuous, plenty for all modern OO model locomotives. Four function control lines are available, one as usual being set up for control of directional lighting. Function ouputs can deliver up to 500mA, with a maximum 250mA per output.
Length 26mm, Width 15mm, Height 6mm. Wire length 80mm. 8 pin plug.
£18.95
Available from shops: Bristol: 6, Cardiff: 2
(Product Ref #45691)
Gaugemaster Omni 21 &amp; 8 Pin 4 Function Locomotive Decoder DCC27<br />A really versatile 4 function, 1amp (1.8amp max) decoder for use with locomotives that have 8 Pin or 21 Pin sockets.<br />Length 22mm, Width 16mm, Depth 5mm. 21 pin connector integral, plug-in 8 pin connector harness length 75mm.
<ul>
<li><strong>Number of Functions:</strong> 4</li>
<li><strong>Number of Pins:</strong> 21 (8 Pin Harness)</li>
<li><strong>Current Rating:</strong> 1amp / 1.8 Peak</li>
<li><strong>Address Range:</strong> 1 to 9999</li>
</ul>
<p><a href="http://www.gaugemaster.com/instructions/prodigy/Omni%20Decoder%20work.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="color: #810081;">Omni Decoder CV Values.</span></a></p>
Gaugemaster Omni 21 & 8 Pin 4 Function Locomotive Decoder DCC27
A really versatile 4 function, 1amp (1.8amp max) decoder for use with locomotives that have 8 Pin or 21 Pin sockets.
Length 22mm, Width 16mm, Depth 5mm. 21 pin connector integral, plug-in 8 pin connector harness length 75mm.
  • Number of Functions: 4
  • Number of Pins: 21 (8 Pin Harness)
  • Current Rating: 1amp / 1.8 Peak
  • Address Range: 1 to 9999

Omni Decoder CV Values.

£20.95
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 1, Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #90391)
Hornby Locomotive 4 Function DCC Decoder R8249<BR>A small-size&nbsp;4-function DCC locomotive&nbsp;decoder delivering up to 1 amp peak motor current, 0.5 amps continuous and four 100mA function outputs. The small size makes this decoder a good choice for smaller locomotives where the standard-size decoders are awkward to accomodate.<BR>We have found that the Hornby decoders do not always survive soldering, use of a harness (eg Bachmann 36-564) is suggested for hard-wired installations.<BR>8-pin harness connection.<BR>Supports&nbsp;extended addressing and back-EMF feedback motor control.<BR>Decoder measures 17mm x 10mm x 3.mm
Hornby Locomotive 4 Function DCC Decoder R8249
A small-size 4-function DCC locomotive decoder delivering up to 1 amp peak motor current, 0.5 amps continuous and four 100mA function outputs. The small size makes this decoder a good choice for smaller locomotives where the standard-size decoders are awkward to accomodate.
We have found that the Hornby decoders do not always survive soldering, use of a harness (eg Bachmann 36-564) is suggested for hard-wired installations.
8-pin harness connection.
Supports extended addressing and back-EMF feedback motor control.
Decoder measures 17mm x 10mm x 3.mm
£19.99
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(Product Ref #73564)
Gaugemaster Omni Direct Plug Decoder 8 Pin DCC29<br />An excellent direct plug-in 8-pin decoder.<br />Length 15mm, Width 12mm, Depth 10mm
<ul>
<li><strong>Number of Functions:</strong> 4</li>
<li><strong>Number of Pins:</strong> 8</li>
<li><strong>Current Rating:</strong> 1 amp / 1.5 amp peak</li>
<li><strong>Address Range:</strong> 1 to 9999</li>
<li><strong>Reset Value:</strong> CV8 to 8</li>
</ul>
<p>Follow the link for a full list of CV values for the Omni decoder range.</p>
<p><a href="http://www.gaugemaster.com/instructions/prodigy/Omni%20Decoder%20work.pdf" target="_blank">Omni Decoder CV Values.</a></p>
Gaugemaster Omni Direct Plug Decoder 8 Pin DCC29
An excellent direct plug-in 8-pin decoder.
Length 15mm, Width 12mm, Depth 10mm
  • Number of Functions: 4
  • Number of Pins: 8
  • Current Rating: 1 amp / 1.5 amp peak
  • Address Range: 1 to 9999
  • Reset Value: CV8 to 8

Follow the link for a full list of CV values for the Omni decoder range.

Omni Decoder CV Values.

£21.95
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Available from shops: Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #45602)
Bachmann 6 Pin DCC Locomotive Decoder with Back EMF featuring RailCom 36-568
Bachmann 6 Pin DCC Locomotive Decoder with Back EMF featuring RailCom 36-568
£28.95
Available from shops: Bristol: 9, Cardiff: 4, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 3, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #100274)
Hornby Sapphire DCC Digital Locomotive Decoder R8245<br>A high specification decoder with a wide range of configuration options the sapphire has a 21-pin socket connection and is supplied with a wire harness to an 8-pin plug. Decoder measures 23 x 16.5 x 6.5mm.<p></p>Supports 1 Amp continuous current with 1.5 Amp stall. low speed "gear" for shunting operations. Size: 23mm x 16.5mm x 6.5mm. Set amounts of "water" and "fuel" can be stored in the Sapphire providing real time fuel consumption. Burn rates can be selected.
Hornby Sapphire DCC Digital Locomotive Decoder R8245
A high specification decoder with a wide range of configuration options the sapphire has a 21-pin socket connection and is supplied with a wire harness to an 8-pin plug. Decoder measures 23 x 16.5 x 6.5mm.

