The WOW501 is a universal, 5 Amp sound decoder for large-scale locomotives. The WOW501 includes Keep Alive® on-board for stutter-free operation. Function 5 and 6 may be programmed to control a smoke unit with a coil and fan. By programming CV58 with a value of 9, the smoke unit will react to the chuff timing.
SKU: 1600 WOWSound, 5-Amp, Steam Locomotive Decoder
Includes Light, Medium, Heavy Steam, and Reading & Northern #425 Locomotive Sounds!
True CD Quality Sound! No one else even comes close.
44,100 Samples Per Second at
16 bit resolution.
For naturally realistic chuff sounds.
Keep-Alive® included on board.
Dimensions: 3.00" x 1.45" or 76.2mm x 36.83mm
TCS' world-renowned CD-quality sound. 16 Bits of resolution at 44.1kHz sample rate.
Included on-board for smooth, stutter-free operation.
Provides superior slow speed control and high performance under load.
Super-quiet motor control for "buzz" free motor performance.
Decoder will automatically detect DC power. You can also configure how your lighting effects function on DC.
Allows you to make custom acceleration and deceleration curves.
This decoder can be used with 12 Volt bulbs.
Buttons 0 through 12 may be used to control the lighting functions of this decoder.
Choose from 20 separate user-programmable lighting effects!
Configure multiple different brightness levels for your LED's or incandescent bulbs.
Feature which prevents accidental/unwanted programming while activated.
Fully compatible with Airwire™ operation.
Use a positive voltage trigger to synchronize your chuff rate to your drivers' rotation.
TCS exclusive auditory feedback programming system. Program your decoder without the need to memorize CV's!
Configure custom speed curves and set speed limits.
Choose from multiple throttle modes to meet your operating needs.
A unique WOWSound feature which uses TCS’ exclusive auto-adjusting BEMF technology to automatically change the intensity of the chuff. Prototype Mode also offers dynamic sound volumes which accurately model the real-life equivalent. Also includes pre-programmed acceleration and deceleration values.