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 Miniature Locomotive Backshop heartily recommends Zimo decoders as the worlds finest running decoders.

To make your locomotives to run the best that they could, then Zimo decoders are the best way to do it. Generations of technology ahead of all other decoders

HO size Zimo Decoders
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MX62 Micro-Decoder: second generation 0.8 amp, tiny N/Z scale back emf , near noiseless 32khz operation, 2 full zfx functions, 2 full solder-on zfx expansion functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed.

MX62
$44.00
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MX62R Micro-Decoder: same features as MX62 with 8 pin NMRA plug

MX62R
$47.00
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MX620 Micro-Decoder: third generation 0.8 amp, tiny N/Z scale back emf , near noiseless 32khz operation, 2 full zfx functions, 2 full solder-on zfx expansion functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed, flash internet firmware upgrade.

MX620
$49.00
in stock

MX620R Micro-Decoder: same features as MX62 with 8 pin NMRA plug

MX620R
$52.00
in stock

Amp Module add on module to add sound to MX620

Amp Module
tba
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MX63 Decoder second generation 1.0 / 2.0(stall) amp back emf , new smaller HO/N size, noiseless 32khz operation, 4 wired functions expandable to 8 with using M4000Z, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation - deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed, SUSI, Bi-Directional upgradeable, flash internet firmware upgrade

MX63
$46.00
in stock

MX63R Decoder features same as MX63 with the addition of NMRA 8 pin plug

MX63R
$51.00
in stock

MX64 Decoder 1.3 / 2.0(stall) amp back emf , new thin single sided HO, noiseless 32khz operation, 4 wired functions expandable to 8 with useing M4000Z, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed, flash internet firmware upgrade

MX64
$37.00
in stock

MX64R Decoder same as above with NMRA 8 pin plug

MX64R
$40.00
in stock

MX64H Decoder 1.8 / 2.5(stall) amp back emf , new double sided HO, noiseless 32khz operation, 4 wired functions easy expanded to 8 with direct solder connections, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed, flash internet firmware upgrade

MX64H
$54.00
in stock

MX64HR Decoder same as above with NMRA 8 pin plug.

MX64HR
$57.00
in stock

MX64V1 Decoder 1.8 / 2.5(stall) amp back emf , new double sided HO, noiseless 32khz operation, 4 wired functions easy expanded to 8 with direct solder connections, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed. Special extra funstion common output of 1.2 volts for light bulbs (1.2-1.5 volt bulbs), flash internet firmware upgrade

MX64V1
$67.00
in stock

MX64V5 Decoder 1.8 / 2.5(stall) amp back emf , new double sided HO, noiseless 32khz operation, 4 wired functions easy expanded to 8 with direct solder connections, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed. Special extra function common output of 5volts (for LGB 5.5 volt bulbs), flash internet firmware upgrade

MX64V5
$67.00
in stock

M4000Z Amplifier Module for Logic Level Decoder Output extra high output decoder function for all zimo decoders. 500ma output

M4000Z
$19.00
in stock

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Large Scale Zimo Decoders
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MX69L Large Scale Decoder 2.0 amp back emf, noiseless 40khz operation, 4 ZFX( lighting effects) functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, LGB pulse chain, USP, ABC, Flash internet upgrade

MX69L
$115.00
in stock

MX69S Large Scale Decoder 3.0 amp back emf, noiseless 40khz operation, 8 ZFX( lighting effects) functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, LGB pulse chain, USP, ABC, servo mode, Flash internet upgrade

MX69S
$130.00
in stock

MX69V Large Scale Decoder 5.0 amp back emf, noiseless 40khz operation, 14 ZFX( lighting effects) functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, LGB pulse chain, USP, ABC, servo mode, low voltage lighting, Flash internet upgrade

MX69V
$155.00
in stock

Backshop Special Cable: color coded cable for Zimo 16 pin output and connector

B66C
$8.00
in stock

LBG-Zimo MX69 Cable: interface cable from MX69 to some LGB sound systems

MXLGBC
$19.00
in stock

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Zimo Sound Decoders
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MX640 Sound and Power Decoder 1.2 / 2.0(stall) amp back emf , noiseless 40khz operation, size: 6 wired functions, easy expanded to 11 with MX400Z or using LEDs, full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, USP, ABC, Flash internet upgrade, User installable sound, 1 watt audio

MX640
$125.00
tos

MX642 Sound and Power Decoder 1.2 / 2.0(stall) amp back emf , noiseless 40khz operation, size: 30 x 15 x4.5 mm, a little smaller than MX640 , 8 wired functions easy expanded to 10 with MX4000 or using LEDs , full ZFX lighting features, function mapping to NMRA 12 functions, adaptive accelation-deccelation, advanced, optional Zimo ack bit and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, USP, ABC, Flash internet upgrade, User installable sound, 3 watt audio

MX642
$152.00
TBA

MX690S Large Scale Sound Decoder 3.0 amp back emf, noiseless 40khz operation, 8 ZFX( lighting effects) functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, LGB pulse chain, USP, ABC, servo mode, Flash internet upgtrade, User installable sound