Supports 1 Amp continuous current with 1.5 Amp stall. low speed "gear" for shunting operations. Size: 23mm x 16.5mm x 6.5mm. Set amounts of "water" and "fuel" can be stored in the Sapphire providing real time fuel consumption. Burn rates can be selected.
£41.99
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Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Cardiff: 3, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #63643)
<strong>DCC Concepts Zen 218 4 Function Decoder with Stay Alive</strong><br /><br />The Dcc Concepts Zen 218 decoder is a versatile decoder which  provides both 21 and 8 pin connections and includes a separate stay alive unit. Due to its size will fit in most OO/HO scale locomotives.
DCC Concepts Zen 218 4 Function Decoder with Stay Alive

The Dcc Concepts Zen 218 decoder is a versatile decoder which  provides both 21 and 8 pin connections and includes a separate stay alive unit. Due to its size will fit in most OO/HO scale locomotives.
£22.95
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(Product Ref #103032)
<p><strong>DCC Concepts Zen N68 2 Function Decoder with Stay Alive</strong><br /><br />Like the larger Zen decoders the N68 features very smooth motor drive characteristics which allow for slow speed running even inside N scale locomotives along with a separate stay alive unit.<br /> A 6 pin to 8 pin connection lead is supplied making this decoder ideal for small OO locos with limited decoder space.</p>

DCC Concepts Zen N68 2 Function Decoder with Stay Alive

Like the larger Zen decoders the N68 features very smooth motor drive characteristics which allow for slow speed running even inside N scale locomotives along with a separate stay alive unit.
A 6 pin to 8 pin connection lead is supplied making this decoder ideal for small OO locos with limited decoder space.

£22.95
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(Product Ref #103033)
Bachmann 4 Function 8 Pin DCC Locomotive Decoder 36-555<BR>8-pin connection 4-function DCC locomotive decoder rated at 1 amp.
Bachmann 4 Function 8 Pin DCC Locomotive Decoder 36-555
8-pin connection 4-function DCC locomotive decoder rated at 1 amp.
£20.90
Available from shops: Bristol: 1
(Product Ref #44836)
<strong>DCC Concepts Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoder with Stayalive DCD-ZBHP4<br /></strong> <br />This is the Buddha decoder. As the name suggests these decoders are for larger scale modelllers with a power rating of 3 amps ideal for the high power consumption of many O or G gauge locomotives and they are made to last. <br />3 amp continuous motor drive capable of handling short-term peaks of 5 amps with overload, thermal and short circuit protection and four 250mA function outputs. This Buddha will never hesitate either, it has built-in brown-out protection for the microprocessor and can be connected to ANY form of power protection, a DCCconcepts 'Stay-Alive' is included in the pack.<br />Big power needs bigger wire so the Buddha screw connectors, neatly arranged with all functions at one end and all power connections at the other. Connections are clearly labelled with standrad DCC wiring colour dots.<br />
<h5>Decoder Specifications:</h5>
<ul>
<li><strong>Number of Connections:</strong>12 Screw Connectors</li>
<li><strong>Current Rating:</strong>3 Amp with Short Term 5 Amp Peak</li>
<li><strong>Number of Functions:</strong>4 x 250mA</li>
<li><strong>Dimensions:</strong>40 x 25 x 10mm</li>
<li><strong>Added Protection:</strong> It has overload and thermal as well as short circuit protection. Virtually un-killable.</li>
</ul>
DCC Concepts Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoder with Stayalive DCD-ZBHP4
 
