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ESU 59029 LokPilot 5 Basic Non Sound Decoder - 21 Pin

Decoders Available: LokPilot 5 Basic DCC 21 Pin

Suitable for: Auscision, On Track Models, SDS, Southern Rail, Trainorama (2017+) or any 21 Pin DCC Ready loco.


While LokPilot 5 decoders can undoubtedly meet all imaginable requirements of even the most demanding experts, many model railway eras are looking for a robust, high-quality DCC decoder for your standard requirements, which should also be affordable.

The LokPilot 5 Basic was developed with the aim of offering a modern decoder with a reasonable range of functions at a reasonable price.

The LokPilot 5 Basic comes in two versions: In addition to a version with an 8-pin NEM interface, a version with 21MTC interface is also available. This makes the LokPilot 5 Basic particularly suitable for use in track HO locos.


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 Basic has 4 reinforced function outputs in each version. In the 21MTC interface, there are 8 logic-level outputs at the interface, two of which are also suitable for controlling servos. All important lighting functions are available. The brightness of each output can be set separately.


The motor control of the LokPilot 5 Basic delivers up to 0.9A continuous current. A variable PWM clock frequency from 10kHz to 50kHz ensures super-quiet operation, especially for bell anchor motors – The typical “hum” is a thing of the past. The load control can be adapted to difficult cases with up to 10 CVs. The unique “Autotune” function allows the decoder to be automatically measured against the motor.


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


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 59029 LokPilot 5 Basic Non Sound Decoder - 21 Pin

SKU: ESU59029
$58.95 Regular Price
$49.00Sale Price
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