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Zimo MS580 (Next18 direct plug-in) Sound Decoder

Code: MS580

Zimo MS580 Sound Decoder Zimo MS580 Sound Decoder 25x11x4mm
0.8A continuous / 1.5A peak
Various stay-alive options
Next18 direct plug-in
1W audio at 8 ohm
4 Functions

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Variants / Sub-Products

MS580Next18 Direct plug-in with some on board stay-alive TantalumsNext18 Direct plug-in with some on board stay-alive Tantalums

MS580GNext18 Direct plug-in with 2 external GoldCaps for stay-aliveNext18 Direct plug-in with 2 external GoldCaps for stay-alive

Description

The MS580 sound decoder from Zimo is their primary Next18 sound decoder for the MS range, packed with all the features you have come to expect from Zimo, plus 4 AUX function outputs for lighting, smoke generators, auto-couplings etc.

The MS580 has a pair of 5V Tantalums on board (not 'G' version) and can have unlimited additional 5V Tantalums added directly for stay-alive. Alternatively you can use dedicated solder pads to connect up to 1000uF/16V directly, or go via a LifeLink or STACO for unlimited stay-alive.

A special 'G' version is also available without those Tantalums, but supplied with a pair of GoldCaps for external connection instead.

An additional +5V common is available for direct connection of LEDs (no need for resistors - dependent upon your LED type of course).

Technical Specification

  • 1W audio power
  • 8ohm speakers supported
  • 16-channel output
  • 11, 22 and 44 khz sounds supported
  • 0.8A continuous motor output / 1.5A peak for short periods
  • 4 AUX function outputs, max combined 0.6A
  • 2 logic level outputs e.g. servo control / SUSI
  • Energy storage support (5V Tantalums onboard - not 'G', unlimited additional 5V Tantalums direct connection) or more via LifeLink/STAC01. 'G' version supplied with 2 Goldcaps.
  • 128 MBit memory
  • Railcom
  • DCC, DC-Analog, MM, AC-Analog, Mfx

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