GEN-MB1

Motherboard
SKU: 1616
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    Description

    The GEN-MB1 motherboard is designed to replace the original lighting board in Athearn's "Genesis" line of diesel locomotives.

    For a list of models with confirmed compatibility with this motherboard, check out our Installation Pages.

    Included on this motherboard is a KA4 Keep Alive® for smooth operation over troublesome tracks. Pair with a WOW121 for unparalleled sound and interruption-free performance.

    NOTE: This product does not function without a decoder. Pick up an EU821 or WOW121 decoder to use this product.

    NOTE: TCS motherboards feature on-board resistors for use with LED's. The GEN-MB1 motherboard also features an integrated regulated 1.5V power supply for use with factory Athearn "rice" bulbs. Please use the correct pads as labeled in the wiring diagram for your style of lights.

    When using 12V bulbs, use the "12V"pad(s) to power your bulbs, and use the function pads labeled "bulb" to control the function.
    When using 1.5V bulbs, use the "1.5V"pad(s) to power your bulbs, and use the function pads labeled "bulb" to control the function.
    When using LED's, connect the "12V"pad(s) to the Anode, and connect the function pads labeled "LED" to the Cathode.

    See the wiring diagram on the Documents tab for more information

    Dimensions: 2.85” x 0.66” x 0.55” or 72mm x 17mm x 13.9mm
    Scale: HO Scale
    Compatibility
    Motherboard Literature
    Download GEN-MB1.pdf (696.41 KB)
    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.