The first of these enhanced, 16-bit Preferred sound decoders is (0001930) an HO Drop-in that is designed to fit easily into the following popular Kato diesel locos: SD45, SD70, SD80, RS-2, C44-9W, GP35, GP38-2, F40PH and P42.
The decoder has all the correct, matching prime mover sounds for these locos. This allows modelers to select the specific prime mover sound for their individual Kato locomotive. This new MRC decoder feature more that 20 horns and 8 bells. it also includes separate ditch lights. This exclusive feature permits ditch lights to be turned on or off or alternately flash and are totally independent of the headlight. This sound decoder comes complete with speaker and baffle.
MRC's 16-bit decoders highlight aspects of enhanced technology. Among these features are, Back EMF that automatically adjusts or can be manually adjusted. And diesel decoders with are compressor sounds that can be in synch with the prime mover, as well as dynamics braking with appropriate loco sounds.