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Tcs 1425 M1-Kac 2 Function Decoder


  • Description

  • The M1 is a small form factor hard-wire decoder for HO and N scale installations. This decoder is designed for installations where space is limited. The M1-KAC is equipped with a 2-pin mini connector (Blue and Black w/ White Stripe wires) for use with a TCS Keep Alive with connector ("KA-C"). In order to use Keep Alive with this decoder, simply connect the plug from the Keep Alive to the plug on the decoder.

    Also see the KAM4, which is a M-series decoder with on-board Keep Alive. The M1-KAC can be used in situations where the Keep Alive device must be mounted elsewhere, and needs to be disconnected occasionally.

    • Back EMF Load Compensation:

    Provides superior slow speed control and high performance under load.

    • Quiet Drive:

    Super-quiet motor control for "buzz" free motor performance.

    • DC Mode:

    Decoder will automatically detect DC power. You can also configure how your lighting effects function on DC.

    • RailCom:

    This feature allows the decoder to talk to the command station. RailCom supports expansion for new features.

    • Variable Momentum:

    Allows you to make custom acceleration and deceleration curves.

    • Incandescent Bulb Support:

    This decoder can be used with 12 Volt bulbs.

    • Function Remapping:

    Buttons 0 through 12 may be used to control the lighting functions of this decoder.

    • Programmable Lighting Effects:

    Choose from 20 separate user-programmable lighting effects!

    • Dimmable Brightness:

    Configure multiple different brightness levels for your LED's or incandescent bulbs.

    • Decoder Lock:

    Feature which prevents accidental/unwanted programming while activated.

    • Airwire Compatible:

    Fully compatible with Airwire operation.

    • User-Loadable Speed Tables:

    Configure custom speed curves and set speed limits.

    Interface Type


    Dimensions (L x W x H): 0.587" x 0.365" x 0.135" or 14.91mm x 9.27mm x 3.43mm

    Scale: HO Scale N Scale

    Continuous/Peak: 1.0/2.0 Amp

    Total Functions: 2

    Function Rating: 100 mA

    12V Outputs