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ESU 59629 LokPilot 5 DCC Non Sound Decoder - 21 Pin

The LokPilot 5 DCC is a “purebred” DCC decoder.


The LokPilot 5 DCC decoder has a DCC & DC “Dual Mode” Operation, 2 or 4 Digit DCC Addressing, 14-28-128 Speed Steps, Locomotive Consisting and up to 32 Functions. It supports all DCC programming modes including POM (Programming on the Main) and also supports RailComPlus® that allows the decoders to register themselves automatically on suitable command stations. It also allows updating the internal firmware, making it future-proof. This means, the internal software on the decoder’s memory can be replaced by new versions supplied by ESU when new features, improvements, or bug fixes are released.


The LokPilot 5 DCC decoder recognises the Märklin® braking sections as well as ZIMO® HLU / ZACK commands or the Lenz® ABC system. Braking with DCC brake modules or with DC voltage is also possible. It also stops with a Selectrix® brake diode. An ABC automatic shuttle train enables automatic commuting between two stations.


We know that you want your locomotives to be as realistic as possible. Therefore, we have the LokPilot 5 DCC packed with function outputs. Depending on the interface version, each LokPilot offers 5 DCC Decoder at least 10 amplified function outputs with 250mA output current each. With the PluX22 or 21MTC interface, there are 4 outputs to control servos or Logic level outputs added. All-important lighting functions are available. The brightness of each output can be set separately. The decoder masters automatic pushing and pulling when uncoupling for ROCO®, Krois® and Telex® couplings.


The engine control of the LokPilot 5 DCC has been fundamentally improved again. A variably adjustable PWM clock frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz ensures super quiet operation, especially with bell-armature motors. The typical “hum” is a thing of the past. The load control now has up to10 CVs, which can be adjusted for difficult cases. The unique “Autotune” function enables the automatic calibration of the decoder to the motor. The LokPilot 5 DCC decoder delivers up to 1.5A of motor current. Enough juice even for older motors.


A Stay Alive/PowerPack can be fitted to the LokPilot 5 DCC decoder.


Of course, the motor output and the function outputs are against overload protected. We want you to enjoy your decoder for as long as possible.



ESU LokPilot 5 DCC Non Sound Decoder

  • 21 Pin MTC Socket for Direct Plug-In for DCC Ready Installs
  • DCC Operation: Yes
  • Motorola, M4, Selectrix operation: No
  • DC Analogue operation: Yes
  • AC Analogue operation: No
  • Dimensions: 21.4 mm × 15.5 mm × 4.5 mm
  • Motor max continuous current: 1.5A
  • 10 amplified function outputs
  • 2 logic level outputs
  • Amplified functions max total current: 250mA
  • Lighting effects: Yes
  • Number of servo outputs: 2
  • Stay alive capacitor/ESU power pack connection: Yes
  • Support for automatic uncoupling
  • Railcom: Yes

ESU 59629 LokPilot 5 DCC Non Sound Decoder - 21 Pin

SKU: ESU 59629
$69.95 Regular Price
$59.95Sale Price
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