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Item Number: MRC00001808
Manufacturer: MRC
Manufacturer Part No: 1808

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MRC is excited to release another breakthrough in N-Scale sound: the 1808 Diesel Sound Decoder for Katos SD80 and SD90/43MAC 

Taking miniaturization and MRCs industry leading technology to the limit, this DCC/DC sound decoder is 100% drop-in! The most simple, straight-forward, N-Scale installation imaginable. 

Remove the loco body, lift out the factory circuit board and replace with the MRC sound decoder /speaker combo, put the body back on. No wiring needed. 

The decoder is equipped with MRCs world renowned Brilliance sound, miniaturized to a single drop-in decoder with included speaker, thats virtually plug n play. MRCs true, live capture, full fidelity sound including diesel rumbles, actually recorded (railside) by MRCs Sound Engineers from real diesel locomotive prime movers. 

Just imagine all 28 NMRA available functions, and naturally, MRC makes available (33) horns, eight-bells, brakes, air releases, pop valves, cooling fans, coupling sounds, four types of synchronized diesel prime mover sounds, and more. Directional lighting is included too to give life to your Kato N-Scale locos. 



  • Four types of synchronized diesel prime mover sounds to choose from
  • 0.75 amp capacity 
  • 33 different types of horns and 8 types of bells
  • Programmable individual sound volumes 
  • Programmable either 2-digit or 4-digit addresses
  • Programmable start voltage and top voltage
  • Programmable acceleration and decelaration rates
  • Programmable 14, 28, 128 speed steps 
  • Supports full read back of CVs
  • Selectable factory default speed curve
  • Advanced speed table control CV67-CV94
  • Kick start voltage control CV65
  • 3 headlight effects: Directional / rule 17 /off-dim-bright cycle.
  • 28 accessory functions (F1-F28) 
  • Supports advanced consisting (CV19)
  • Supports programming on the main (OPS mode)
  • Compatible with NMRA DCC standards
  • Complies with Part 15 of FCC regulations
  • 10mm, 32 ohm speaker included 
  • PCB size: 82mm x 9.7mm x 6.2mm
  • Directly replaces Kato SD80 circuit board

    Resources to Download:
    1.)   0001808 manual 

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