This is the Buddha decoder. As the name suggests these decoders are for larger scale modelllers with a power rating of 3 amps ideal for the high power consumption of many O or G gauge locomotives and they are made to last. 
3 amp continuous motor drive capable of handling short-term peaks of 5 amps with overload, thermal and short circuit protection and four 250mA function outputs. This Buddha will never hesitate either, it has built-in brown-out protection for the microprocessor and can be connected to ANY form of power protection, a DCCconcepts 'Stay-Alive' is included in the pack.
Big power needs bigger wire so the Buddha screw connectors, neatly arranged with all functions at one end and all power connections at the other. Connections are clearly labelled with standrad DCC wiring colour dots.
Decoder Specifications:
  • Number of Connections:12 Screw Connectors
  • Current Rating:3 Amp with Short Term 5 Amp Peak
  • Number of Functions:4 x 250mA
  • Dimensions:40 x 25 x 10mm
  • Added Protection: It has overload and thermal as well as short circuit protection. Virtually un-killable.
£49.95
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(Product Ref #96485)
Bachmann Next18 Locomotive DCC Decoder 36-567 <br />Miniature NMRA Next18 connection 4 function DCC decoder produced for Bachmann by Zimo of Austria.<br />Decoder delivers 0.7A motor current, wiht a total current peak capability of 1.5 amps. Features 4 function outputs with 4 logic level outputs. RailCom supported.<br />Measures 15 x 9.5 x 2.8mm
Bachmann Next18 Locomotive DCC Decoder 36-567
Miniature NMRA Next18 connection 4 function DCC decoder produced for Bachmann by Zimo of Austria.
Decoder delivers 0.7A motor current, wiht a total current peak capability of 1.5 amps. Features 4 function outputs with 4 logic level outputs. RailCom supported.
Measures 15 x 9.5 x 2.8mm
£21.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Cardiff: 4, Gloucester: 2, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #52879)
DCC Concepts Pack of 3 Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoder with Alive DCD-ZBHP 4-3<br />Pack of 3 DCC Concepts Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoders with Stayalive DCD-ZBHP4-3
DCC Concepts Pack of 3 Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoder with Alive DCD-ZBHP 4-3
Pack of 3 DCC Concepts Zen Buddha 4 Function 3 Amp Decoders with Stayalive DCD-ZBHP4-3
£129.95
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(Product Ref #96134)
Bachmann 6-Pin Right-Angle DCC Locomotive Decoder 2 Functions 36-556RA<br>Bachmanns 36-556RA decoder is a Soundtraxx product fitted with a 6-pin plug-in connector mounted at right angles to the decoder board and projecting at one end. This allows the chassis designers a much wider choice of mounting locations, for example the decoder can&nbsp;be fitted&nbsp;vertically&nbsp;inside the cab of a steam locomotive.<br><br>Based on the&nbsp;high quality and highly capable&nbsp;Soundtraxx MC1 decoder&nbsp;a wide range of user configurable CVs allow the decoder to be tuned and matched to most model railway locomotive motors. A continuous rating of 1 amp is available, making the decoder suitable for N, OO/HO and even small O gauge locomotives. Two function outputs are available with a 100mA maximum load on each.<br><br>Supports&nbsp;14, 28 and 128 speed steps with back EMF regulation and 15.6kHz PWM speed control, short and long (extended) addressing, advanced consist addressing (for double-heading and&nbsp;multiple units) , adjustable acceleration/deceleration rates. The decoder has 15 pre-set speed curves, allowing fine control speed ranges to be adjusted and supports user-defined speed curves with 28 reference points.
Bachmann 6-Pin Right-Angle DCC Locomotive Decoder 2 Functions 36-556RA
Bachmanns 36-556RA decoder is a Soundtraxx product fitted with a 6-pin plug-in connector mounted at right angles to the decoder board and projecting at one end. This allows the chassis designers a much wider choice of mounting locations, for example the decoder can be fitted vertically inside the cab of a steam locomotive.

Based on the high quality and highly capable Soundtraxx MC1 decoder a wide range of user configurable CVs allow the decoder to be tuned and matched to most model railway locomotive motors. A continuous rating of 1 amp is available, making the decoder suitable for N, OO/HO and even small O gauge locomotives. Two function outputs are available with a 100mA maximum load on each.

