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TCS DCC (Digital Command Control) Products

Central Hobbies stocks the some of the line of TCS DCC Equipment. All products are available to order. Delivery is usually a week to ten days.


TCS Products in Stock
ConTCS Connectors
HODecTCS HO Decoders
KATCS Keep Alive
LEDTCS Leds
MBMother Boards
MiscTCS Misc Products
NDecTCS N Scale Decoders
SpeakersTCS Speakers
WireTCS Wire
WOWTCS WOW Sound Decoders
ZDecTCS Decoders



Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
Con TCS Connectors
1039 MH Harness 3 5/8" Wires. Nine Pin JST to NMRA eight Pin. Discontinued - replaced by 1367 MC-3.5" No Stock
1049 MC-MH Harness. MC Series 7-pin to NMRA Eight pin with 3 1/2" harness. Discontinued when sold out. $7.50 CDN
1050 MC-SH Harness. MC Series 7-Pin to NMRA Eight-Pin with 1 1/4" harness. Discontinued when sold out. $7.19 CDN
1254 CB 8 Pin NMRA plug premade and ready for wires to be soldered on No Stock
1255 CBU 8 pin NMRA plug kit - All the pieces you need to put together a 8 pin NMRA plug. $3.99 CDN
1262 6-pin micro-JST surface mount female connecter - used on the backside of the T4X- T6X for the VO-1.5 $1.25 CDN
1301 2-Pin Mini Connector (Black and White Wires) No Stock
1309 JST6 Inline Connector with colored wires. $12.15 CDN
1336 6 pin Mini Connector with Colored Wires $23.79 CDN
1337 6 Pin mini Connector with Black and white wires. $22.95 CDN
1352 T-1" Nine Pin JST to NEM21 Pin. $17.59 CDN
1353 T-3.5" Nine Pin JST to NEM21 Pin. $12.39 CDN
1354 T-5" Nine Pin JST to NEM21 Pin. $11.89 CDN
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1358
21-HW-5 pack. 21-HW is a circuit board with a NEM21 socket with solder pads to connect wires to the NEM21. $33.79 CDN
1360 T-1" Nine-Pin JST with 1" harness to NMRA Eight Pin with reversed wiring. (Wires go to left instead of right.) No Stock
1366 MC-1" HO Scale Harness $10.89 CDN
1367 MC-3.5" HO Scale Harness $9.99 CDN
1410 4-Pin Mini Connector with colored wires. $19.15 CDN
1411 6 in 2 x 3 Connector On order
1473 2 Pin Micro Connector No Stock
1475 4-Pin Micro Connector with Colored Wired No Stock
1476 6-Pin Micro Connector (Black and White Wires) $25.98 CDN
1477 6-Pin Micro Connector (Colored Wires) No Stock
1491 4-Pin Micro Connector with Black and White Wires $21.95 CDN
1492 4-Pin Mini Connector with Black and White Wires $19.15 CDN
1518 4-Point Junction Board 25pk - These 4-Point Junction Boards have 4 solder pads joined together by 4 circuit traces. $22.85 CDN
1660 JST Speaker Connector. 2 pin with wires. $9.95 CDN

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
HODec TCS HO Decoders
1021 T1 Full featured, 2 function, hardwire or harnessed decoder $40.89 CDN
1032 VR1.5 1.5Volt Regulator. $15.39 CDN
1340 M4T This decoder has been designed to meet the needs of single end PCC car modelers. $47.79 CDN
1344 EU621 - 21-pin inline socket: BEMF, 6-function decoder. On order
1416 This full featured 6 function BEMF decoder fits the following Atlas HO Scale engines: S1, S2, S3, and S4. On order
1432 DP2X-KA 2-Function Direct Plug DCC Decoder w/TCS Keep Alive Wires $46.19 CDN
1434 DP2X-UK-KA 2-Function Direct Plug DCC Decoder w/TCS Keep Alive Wires. Plug rotated 90 degrees. $54.95 CDN
1441 The T6X is a multi-purpose HO-scale decoder. This decoder may be hard-wired or plugged directly into any locomotive with a 9-pin JST plug. The T6-KAC is equipped with a 2-pin mini connector (Blue and Black w/ White Stripe wires) for use with a TCS Keep Alive™ with connector (KA-C).
1448 EU621X-KA 6-function decoder with a 21-pin connector. Keep Alive Wires. Compatible with WOWDiesel Motherboards On order
1449 EU621X-KAC 6-function decoder with a 21-pin connector. Compatible with WOWDiesel Motherboards. Has a harness terminating in a 2-Pin Quick Connector for use with A TCS Keep Alive. $52.99 CDN
1674 EU821- Decoder This decoder is designed specifically to meet the needs of European HO-Scale modelers. This decoder is compliant with the NEM660 standard found in locomotives equipped with the MTC 21-pin socket.