MX690S
$195.00
in stock

MX690V Large Scale Sound Decoder 5.0 amp back emf, noiseless 40khz operation, 14 ZFX( lighting effects) functions, advanced, optional Zimo ack and signal controlled speed. SUSI, Bi-directional communication, LGB pulse chain, USP, ABC, servo mode, Flash internet upgtrade, User installable sound

MX690V
$245.00
in stock

MXEHPX Enhancement Board for MX690 10 watt audio amp , screw terminals

MXEHPX
$85.00
in stock

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Zimo Function & Accessory Decoders
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MX68 Function Decoder: 8 functions 100 millamps each functions only with ACK ID feedback decoder

MX68
$41.00
in stock

MX68L Function Decoder: 4 functions 100 millamps each functions only with ACK ID feedback decoder

MX68L
$33.00
in stock

MX81/N Accessory Decoder for both twin-coil and slow-mo switch machines, or proto-signal with ACK feedback, works one turnout or two prototypically dimming signals, NMRA DCC compatitable

MX81/N
$26.00
clearance

MX82E Accessory Decoder for twin-coil, slow-mo, and EPL switch machines, or proto-signal with ACK feedback, works one turnout or two signals or two servo motors, NMRA DCC compatitable, BEMF, flash upgradeable

MX82E
$38.00
tos

MX82D Accessory Decoder for twin-coil, slow-mo, and EPL switch machines, or proto-signal with ACK feedback, works one turnout or two signals or two servo motors, NMRA DCC compatitable, BEMF, flash upgradeable , Sealed for weather

MX82D
$43.00
tos

MX82V Accessory Decoder for twin-coil, slow-mo, and EPL switch machines, or proto-signal with ACK feedback, works two turnouts or four signals or four servo motors, NMRA DCC compatitable, BEMF, flash upgradeable

MX82V
$52.00
in stock

M4000Z Amplifier Module for Logic Level Decoder Output extra high output decoder function for all zimo decoders. 500ma output

M4000Z
$19.00
in stock

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Zimo Decoder Programmer
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MXDECUP Decoder Update interface For flash software upgrade of Zimo decoders, for use with serial computer connection

MXDECUP
$135.00
in stock

MXDECUPU Decoder Update interface For flash software upgrade of Zimo decoders, for use with USB computer connection

MXDECUPU
$170.00
special order

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Zimo Starter Sets
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MX1EC (economy) Starter Set MX1EC Command Station 8 amp internal power booster, increased RAM and shuttle train operation, internal ARI broad, + MX31 Cab + Cab cable + 1 MX64 decoder, manuals, flash internet software upgrades for MX1

StartEC
$1000.00
special order

MX1EC StartECFU (economy with radio) Radio Starter Set MX1EC Command Station 8 amp internal power booster, increased RAM and shuttle train operation, internal ARI broad + MX31FU Cab +MXFU radio base + Kab cable + 1MX64 decoder, manuals, flash internet software upgrades for MX1,

StartEC Radio
$1500.00
special order

MX1-2000 Starter Set MX1/N-2000 Command Station (8 amp internal power booster, increased RAM and shuttle train operation, internal ARI broad, 3 amp programming track ) + MX31 Cab + Kab cable + 1 MX63, 1 MX64 decoders, manuals, flash internet software upgrades for MX1

StartK-2000
$1500.00
special order

MX1-2000/EF Starter Radio Set MX1/N-2000 Command Station (8 amp internal power booster, increased RAM and shuttle train operation, internal ARI broad, 3 amp programming track ) + MX31FU Cab + MXFU radio base + Kab cable + 1 MX63 1 MX64 decoder and 16 pin cable, manuals, flash internet software upgrades for MX1

Start-2000 Radio
$2000.00
special order

MX1-HS Starter Set All the same features and choices as other model 2000 starter sets, but MX1HS-model 2000 is a dual 8 amp booster

StartHS
$1900.00
special order

MX1-HS/EF Starter Radio Set All the same features and choices as other model 2000 radio starter sets, but MX1HS-model 2000 is a dual 8 amp booster

StartHS Radio
$2400.00
special order

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Used Zimo Starter Sets
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MX1EC (economy) Starter Set MX1EC Command Station 8 amp internal power booster, + MX2 Cab + Cab cable, No decoder , original manuals, flash internet software upgrades , TESTED WORKS LIKE NEW

Used StartEC
$600.00

offer?

on consignment

MX1 -1998 Starter Set; MX1/-1998 Command Station (8 amp internal power booster, 1 amp programming track ) + MX-2 Cab + Kab cable + no decoders, original manuals, latest software eproms, TESTED WORKS LIKE NEW

Used Start-1998
$350.00

offer?

on consignment

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Zimo Cabs & Radio
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MX2 Tethered Cab: Standard full function cab, current e-prom software upgrades,

MX2
$150.00
clearance

MX21 Tethered Cab: Standard full function cab, flash software upgrade current, graphic display

MX21
$225.00
clearance

MX31 Tethered Cab: Standard full function cab, flash software upgrades, graphic display, scroll wheel, operator modes, 2 train operation, multi language, unlimited function and icon assignment, bi-directional integrated, auto- dimming / brighten of screen