Supports 14, 28 and 128 speed steps with back EMF regulation and 15.6kHz PWM speed control, short and long (extended) addressing, advanced consist addressing (for double-heading and multiple units) , adjustable acceleration/deceleration rates. The decoder has 15 pre-set speed curves, allowing fine control speed ranges to be adjusted and supports user-defined speed curves with 28 reference points.
£17.95
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Available from shops: Cardiff: 1, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #77473)
Bachmann 21-Pin DCC Decoder with Back EMF and 4 Function Outputs 36-557<br>Bachmann 36-557 provides a basic technology decoder with the 21-pin socket type connection, ready to fit onto the 21 pin connectors. These are becoming more widely used, especially in OO diesel locomotives from Bachmann and Dapol. The decoder has one blank hole (the missing 22nd pin), ensuring correct orientation every time. Usually the decoder will fit flat just above the main control board, no wires to be tucked away during as the body is refitted!<br>This decoder provides a 1 amp power output with configurable high-frequency pulse-width modulation back-EMF motor control for smooth running and configurable speed curves. Shunting speed fucntionality allows the&nbsp;maximum speed to be halved for accurate speed control during slow running and shunting. Four function controls are available with a maximum 350mA combined output.<br>Decoder measures 25mm long, 15.5mm wide with socket at one end.
Bachmann 21-Pin DCC Decoder with Back EMF and 4 Function Outputs 36-557
Bachmann 36-557 provides a basic technology decoder with the 21-pin socket type connection, ready to fit onto the 21 pin connectors. These are becoming more widely used, especially in OO diesel locomotives from Bachmann and Dapol. The decoder has one blank hole (the missing 22nd pin), ensuring correct orientation every time. Usually the decoder will fit flat just above the main control board, no wires to be tucked away during as the body is refitted!
This decoder provides a 1 amp power output with configurable high-frequency pulse-width modulation back-EMF motor control for smooth running and configurable speed curves. Shunting speed fucntionality allows the maximum speed to be halved for accurate speed control during slow running and shunting. Four function controls are available with a maximum 350mA combined output.
Decoder measures 25mm long, 15.5mm wide with socket at one end.
£21.95
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(Product Ref #92870)
Bachmann DCC Decoder Adapter 8-Pin Decoder Socket with 21-Pin Decoder Plug 36-559<br>This adaptor plate is an alternative to fitting 21-pin decoders, allowing the 8-pin connector of a standard decoder harness to be adapted to fit the 21-pin connection used on many recent OO diesel locomotive models.<br>Useful if you have 8-pin decoders 'in stock', or a favoured type of decoder which is not available in a 21-pin version.
Bachmann DCC Decoder Adapter 8-Pin Decoder Socket with 21-Pin Decoder Plug 36-559
This adaptor plate is an alternative to fitting 21-pin decoders, allowing the 8-pin connector of a standard decoder harness to be adapted to fit the 21-pin connection used on many recent OO diesel locomotive models.
Useful if you have 8-pin decoders 'in stock', or a favoured type of decoder which is not available in a 21-pin version.
£3.95
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(Product Ref #63611)
Lenz Silver Next18 Seven Function Decoder 10318<br>Lenz&nbsp;10318-01 Silver Next18<br>The Lenz Digital Plus Silver&nbsp; locomotive decoder is suitable for all DC Locos with Next18 interface.<br>At the moment Next 18 is found in Bachmann Liliput and Tillig products.
Lenz Silver Next18 Seven Function Decoder 10318
Lenz 10318-01 Silver Next18
The Lenz Digital Plus Silver  locomotive decoder is suitable for all DC Locos with Next18 interface.
At the moment Next 18 is found in Bachmann Liliput and Tillig products.
£35.95
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(Product Ref #45322)
Gaugemaster 6 Pin N Gauge Plug-In Locomotive DCC Decoder DCC23<br />Most suited to N Gauge locomotives. Key features of this standard decoder include smooth operation, 14/28 speed steps, plug and play, transponder id-equipped, all mode programming, decoder reset CV, motor isolation protection, advanced consisting, 2 and 4 digit addressing and DCC compatability. <br />This decoder is rated at 1 amp (2 amp peak) with 2 functions at 0.5 amps and measures 10.6 x 8.7 x 2.86mm.
Gaugemaster 6 Pin N Gauge Plug-In Locomotive DCC Decoder DCC23
Most suited to N Gauge locomotives. Key features of this standard decoder include smooth operation, 14/28 speed steps, plug and play, transponder id-equipped, all mode programming, decoder reset CV, motor isolation protection, advanced consisting, 2 and 4 digit addressing and DCC compatability.
This decoder is rated at 1 amp (2 amp peak) with 2 functions at 0.5 amps and measures 10.6 x 8.7 x 2.86mm.
£26.95
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 1
(Product Ref #73285)
Lenz Standard Locomotive Decoder 3 Function 10231<br>The&nbsp;Lenz Standard decoder provides a&nbsp;decoder with all the basic functionality&nbsp;and&nbsp;refinement expected from a Lenz product.<br>Based on the&nbsp;Lenz Silver decoder design and&nbsp;featuring&nbsp;3 function outputs the sandard decoder&nbsp;provides smooth, silent back-emf motor control with 1amp continuous rating, with 1.8amps peak capacity and abe to withstand 5amp stall current. The function outputs are rated at 100mA each, enough for a small bulb and plenty for LED lighting systems.<br><br>Size 25mm x 15.4mm x 3.3mm thick.<br>The standrad decoder supports RailCom, advanced consisting and has a range of function effects. It does lack the more advanced features of the&nbsp;Silver and Gold series decoders, but is a good choice as a quality&nbsp;base level decoder.
Lenz Standard Locomotive Decoder 3 Function 10231
The Lenz Standard decoder provides a decoder with all the basic functionality and refinement expected from a Lenz product.
Based on the Lenz Silver decoder design and featuring 3 function outputs the sandard decoder provides smooth, silent back-emf motor control with 1amp continuous rating, with 1.8amps peak capacity and abe to withstand 5amp stall current. The function outputs are rated at 100mA each, enough for a small bulb and plenty for LED lighting systems.

Size 25mm x 15.4mm x 3.3mm thick.
The standrad decoder supports RailCom, advanced consisting and has a range of function effects. It does lack the more advanced features of the Silver and Gold series decoders, but is a good choice as a quality base level decoder.
£20.75
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(Product Ref #67524)
<b><font color="#808080">SILVER SERIES</font></b><br>Lenz Silver Direct HO Loco Decoder 2 Function 10330<br>A direct plug in version of the 8-pin Silver decoder, the DCC plug is actually incorporated into the decoder circuit board. This decoder mounts directly on the locomotive DCC&nbsp;socket, provided sufficient space is available directly over the socket for the decoder. The decoder should be able to be accomodated&nbsp;in many diesel locomotive bodyshells and in&nbsp;steam locomotives with decoder sockets in the tender.<p></p>
<p>Motor output 1A, 1.8A peak, 5A stall.&nbsp;Size : Length 18mm x Width 14mm x Height 3.5mm. Mounting plug is set centrally across the decoder, requires approx 10mm clearance each side of the socket centreline.</p>
SILVER SERIES
Lenz Silver Direct HO Loco Decoder 2 Function 10330
A direct plug in version of the 8-pin Silver decoder, the DCC plug is actually incorporated into the decoder circuit board. This decoder mounts directly on the locomotive DCC socket, provided sufficient space is available directly over the socket for the decoder. The decoder should be able to be accomodated in many diesel locomotive bodyshells and in steam locomotives with decoder sockets in the tender.

