N Scale ESU LokSound 5 Micro Next18 Adapter for Kato F2, F3, F7, FP7, F40PH, P42

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  1. drbnc

    drbnc TrainBoard Member

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    Loksound micro v5 next18 connector.
     
  2. ns737

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    yes but what number is best?
     
  3. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    58828 is the Next18 only part number (LokSound 5 Micro DCC). Doesn’t have any daughter board. 58818 is the multi protocol decoder
     
  4. ns737

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    they show this board is for the 58820,58821,58823 and 58828
     
  5. drbnc

    drbnc TrainBoard Member

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    58828 is the one I use.
     
  6. ns737

    ns737 TrainBoard Supporter

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    thank you
     
  7. urodoji

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    I have done some Kato F2s, E8/9s, and now a pair of PAs. The EZ-FIT diameters are .076 for the lower headlight, and .108 for the upper headlight.
     
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  8. ns737

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    has any one used a cap for keep alive?
     
  9. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Yep, I’ve put poly-Ta caps into P42, F40PH and F3s with these. Attached to the U+/GND pads just forward of the speaker pads.
     
  10. ns737

    ns737 TrainBoard Supporter

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    thank you for replying what uf and volt and how many caps
     
  11. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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  12. ns737

    ns737 TrainBoard Supporter

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    thank you very much. I will get some.
     
  13. Bourkinafasso

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    Hi,

    Any second run for this board planned?

    Thanks and happy new year

    Envoyé de mon SM-G970F en utilisant Tapatalk
     
  14. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    There are plenty available on eBay (updated versions-minor changes), as well as at a number of on line suppliers. TrainBoard advertiser Streamlined Backshop has them in stock.
     
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  16. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    That is a good rule of thumb for Tantalum capacitors. There is more “room” for Poly-Ta caps, but I would still want to stay at no greater than 75%.
     
  17. BigJake

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    That's a good rule of thumb for any capacitor.
     
  18. drgwspup

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    The link at the top of this thread to ebay is broken. Can you repost?
     
  19. RBrodzinsky

    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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  20. drgwspup

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    Thanks! Boards ordered and looking forward to my first sound locomotives: Set of Rio Grande F3's to pull the Cal Zephyr.
     

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