MX31
$450.00
in stock

MX31FU Radio Cab: Standard full function cab, flash software upgrades, graphic display, scroll wheel, operator modes, 2 train operation, multi language, unlimited function and icon assignment, bi-directional integrated, auto- dimming / brighten of screen , Radio

MX31FU
$590.00
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MX32 Tethered Cab: Standard full function cab, flash software upgrades, larger improved multi-color graphic display, scroll wheel, operator modes, 2 train operation, multi language, unlimited function and icon assignment, bi-directional integrated, auto- dimming / brighten of screen

MX32

$560.00

TBA

MXFU Radio Base Module: full duplex communication with Can Bus

MXFU
$425.00
special order

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Zimo Modules
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MX7 Reverse Loop Module the finest reversing loop module available, more expensive than most but the only Reverse Loop Module permits ACK feedback communication and automatic train stop within the reverse loop with the use of the MX9 or MXHLU. NMRA DCC compatable

MX7
$195.00
in stock

MX7-3 Triple Reverse Loop Module the same as the MX7 with 3 time the circuits for special reverse loop problems or use as 3 MX-7. NMRA DCC compatable

MX7-3
$310.00
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MX8S Accessory Module, for 16 twin-coil turnouts or 32 signal lights, configuable in groups, control and feedback via CAN-Bus, requires its own power supply (so as to not steal power from the DCC rails) Works only within a ZIMO system

MX8S
$470.00
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MX8M Accessory Module, for 16 slo motion machine turnouts, or twin-coil, or 32 signal lights, configuable in groups, control and feedback via CAN-Bus, requires own power supply (so as to not steal power from the DCC rails) Works only within a ZIMO system

MX8M
$575.00
special order

MX9V Track Section Control/Feedback Module: This is one of the jewels of the Zimo system. As delivered the module has 16 individual circuit breakers for 16 track sections, 16 block occupancy detectors, 16 automatic stop and 5 step slowing track sections (Zimo's Signal Controlled Speed Influence). The module can be expanded for ACK, and CTC Dispatcher broad displays. Does not alter DCC track voltage or add DC voltage, Works by special DCC command signals that work only within confined blocks. Works only within the Zimo system and ACK feedback only with Zimo decoders (non Zimo decoder will show up as only occupancy).

MX9/V
$625.00
special order

MXHLU Basic Speed Influence Module: works 3 track sections in 5 step slowing and/or automatic stopping block, Does not alter DCC track voltage or add DC voltage. Works by special DCC command signals that work only within confined blocks. Works only within the Zimo system and with Zimo decoders REQUIRES OLDER MX1N or MX1multiprotocal

MXHLU
$150.00
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MXDS Turntable Module pnp with some Roco turntables,but is easily adapted any other turntable

MXDS
$400.00
in stock

MX9AZN: ACK plug in broad for MX9, locomotive number id of Zimo decoders, each MX9AZN broad handles 2 track sections of the MX9 (the MX9 has room for up to 8 AZN broads)

MX9AZN
$45.00
in stock

6POLWID Terminator Special terminator end cap for CAN-BUS over 50 feet in length

6POLWID
$12.00
in stock

6POLTRIP Triplex connector: CAN -BUS cable spilter

6POLTRIP
$12.00
in stock

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STP Zimo's Software
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STP4/fw Software 4.1 (full working version with manual and printer port hardware key) Runs the Layout and lets you run a train. Requires an IBM type computer (486 or better, recommend Pentiem), an open printer port for hardware access key, connects with RS232 Cable or directly to the CAN-BUS with optional high speed CAN-BUS card (computor add on card with Philips processor ) (CAN- BUS add on card not included but is available separately from Backshop), While a lot of other software programs will partly operate the Zimo system, this is the only software program that will use all the special Zimo features (Locomotive Id, Signal Controlled Speed Limit Blocks, direct control of MX9, MX8, STP Dispatcher Panels, Multi-computer Networking) and Zimo's high speed CAN-Bus.

STP4/fw
$300.00
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Zimo EPROMS
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Zimo EPROMS for MX-1 (pre model 2000), MX1ir, MX2, MX2ir, MX8, MX9. latest software, (traded in old Eprom for a rebate of $5.00)

EPROM + MX?
$15.00
in stock

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Zimo Can Bus
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Backshop's CAN- BUS Cords: Backshop will make-up any length 6 wire cord with RJ12 connectors for either CAB BUS or Handheld CAB. Cost is $0.40 per foot plus $0.25 per each RJ12 end. Black

B-RJ12/XF
See description
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Backshop's 14 foot RJ12 Spiral Cord: Handheld CAB Spiral cord with RJ12 connectors 7 foot. Black

B-RJ12/14S
$11.50
in stock

UPT Layout Facsia RJ12 Panel Connector: Manufactured by NCE, equally suited for use on Zimo CAN BUS. Has 2 rear RJ12 connectors for CAN BUS, and 2 front RJ12 connector for Cabs

UPT
$19.00
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