Motor output 1A, 1.8A peak, 5A stall. Size : Length 18mm x Width 14mm x Height 3.5mm. Mounting plug is set centrally across the decoder, requires approx 10mm clearance each side of the socket centreline.

£31.95
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(Product Ref #65497)
<B><FONT color=#808080>SILVER SERIES</FONT></B><BR>Lenz Silver HO Loco Decoder 4 Function (8 Pin) 10331<BR>Motor output 1amp continuous, 1.8amp max. Size: L 23mm x W 16.5mm x H3.5mm
SILVER SERIES
Lenz Silver HO Loco Decoder 4 Function (8 Pin) 10331
Motor output 1amp continuous, 1.8amp max. Size: L 23mm x W 16.5mm x H3.5mm
£27.30
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(Product Ref #54048)
Lenz Silver Mini 0.5/0.8A 2 function Decoder NEM 651 10311<BR>The miniature version of the Lenz Silver series decoder. Rated at 0.5amps continuous, with a 0.8amp peak current capacity two 100mA function outputs are available. Supplied with NEM 651 6-pin connection as used in many new N gauge models.<BR>Decoder measures 11mm x 9mm x 3mm (approx)
Lenz Silver Mini 0.5/0.8A 2 function Decoder NEM 651 10311
The miniature version of the Lenz Silver series decoder. Rated at 0.5amps continuous, with a 0.8amp peak current capacity two 100mA function outputs are available. Supplied with NEM 651 6-pin connection as used in many new N gauge models.
Decoder measures 11mm x 9mm x 3mm (approx)
£35.95
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(Product Ref #70960)
<span style="font-family: 'times new roman'; color: red; font-size: 12pt; mso-bidi-language: ar-sa; mso-bidi-font-size: 24.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'times new roman'; mso-ansi-language: en-gb; mso-fareast-language: en-us"><b><b><font color="#ffff00">GOLD SERIES </font></b></b></span><br>Lenz Gold Mini 0.5/0.8A Loco Decoder 2 Function with 6 wires 10410<br>Fitted with 6 wires.<br>The Digital plus Gold Mini locomotive decoder is suitable for all DC locomotives with current draw of 0.5 amp or less.<br>Motor output 0.5amp continuous, 0.8amp max, 2amp stall. Size: L 11mm x W 9mm x H2.8mm<br>
GOLD SERIES
Lenz Gold Mini 0.5/0.8A Loco Decoder 2 Function with 6 wires 10410
Fitted with 6 wires.
The Digital plus Gold Mini locomotive decoder is suitable for all DC locomotives with current draw of 0.5 amp or less.
Motor output 0.5amp continuous, 0.8amp max, 2amp stall. Size: L 11mm x W 9mm x H2.8mm
£42.95
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(Product Ref #51784)
<span style="font-family: 'times new roman'; color: red; font-size: 12pt; mso-bidi-language: ar-sa; mso-bidi-font-size: 24.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'times new roman'; mso-ansi-language: en-gb; mso-fareast-language: en-us"><b><b><font color="#ffff00">GOLD SERIES </font></b></b></span><br>Lenz Gold Maxi 3/5A Loco Decoder 9 Function 10440<br>The Digital plus Gold Maxi locomotive decoder is designed for use with large O, 1 and G gauge locomotives. The decoder will deliver 3amps continuous current with a 5amp peak capacity.Â&nbsp;In addition there are 9 function controls available, ideal for wiring full light control on G gauge diesel locomotive models, with capacity to spare for controlling smoke generators and cooling fans.<br>Decoder measures 70mm x 29mm x 12mm (2¾in x 1.15in x ½in)
GOLD SERIES
Lenz Gold Maxi 3/5A Loco Decoder 9 Function 10440
The Digital plus Gold Maxi locomotive decoder is designed for use with large O, 1 and G gauge locomotives. The decoder will deliver 3amps continuous current with a 5amp peak capacity. In addition there are 9 function controls available, ideal for wiring full light control on G gauge diesel locomotive models, with capacity to spare for controlling smoke generators and cooling fans.
Decoder measures 70mm x 29mm x 12mm (2¾in x 1.15in x ½in)
£72.95
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(Product Ref #51786)
Train Control Systems T1 DCC Decoder with Lead T1<br>A budget priced two function decoder with 9-pin plug and wiring harness for locomotives not fitted with DCC sockets.<br>Even this low price&nbsp;decoder still incorporates TCS's slow speed dither control and quiet drive functionality.<br>1.3A continuous 2A peak motor output. Two 100mA function outputs. Connection - wire<br>Measures 26 x 16 x 4mm
Train Control Systems T1 DCC Decoder with Lead T1
A budget priced two function decoder with 9-pin plug and wiring harness for locomotives not fitted with DCC sockets.
Even this low price decoder still incorporates TCS's slow speed dither control and quiet drive functionality.
1.3A continuous 2A peak motor output. Two 100mA function outputs. Connection - wire
Measures 26 x 16 x 4mm
£24.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Gloucester: 1
(Product Ref #51673)
Train Control Systems DP2X Plug-In Two Function Locomotive Decoder DP2X<br>The easiest decoder fitting yet! This direct plug-in decoder with an integral 8-pin plug, no wire harness, no soldering.<br>This is the standard version of the DP2X decoder, with the integrated 8-pin plug fitted crosswise.<br>Ideal for locomotives with limited decoder space, this decoder is only a little larger than the standard blanking plugs!<br>Output rating 1.3-amp, 2.0-amp peak motor drive<br>Two 100mA function outputs<br>Length 22mm, Width 18mm, Height 4.5mm. Integrated 8-pin plug fitted crosswise.
