LokSound Select AUX6

LokSound Select AUX6

$109.99 $87.99


Product Information
Specification

HOW TO ORDER LOKSOUND SELECT DECODERS:

Sound Set ID
Please enter the desired Sound Set ID in the text field located in the upper right hand corner of the product page above the pricing information and next to the product picture.
Enter "NONE" in the text field If you would like to upload your own sound project. Click here for a listing of available sound projects for the LokSound select series of decoders.

For Example; You would like to order a Select AUX6/8 PIN with the Alco 244 Prime Mover sound set you would type 73401 into the text field.

Need sound sets from factory installed OEM locomotives? Click here. Often our OEM partners have specific function mapping and sounds for thier highly detailed locomotives. To make it easier for our customers to find these specific files we have posted them to our Website on thier own page.

LokSound Select - Make It Sound!

We are proud to present to you the brand-new LokSound Select decoder. The LokSound Select decoder was designed with all our past experience, while considering many suggestions of ESU users.

The LokSound Select is a versatile DCC & DC “Dual Mode” decoder integrating a full-featured, 8 channel sound system, six lighting outputs and a 1.1A motor controller. While the LokSound Select only measures 1.18” x 0.59” (30mm x 15mm), due to its unique thermal design, it does (like all genuine LokSound decoders) not need any heat sinks.

We ship the LokSound Select with an 8 pin NMRA connector and a 21MTC connector to make it a “plug & play” decoder. It also contains on board capacitance for smooth operation. For LokSound Select, we offer a comprehensive range of new high-power speakers, rated 4 Ohms.

Operational modes

The LokSound Select can be used on conventional “analog” layouts and controlled with a DC power pack, but to benefit from all its features, we highly recommend DCC operation.

The LokSound Select follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices. It can be used with 14, 28 or 128 speed steps, supports two digit (7 bit addresses) as well as “4-digit” addressing. Up to 29 function keys are supported. The LokSound Select can change between DC and DCC operation at any time “on the fly”.

Of course, the LokSound Select supports all DCC-programming modes including Programming on the Main Track (“POM”). Because of its unique low-power design, the LokSound Select can be programmed on the programming track of all popular DCC systems. No programming track boosters or other circuitry will be needed.

By the use of our LokSound Programmer, programming can be even more comfortable by using your computer to adjust the many CVs and settings.

Sound

The LokSound Select comes with a 32 MBit memory chip. The sounds stored therein are our own recordings which were made by using the latest recording equipment and have been digitally re-mastered for the best audio possible. The sounds are transferred to a class “D” audio amplifier via eight polyphonic sound channels. LokSound Select decoders offer the following unique features:

  • Multiple whistle and horns: Each LokSound Select offers many whistle & horns. By just changing one CV, you can select your favorite one. This allows an easier adjustment to your model.
  • Playable whistle: The LokSound Select supports a very fast responding whistle function. By just pressing your throttle‘s button, you can really blow the whistle like the real engineer.
  • 8 channel sound: The LokSound Select can playback up to 8 sounds at the same time. This will result in the most realistic experience available today.
  • Synchronized brake squeal: The LokSound Select will synchronize the brake squeal sound with the real movement of the locomotive. No longer will stopped trains have the brake sound still on!
  • Manual notching: The diesel speed steps can be either manually controlled by function keys or automatically based on the speed.
  • Individual volume control: The volume of all sound effects can be adjusted individually.

Steam decoders can produce over 20 sound effects, including the bell, air pump, exhaust chuff, coupler, steam release, cylinder cocks, brake release, side rod clank, blower, injector, Fireman Fred and many more. Synchronizing the steam chuff rate by using two CVs only virtually eliminates the need for a cam, but can of course be connected.

Diesel decoders can produce over 20 sound effects, including the engine start-up and shutdown, prime mover sounds through all eight notches, bell, air horn, air compressor, dynamic brakes, fans, brake squeals, coupling and uncoupling, detector sounds, rail clank and many more.

Customize your sounds

Unlike other manufacturers, LokSound Select offers you two options to customize your engine. The most simple is by using one (!) CV. You can select the prime mover sound, the desired whistle or horn and the bell. Each LokSound Select offers various options on that.

However, if you are still unsatisfied with the result, you may at any time use the famous LokSound Programmer to download new sounds into the LokSound Select. We offer numerous “ready-made” sound packages for easy downloading.

Superior motor control

ESU offers load compensation (using B-EMF) since 1999. While other manufacturers seem only to focus on the sound options, the LokSound Select offers the 5th generation of motor control resulting in a smooth and precise locomotive operation. We at ESU believe that good motor control is mandatory for model trains: Even the best sound is worthless if the locomotive running is not smooth!

Regardless if you are using coreless or conventional DC motors, the LokSound Select’s unique auto-detection function can measure the characteristics and adjust the internal settings. There is no need to fiddle around with many CVs to adjust to the engine. Due to Dynamic Drive Control (DDC) you can limit the influence of the load control and operate really smoothly around the depot and over turnouts, while on the main, when going uphill the engine prototypically slows down.

Shining lighting effects

Each LokSound Select include 6 (!) outputs with 0.25A current for H0 Decoders (0.18A for the "Micro Decoders") that can be allocated individually to a light effect, which simulates the light patterns of many popular warning beacons. Besides D312 Rotary beacon, strobe and alternate flashing, there is a firebox flicker, smart flicker, Mars light, Gyralight, Ditch lights (two types), Oscillating Headlights, Stratolight and many more.

The Rule 17 dimmable headlight can be either controlled automatically or by function button. A LED brightness correction feature now also allows using LEDs for lighting effects. This is an important feature since LEDs do behave different than bulbs.

Safeguard

All function outputs and the motor connection are protected against overload and short-circuit. We want you to enjoy your LokSound decoder as long as possible.

Built-in future

LokSound Select decoders are firmware-updatable. This means, the internal decoder software can be replaced by new versions, if necessary. For this, you only need an ESU LokSound Programmer and a PC.

LokSound Select - Loudspeakers & Cables

Here you will find a list of all appropriate loudspeakers and accessories:

  Item no. Description
  50327 Two loudspeakers 16mm, oval, 8 ohms, 1~2W, with common sound chamber
  50328 Two loudspeakers 13 mm, 8 ohms, round, 1~2W, with sound chamber
  50334 loudspeaker 20mmx40mm, square, 4 ohms, with sound chamber
  50333 loudspeaker 28mm, round, 4 ohms, with sound chamber
  50332 loudspeaker 23mm, round, 4 ohms, with sound chamber
  50331 loudspeaker 20mm, round, 4 ohms, with sound chamber
  50330 loudspeaker 16mmx25mm, square, 4 ohms, with sound chamber
  50329 loudspeaker 18mmx10mm, oval, 8 ohms, without sound chamber
Product Code ESU73400
Manufacturer ESU LokSound
Condition New
Weight 0.125lb

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