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
KA TCS Keep Alive
1455 KA1-C - Keep alive with connector for TCS Decoders that are Keep-Alive Ready $51.50 CDN
1456 KA2 - Keep alive $48.99 CDN
1457 KA2-C Keep-Alive includes a 2-Pin Quick Connector Harness to attach to a decoder. $49.99 CDN
2001 KA3-C- Keep Alive® With 2-Pin Quick Connector Harness for power. $42.19 CDN

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
LED TCS Leds
1267 LED Kit (Golden White) comprised of two Gold-White 3mm LED's, (3) wires and (2) 680 ohm resistors. $9.35 CDN
1273 10x Sunny White SMLED Surface mount type 0603 sunny white LED's. $30.99 CDN
1282 10 x Surface mount type 0603 golden white LED's. $26.75 CDN
1289 Sunny White LED Kit comprised of two Sunny-White 3mm LED's, (3) wires and (2) 680 ohm resistors. $9.39 CDN
1322 10 x Golden White Surface Mount LED's on small circuit board with wires attached. $71.19 CDN
1323 10 pack Sunny White surface mount LED's with 6" magnet wire leads attached. $70.15 CDN
1417 2 x Sunny White Surface Mount LED's on small circuit board with wires attached. No Stock
1418 2 x Golden White Surface Mount LED's on small circuit board with wires attached. No Stock
1472 10x Orange Surface Mount 0603 LED's in factory packaging. $26.25 CDN
1650 10x Sunny White 3mm LED's. No Stock

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
MB Mother Boards
1546 B-MB3 Adapter board for Bachmann Baldwin 2-8-2. Designed to receive a WOW121 or EU621 decoder and provides an onboard KA2 and a 21-pin connector for quick decoder installation. No Stock
1615 RTR-MB1 This motherboard is designed to replace the original lighting board in the Athearn Diesel Ready-To-Roll locomotives. Included on this motherboard is a KA2 Keep-Alive™. $64.99 CDN
1616 GEn-MB1 This motherboard is designed to replace the original lighting board in the Athearn Genesis locomotives. Included on this motherboard is a KA2 Keep-Alive. $67.49 CDN
1617 IB-MB1 For Intermountain and Bowser locomotives. Created to fit the Intermountain SD40-2 as well as the Bowser C-636, the IB-MB1 will fit a wide array of other locomotives. Included on this motherboard is a KA2 Keep-Alive™. No Stock
1618 IB-MB2 For Intermountain and Bowser locomotives. Created to fit the Intermountain S44 as well as the Bowser S12, the IB-MB2 will fit a wide array of other locomotives. Included on this motherboard is a KA2 Keep-Alive. No Stock
1622 AK-MB1- Motherboard This motherboard is designed to replace the original lighting board in Atlas and Kato diesel locomotives. Included on this motherboard is a KA2 Keep Alive® for smooth operation over troublesome tracks.

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
Misc TCS Misc Products
1256 1/4" wide x 36 yd. roll of Kapton tape. On order
1304 KT2 - 1/2" wide x 36 yd. roll of Kapton tape. No Stock
1559 Heat Shrink 3/32nds OD 3 feet No Stock
NEW
1580
W1 - Brass Wipers, six-pack, Single Contact $16.59 CDN
NEW
1581
W2 - Brass Wipers, six-pack, Double Contact $16.59 CDN