Train Control Systems DP2X Plug-In Two Function Locomotive Decoder DP2X
The easiest decoder fitting yet! This direct plug-in decoder with an integral 8-pin plug, no wire harness, no soldering.
This is the standard version of the DP2X decoder, with the integrated 8-pin plug fitted crosswise.
Ideal for locomotives with limited decoder space, this decoder is only a little larger than the standard blanking plugs!
Output rating 1.3-amp, 2.0-amp peak motor drive
Two 100mA function outputs
Length 22mm, Width 18mm, Height 4.5mm. Integrated 8-pin plug fitted crosswise.
£29.95
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(Product Ref #73767)
Train Control Systems DP2X-UK Plug-In Two Function Locomotive Decoder DP2X-UK<BR>The easiest decoder fitting yet! This direct plug-in decoder with an integral 8-pin plug, no wire harness, no soldering.<BR>This is the 'UK' version of the DP2X decoder, with the integrated 8-pin plug fitted lengthwise.<BR>Ideal for locomotives with limited decoder space, this decoder is only a little larger than the standard blanking plugs!<BR>Output rating 1.3-amp, 2.0-amp peak motor drive<BR>Two 100mA function outputs<BR>Length 22mm, Width 18mm, Height 4.5mm. Integrated 8-pin plug fitted lengthwise.
Train Control Systems DP2X-UK Plug-In Two Function Locomotive Decoder DP2X-UK
The easiest decoder fitting yet! This direct plug-in decoder with an integral 8-pin plug, no wire harness, no soldering.
This is the 'UK' version of the DP2X decoder, with the integrated 8-pin plug fitted lengthwise.
Ideal for locomotives with limited decoder space, this decoder is only a little larger than the standard blanking plugs!
Output rating 1.3-amp, 2.0-amp peak motor drive
Two 100mA function outputs
Length 22mm, Width 18mm, Height 4.5mm. Integrated 8-pin plug fitted lengthwise.
£29.95
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(Product Ref #73768)
Train Control Systems OO/HO 8 Function 21 Pin Locomotive Decoder EU821<br>This full featured BEMF, 8-function decoder is designed specifically to meet the needs of HO-Scale modelers who are converting their HO-Scale locomotives equipped with a MTC 21-pin inline socket to DCC. We have included our next generation BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance, quiet drive for super quiet engine performance, and auto adjusting motor control for hassle free set-up.<span class="regularOrange"><br>NOTE:</span> The EU821 is compatible with the MTC 21-Pin and NMRA 21-Pin Standards.<span class="regularOrange"><b><br>Dimensions:</b></span><b> .797” x .614” x .198”  or  20.24mm x 15.58mm x 5mm</b>
Train Control Systems OO/HO 8 Function 21 Pin Locomotive Decoder EU821
This full featured BEMF, 8-function decoder is designed specifically to meet the needs of HO-Scale modelers who are converting their HO-Scale locomotives equipped with a MTC 21-pin inline socket to DCC. We have included our next generation BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance, quiet drive for super quiet engine performance, and auto adjusting motor control for hassle free set-up.
NOTE:
The EU821 is compatible with the MTC 21-Pin and NMRA 21-Pin Standards.
Dimensions:
.797” x .614” x .198” or 20.24mm x 15.58mm x 5mm
£37.95
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #57021)
Train Control Systems DP5 Board Mounted Decoder DP5<br>A very simple to install decoder, you plug the actual decoder board into the 8-pin DCC decoder socket!<br>This board provides 5 function outputs through direct socket connections and solder pads. Ideal for locomotives with extra accessories or custom wiring to allow head and tail lights to be separately controlled.<br>Rated at&nbsp;1.3amps continuous with 2 amps peak for motor drive there are five function outputs available. Two functions can provide&nbsp;250ma, the remaining three outputs are 100ma. some connections needing to be made using solder pads on the decoder board.<br>Board measures 0.845in/21.5mm length, 0.680in/17.3mm width and 0.165in/6mm height.
Train Control Systems DP5 Board Mounted Decoder DP5
A very simple to install decoder, you plug the actual decoder board into the 8-pin DCC decoder socket!
This board provides 5 function outputs through direct socket connections and solder pads. Ideal for locomotives with extra accessories or custom wiring to allow head and tail lights to be separately controlled.
Rated at 1.3amps continuous with 2 amps peak for motor drive there are five function outputs available. Two functions can provide 250ma, the remaining three outputs are 100ma. some connections needing to be made using solder pads on the decoder board.
Board measures 0.845in/21.5mm length, 0.680in/17.3mm width and 0.165in/6mm height.
£34.50
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(Product Ref #56281)
Train Control Systems 6 Pin 2 Function Decoder EUN651<br>This full featured 2 function BEMF decoder is designed for N-Scale locomotives equipped with a six pin inline socket. Included is our auto-adjusting BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance and hassle free set up. Also includes Quiet Drive for super quiet engine performance. Dimensions: 0.345" x 0.545" x 0.115" or 8.76mm 13.84mm 2.92mm
Train Control Systems 6 Pin 2 Function Decoder EUN651
