The NCE decoder tester model DTK is a neat low cost small decoder tester. For connections to a decoder there is an 8 pin NMRA and a 9 pin JST on the board. Red and green surface mount LEDs are used for indicators. The tester also comes with two cables for connecting decoders. One cable is has 9 pin JST connectors on both ends that plugs in the board with a second connector used to plug onto a decoder for testing. The second cable is also a 9 pin JST to connect to the tester and nine colored wires that can be wired to the connectors of your choice. The tester also has connections for two wires to the track and two for an optional test motor. A small lamp on the tester is used as a load along with two LEDs for motor direction indication. A load is needed in order for the command station to be able to read back decoder CV values. Four more LEDs are used the for forward, reverse lights and two other functions.
MSRP is $24.95.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 03 June, 2006.