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
Ndec TCS N Scale Decoders
1002 FL2 Two Function, Function-Only decoder. $26.19 CDN
1011 M4 - Decoder The M4 is a small form factor hard-wire decoder for HO and N scale installations. On order
1013 MC2 Full featured, 2 function, hardwire or harnessed decoder No Stock
1017 MC4 Full featured, 4 function, hardwire or harnessed decoder $55.89 CDN
1030 MP-15N 4 function decoder for the Atlas MP-15 N-Scale locomotive. No Stock
1278 CN - A full featured 2 function decoder for a wide range of older split lighting board locomotives $64.75 CDN
1279 ASD4 A full featured 4 function decoder designed for the following Atlas N Scale engines: GP7, GP9, GP15, GP30, and GP35. $63.69 CDN
1286 CN-GP A full featured 3 function decoder for a wide range of older split lighting board locomotives. $67.50 CDN
1293 K1D4 A full featured 4 function decoder designed to fit: Kato N-Scale EMD SD40, EMD SD70MAC, EMD SD70/75M, GE C44-9W, GE AC4400W, "Gevo" ES44AC, and Athearn F45. $66.99 CDN
1294 K2D4 A full featured 4 function decoder designed to fit: Kato RS2, RSC2, SD80/90MAC, EMD 90/43MAC, Walthers RS2 and GP18. $53.49 CDN
1298 EUN651 A full featured 2 function decoder designed for N-Scale locomotives equipped with a six pin NEM651 inline socket. No Stock
1318 K1D4-NC Drop in decoder for Kato N-Scale GG1, EMD SD70ACe, EMD SD70M, EMD SD40-2 Mid Production. $67.09 CDN
1332 K0D8-A Drop-in decoders for Kato N Scale engines: ALCO PA1, PA2, P42, E8/9. $66.99 CDN
1333 K0D8-B Drop-in decoders for Kato N Scale engines: ALCO PA1, E9A, E9B, E8/9A, F3A, F3B, F7A, F7B, F40PH, P42 Genesis. $64.65 CDN
1424 M1-KA 2 function, hardwire decoder is small enough for N-Scale. With extra Blue wire and the Black w/ White Stripe wire for use with a TCS Keep Alive™. $65.89 CDN
1489 K5D7 The K5D7 is a drop-in decoder for the Kato N Scale F40PH. $63.65 CDN
1549 MT1500 decoder for MicroTrains Line SW1500 Diesel Switcher No Stock
1550 AZL4- Decoder This full-featured, 4 function, drop-in decoder is designed to fit in American Z Lines modern diesel chassis. Some of the AZL locomotive it fits in are: SD70, SD70M, SD75I, SD75M, GP9, GP38-2 and more.
1556 K6D4 BEM decoder for Kato N-Scale FEF Locomotive. $67.99 CDN
1673 K7D4 - Decoder The K7D4 is a N-scale drop-in decoder designed to fit the Kato N-Scale ACS-64 Locomotive. This decoder features two surface-mount LED's for the forward and reverse headlight, and support for two additional light
1994 K2D2 BEM decoder for Kato RS2, RSC2, SD80/90MAC, EMD 90/43MAC, Watlers RS2, GP18 and many others. No Stock
2015 K0D8-F- Decoder The K0D8-F is a N-scale drop-in decoder designed specifically for the Kato FP7A locomotive. $64.99 CDN

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
Speakers TCS Speakers
1553 35mm x 16mm Oval Speaker $16.59 CDN
1554 20mm (0.79") Round WOW Speaker $16.59 CDN
NEW
1555
28mm (1.1") Round WOW Speaker $16.99 CDN
1695 32mm Round Speaker $16.99 CDN
1696 30mm Round Speaker $16.99 CDN
NEW
1697
25mm x 14mm Mini Oval WOW Speaker No Stock
NEW
1698
13.6mm x 9.6mm Micro WOW Speaker $20.19 CDN
NEW
1699
16mm x 9mm Micro Wow Speaker $19.99 CDN
NEW
1714
Atlas RS speaker housing for the TCS 35mm x 16mm oval speaker (included). This speaker housing replaces the weight in the locomotive. No Stock