This full featured 2 function BEMF decoder is designed for N-Scale locomotives equipped with a six pin inline socket. Included is our auto-adjusting BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance and hassle free set up. Also includes Quiet Drive for super quiet engine performance. Dimensions: 0.345" x 0.545" x 0.115" or 8.76mm 13.84mm 2.92mm
£33.95
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #88324)
Train Control Systems 21-pin 6 Function BEMF Decoder EU621<br>This full featured BEMF, 6-function decoder is designed for HO-Scale locomotives equipped with a 21-pin connector, as fitted&nbsp;on many new OO diesel locomotive models. The availaibility of 6 function controls provides control&nbsp;over the extra lighting functions fitted to recent models,&nbsp;from switchable tail lamps to cab interior lighting.<br>Suggested decoder for Murphy Models class 201 locomotives which use 5 function controls.<br>Included is&nbsp;TCS auto-adjusting BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance and hassle free set up. Also includes Quiet Drive for super quiet engine performance.<br>Motor output : 1Amp continuous, 2Amps peak<br>Function outputs :&nbsp;6 functions at 100mA.<br>Dimensions:&nbsp; .797” x .614” x .185”&nbsp; or&nbsp; 20.24mm x 15.58mm x 4.73mm
Train Control Systems 21-pin 6 Function BEMF Decoder EU621
This full featured BEMF, 6-function decoder is designed for HO-Scale locomotives equipped with a 21-pin connector, as fitted on many new OO diesel locomotive models. The availaibility of 6 function controls provides control over the extra lighting functions fitted to recent models, from switchable tail lamps to cab interior lighting.
Suggested decoder for Murphy Models class 201 locomotives which use 5 function controls.
Included is TCS auto-adjusting BEMF for outstanding slow speed performance and hassle free set up. Also includes Quiet Drive for super quiet engine performance.
Motor output : 1Amp continuous, 2Amps peak
Function outputs : 6 functions at 100mA.
Dimensions:  .797” x .614” x .185”  or  20.24mm x 15.58mm x 4.73mm
£33.95
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(Product Ref #51678)
Train Control Systems MC6 Micro Decoder "X Series" MC6<br>1A continuous 2A peak motor output. Six 100mA function outputs. Board measures 18mmx10mmx4mm height<br>Designed to fit N gauge locomotives this decoder suppliesÂ&nbsp;enough power for an average OO/HO locomotive and still featuresÂ&nbsp;six function outputs! IdealÂ&nbsp;forÂ&nbsp;small diesel locomotives with lighting circuits, this decoder willÂ&nbsp;fit restricted spaces without losing anyÂ&nbsp;weight. Fitted withÂ&nbsp;a miniature 7-pin harness connector and wiring harness.
Train Control Systems MC6 Micro Decoder "X Series" MC6
1A continuous 2A peak motor output. Six 100mA function outputs. Board measures 18mmx10mmx4mm height
Designed to fit N gauge locomotives this decoder supplies enough power for an average OO/HO locomotive and still features six function outputs! Ideal for small diesel locomotives with lighting circuits, this decoder will fit restricted spaces without losing any weight. Fitted with a miniature 7-pin harness connector and wiring harness.
£25.85
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(Product Ref #51672)
Train Control Systems W5X Decoder "X Series" W5X<br />1.3A continuous 2A peak motor output. Five 100mA function outputs. Board measures 25mmx17mmx4mm height<br />A thin hard wired five function decoder for locomtives not fitted with DCC sockets
Train Control Systems W5X Decoder "X Series" W5X
1.3A continuous 2A peak motor output. Five 100mA function outputs. Board measures 25mmx17mmx4mm height
A thin hard wired five function decoder for locomtives not fitted with DCC sockets
£23.95
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(Product Ref #51677)
Train Control Systems 1.5 Volt Regulator Board VR1.5-H<br>A 1.5-volt volttage regulator add-on forÂ&nbsp;use with many TCSÂ&nbsp;DCC decoders to permit existing 1.5-voltÂ&nbsp;lighting circuits to be retained. Max input voltage 13v. Output 1.5v, 120ma.
Train Control Systems 1.5 Volt Regulator Board VR1.5-H
A 1.5-volt volttage regulator add-on for use with many TCS DCC decoders to permit existing 1.5-volt lighting circuits to be retained. Max input voltage 13v. Output 1.5v, 120ma.
£8.50
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(Product Ref #58544)
Train Control Systems Long Harness for MC Series Decoder 7" MC-LH<br>A 7-inch long harness with plugs to connect a MC series decoder with a standard NMRA 8-pin socket. This allows you to select the a length of wiring harness best suited to eachÂ&nbsp;model.
Train Control Systems Long Harness for MC Series Decoder 7" MC-LH
A 7-inch long harness with plugs to connect a MC series decoder with a standard NMRA 8-pin socket. This allows you to select the a length of wiring harness best suited to each model.
£4.99
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(Product Ref #56301)
Bachmann Wiring Harness with Socket for 8-Pin DCC Decoder 36-564<br>Ideal for fitting decoder sockets to older locomotives not equiped with a socket without the risk of accidentally blowing the decoder during soldering.<br>This wiring harness has fittings to connect an 8-pin&nbsp;decoder.
Bachmann Wiring Harness with Socket for 8-Pin DCC Decoder 36-564
