Faulty decoder?

Discussion in 'DCC & Electronics' started by MickeyHoldem, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. MickeyHoldem

    MickeyHoldem New Member

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    I got a new Altas Dash 8-40BW for Christmas:D but it won't go!

    It's got a Lenz LEO63XF decoder... I put it on my track(digitrax empire builder)... dialed up address 03... got the lights to come on but it won't budge... am I missing something, or have I got a faulty decoder?
  2. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Don't the Atlas locos which come with decoders have a plug that has to be turned 180 degrees? I think they come set for DC operation. Pretty sure its located under the dynamic brake blister. Ought to say in the instructions.

    Gary
  3. theBear

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    Some hobby shops have also been known to setup the decoder with the road number as the address ... give it a try ... there also is a decoder reset procedure for that decoder. Down load and read the manual from the Atlas website.

    I own a couple of those pups and they work quite well.