WOW101-KA-Steam

Decoder
SKU: 1517
$129.95 Buy Now
Description

The WOW101 is a universal sound decoder for locomotives with DCC-ready 9-pin plugs, or which cannot accommodate a motherboard or WOWKit. This decoder may be hard-wired or plugged directly into any locomotive with a 9-pin JST plug. The WOW101 is compatible with any T-Series harness, and also includes an auxiliary harness for attaching your speaker, CAM, Keep Alive®, and for the additional lighting functions (F3 and F4). The WOW101-KA-Steam decoder includes a KA3 Keep Alive® included on the auxiliary harness.

For a complete list of available sounds, check out the "Sounds List" under the "Documents" tab.

  • CD-Quality Sound:
  • TCS' world-renowned CD-quality sound. 16 Bits of resolution at 44.1kHz sample rate.

  • Keep-Alive®:
  • Included on-board for smooth, stutter-free operation.

  • Back EMF Load Compensation:
  • Provides superior slow speed control and high performance under load.

  • Quiet Drive:
  • Super-quiet motor control for "buzz" free motor performance.

  • DC Mode:
  • Decoder will automatically detect DC power. You can also configure how your lighting effects function on DC.

  • Variable Momentum:
  • Allows you to make custom acceleration and deceleration curves.

  • Incandescent Bulb Support:
  • This decoder can be used with 12 Volt bulbs.

  • Function Remapping:
  • Buttons 0 through 12 may be used to control the lighting functions of this decoder.

  • Programmable Lighting Effects:
  • Choose from 20 separate user-programmable lighting effects!

  • Dimmable Brightness:
  • Configure multiple different brightness levels for your LED's or incandescent bulbs.

  • Decoder Lock:
  • Feature which prevents accidental/unwanted programming while activated.

    Dimensions (L x W x H): 1.35” x .66” x 0.22” or 34.29mm x 16.72mm x 5.59mm
    Scale: HO Scale
    Continuous/Peak: 1.3/2.0 Amp
    Total Functions: 6
    Function Rating: 100 mA
    12V Outputs
    6

    Speaker Selection

    • This decoder is optimized for 8 Ω speakers (not included).
    • This decoder uses and audio amplifier capable of supplying up to 2 Watts of power. A 1 Watt minimum power rating is recommended for use with this decoder. If you are using a speaker with less than 1 Watt power rating, you must reduce your volume to prevent speaker failure or amplifier stress.
    • Speaker enclosures greatly increase speaker performance in most cases.

    Decoder Literature

    WOW101-KA-Steam.pdf

    Programming Tools

    Steam 4-CV Programmer Version 4

    Comprehensive Guides


    Sounds List


    WOWSound Upgrade

    Older versions of WOWSound can be upgraded to the current version. To register for an upgrade, click Here.

    Video Tutorials

    Important! First time users should view our WOWSound section of instructional videos for a full range of information on using this decoder. Visit tcsdcc.com/videos for helpful tutorials!

    Wiring Diagram

    One Year Goof Proof Warranty

    All decoders are covered by a one year goof proof warranty. Please return in a small box.
    You MUST register the failed decoder on our website at tcsdcc.com/warranty
    Follow the instructions on the website before returning any decoders to TCS.