Ideal for fitting decoder sockets to older locomotives not equiped with a socket without the risk of accidentally blowing the decoder during soldering.
This wiring harness has fittings to connect an 8-pin decoder.
£6.95
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(Product Ref #78062)
Bachmann Wiring Harness with NEM651 Socket for 6-Pin DCC Decoder Pack of 3 36-562<br>Ideal for fitting decoders to older locomotives not equiped with sockets without the risk of accidental damage to the decoder during soldering.<br>This wiring harness has fittings to connect a NEM651 6-pin decoder, commonly used with N gauge models. Many of these decoders have a power rating easily able to drive OO model locomotives and ths small size makes these decoders a good choice for small engines.
Bachmann Wiring Harness with NEM651 Socket for 6-Pin DCC Decoder Pack of 3 36-562
Ideal for fitting decoders to older locomotives not equiped with sockets without the risk of accidental damage to the decoder during soldering.
This wiring harness has fittings to connect a NEM651 6-pin decoder, commonly used with N gauge models. Many of these decoders have a power rating easily able to drive OO model locomotives and ths small size makes these decoders a good choice for small engines.
£9.95
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(Product Ref #78060)
Bachmann DCC Decoder Adapter 6-Pin Decoder Socket with 8-Pin Decoder Plug Pack of 3 36-563<br>A useful adapter from Bachmann, providing the option to fit a 6-pin decoder to a model with an 8-pin socket.<br>This can be useful on models with restricted space for the decoder, as on many steam locomotives, providing�the option of fitting a small footprint 6-pin decoder, designed to fit inside the body of an N gauge model.
Bachmann DCC Decoder Adapter 6-Pin Decoder Socket with 8-Pin Decoder Plug Pack of 3 36-563
A useful adapter from Bachmann, providing the option to fit a 6-pin decoder to a model with an 8-pin socket.
This can be useful on models with restricted space for the decoder, as on many steam locomotives, providing�the option of fitting a small footprint 6-pin decoder, designed to fit inside the body of an N gauge model.
£13.95
Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
(Product Ref #78061)
E-Z Command 8-Pin Decoder Blanking Plate 36-057<br>Pack of 10 8-pin DCC decoder socket blanking plates for setting locomotives to DC operation.
E-Z Command 8-Pin Decoder Blanking Plate 36-057
Pack of 10 8-pin DCC decoder socket blanking plates for setting locomotives to DC operation.
£10.95
Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #69606)
E-Z Command 21-Pin Decoder Blanking Plate 36-058<br />Pack of 10 21-pin DCC decoder mounting blanking plates for setting locomotives to DC only operation.
E-Z Command 21-Pin Decoder Blanking Plate 36-058
Pack of 10 21-pin DCC decoder mounting blanking plates for setting locomotives to DC only operation.
£10.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Cardiff: 1, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 2, Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #69607)
The ZN8D Zen Nano-Direct decoder is smaller than many DCC blanking plugs! It is by far the worlds smallest direct plug 8-pin decoder.<br />ZN8D has 4x100mA light functions and it is wired ready for connection of the Stay-Alive™ provided in the pack.<br />Decoder measures 15x7x5mm and has a 750mA continuous  / 1A peak motor drive.
The ZN8D Zen Nano-Direct decoder is smaller than many DCC blanking plugs! It is by far the worlds smallest direct plug 8-pin decoder.
ZN8D has 4x100mA light functions and it is wired ready for connection of the Stay-Alive™ provided in the pack.
Decoder measures 15x7x5mm and has a 750mA continuous  / 1A peak motor drive.
£21.95
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(Product Ref #88604)
The Dapol Imperium decoder is a small size 21 pin 6 function MTC decoder with 1amp rating, 2amp peak and 100mA function output.<br />Decoder measures 15mm across the connector, 17mm length. 10 years warranty against failure in normal use.
The Dapol Imperium decoder is a small size 21 pin 6 function MTC decoder with 1amp rating, 2amp peak and 100mA function output.
Decoder measures 15mm across the connector, 17mm length. 10 years warranty against failure in normal use.
£22.95
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Available from shops: Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #82011)
The ZN8H is remarkably small! DCC Concepts started off with the world’s smallest, then shrunk it even more!<br /> Fitting the same footprint as Nano Direct this Nano has a wire harness and is even thinner! A super-small go-anywhere wired decoder with 2 x 100mA light functions and wired ready for the Stay-Alive provided.<br /> ZN8H is only 15x7x2.7mm and has a 750mA / 1 amp motor drive.
The ZN8H is remarkably small! DCC Concepts started off with the world’s smallest, then shrunk it even more!
Fitting the same footprint as Nano Direct this Nano has a wire harness and is even thinner! A super-small go-anywhere wired decoder with 2 x 100mA light functions and wired ready for the Stay-Alive provided.
ZN8H is only 15x7x2.7mm and has a 750mA / 1 amp motor drive.
£21.95
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(Product Ref #87616)
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