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
Wire TCS Wire
1079 30 Gauge Wire, Brown, 20' ---------- No Stock
1080 30 Gauge Wire, Red, 20' ---------- No Stock
1081 30 Gauge Wire, Orange, 20' ---------- No Stock
1082 30 Gauge Wire, Yellow, 20' ---------- No Stock
1083 30 Gauge Wire, Green, 20' ---------- No Stock
1084 30 Gauge Wire, Blue, 20' ---------- No Stock
1085 30 Gauge Wire, Violet, 20' ---------- No Stock
1086 30 Gauge Wire, Gray, 20' ---------- No Stock
1087 30 Gauge Wire, White, 20' ========== No Stock
1196 30 Gauge Wire, Brown, 10' ---------- No Stock
1197 30 Gauge Wire, Red, 10' ---------- No Stock
1198 30 Gauge Wire, Orange, 10' ---------- No Stock
1199 30 Gauge Wire, Yellow, 10' ---------- No Stock
1200 30 Gauge Wire, Green, 10' ---------- No Stock
1201 30 Gauge Wire, Blue, 10' ---------- No Stock
1202 30 Gauge Wire, Violet, 10' ---------- No Stock
1203 30 Gauge Wire, Gray, 10' ---------- No Stock
1204 30 Gauge Wire, White, 10' ========== No Stock
1205 30 Gauge Wire, Pink, 10' ---------- No Stock
1206 30 Gauge Wire, Black/White Stripe, 10' No Stock
1207 30 Gauge Wire, Green/Black, 10' No Stock
1208 30 Gauge Wire, Tan, 10' __________ No Stock
1216 30 Gauge Wire, Black, 10' ---------- No Stock
1221 Wire - 32awg - Orange 20 feet of 32 gauge wire. No Stock
1523 32awg - Black w/ White Stripe 10 feet $12.09 CDN
1524 32awg - Black w/ White Stripe 20 feet $22.95 CDN
30-100 30 gauge wire is available in 100' rolls in most colors. Special order. No Stock
36Wire 36 gauge wire is available in Black and white, 10' and 20' rolls for about $ 2.00 a foot. Special order. No Stock

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
WOW TCS WOW Sound Decoders
1511 WOW-Steam Hardwire with built in Keep-Alive $144.49 CDN
1512 WOW-Steam LED. Hardwire with built in Keep-Alive. Resistors for LED lights. $143.99 CDN
1513 WOW-Steam CAM. Hardwire with Cam Wire. $144.49 CDN
1516 WOW101-Steam-Decoder The WOW101 is a universal decoder for locomotives with DCC-ready 9-pin plugs, or locomotives 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. $145.00 CDN
1517 WOW101 Steam-KA with 9 pin JSt Connector $171.98 CDN
1530 WOW101 Diesel - EMD with 9 pin JST Connector and Aux harness for F#, F4 and Keep-Alive $145.49 CDN
1533 WOW101 Diesel-KA - EMD with 9 pin JST Connector and Keep-Alive No Stock
1769 This WOWKit includes: A WOWSound decoder, TCS motherboard with on-board Keep Alive®, Speaker with speaker wire and enclosure. Fits: Athearn EMD F59PHI, AC4400, EMD CF7, EMD GP35, EMD GP35 Early Version, EMD SD60, GE DASH 9- 44CW, GE AMD103, GE P40, GE P42, EMD GP60M, EMD GP60B, and SD50.

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Part
Number
Description Price in Canadian Dollars
ZDec TCS Decoders
1296 Z2 A full featured 2 function decoder designed for very tight Z and N-Scale installations. $63.95 CDN
1373 EUN651P-18 Z-Scale decoder with short (1") wires and NEM 651 connector. No Stock

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Updated: Friday, January 18, 2019

If there is no price listed we do not have the product in stock at this time. If there is something you want, please contact us. We can usually get it in a week or two. Please note that prices of new stock change with the fluctuating exchange rate. Prices shown were current as of the day of the update. New stock may have arrived with a different price (higher or lower).


Decoder Installation

If you want your decoders installed please contact us. We have several customers who can do basic decoder installation. Advanced decoder installation is offered by several of our customers. If you have a difficult installation we will offer it to our outside installers to see if they are interested.

Books and Magazines on DCC

The current recommended book on DCC is 'Practical Guide to Digital Command Control' by Larry Puckett. Larry has been in DCC since the 90s and has published in several magazines.


We reserve the right to correct errors and change prices without prior notice. Please note that page updates are done as time permits. Page contents may lag behind store stock.

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