Conflicts between Soundtraxx DSX and Motor Decoders.

CV settings for DSX/DSD Steam sounds

					      normal
CV 50 ......Master Volumn 	( 0 to 15 ) 	5
CV 51 ......Background switches (62 total)
	a. timer             	( 0 or 1 )	0
	b. Airpumps          	( 0 or 2 )	2
	c. draft blower      	( 0 or 4 )	4
	d. shovel coal       	( 0 or 8 )	8
	e. Grease gun        	( 0 or 16 )	16
	f. Pop valve         	( 0 or 32 )	32
	g. Auto blow-down    	( 0 or 64 )	0
	h. cancel F8(on/off)    ( 0 or 128 ) 	0

CV 52 ......Foreground Sounds   (76 total)
	a. compound cadence      ( 0 or 1 )     0
	b. digital exhaust       ( 0 or 2 )	0
	c. cam exhaust	         ( 0 or 4 )	4
	d. dual air pumps        ( 0 or 8 )	8
	e. bell rate (16,32,48,64,80,96,112 )   64

CV 54 ......Exhaust cut-off rate ( 0 to 255)	50
CV 55 ......Exhaust tone   ( 0 to 63 )		20
CV 56.......Exhaust volumn  ( 0 to 255 )	240

CV settings for Motor Controls (common) no conflict
CV 1 .....2 digit Loco number     (1-99)	CV 29 ....Decoder switches    ( Total 6 )
CV 2 .....Start voltage		  (10-20)	    a. forwd/reverse		 (0 - 1) (0)
CV 3 .....Acceleration delay	  (2-5)		    b. 14 or 128 spd steps	 (0 - 2) (2)
CV 4......Deceleration delay	  (2-5)		    c. DC mode on		 (0 - 4) (4)
CV 17/18 ... 4 digit loco numbers (0 - 9999)	    d. User Speed table (off/on) (0 - 16)(0)
CV 19 ...Consist address	  (0 - 255)	    e. 2 or 4 loco numbers	 (0 - 32)(0)

Some Popular Decoders Conflicting CV's

Digitrax DH121 (140)______________Train Control Systems
"T1"
CV 49 - 54   FX Effect  DSX conflict          CV 49 ......Auto lights (white yellow)   (00)
					      CV 50....Lighting white/yellow   DSX conflict
					      CV 56....Dither pulse peaks      DSX conflict
					      CV 57....Dither pulse duration
Lenz LE080XS_____________________Zimo MX60/N & MX61/N
CV 50,51,52,53,54,55,56	DSX conflict 		CV 9 ..motor freq. (0 high, 255 low)
						CV 49 - 57   Set acel/decel <--DSX conflict
So..... When using these motor decoders with a DSX sound decoder, the CV's from 50 to 56 should be set
before the two decoders are hooked together in the locomotive. Then the rest of the CV'c can be changed
after they are hooked up.
All of the standard CV's 1,2,3,4,5,6,17,18,19,29 etc....to 49 for consisting and loco number changes
as well as speed tables and start voltages....can all be changed and set after installation.
Most of the controls can be adjusted without conflict except for the 50 to 57 cv's which are the sound cv's
If you set these sound CV's after installation, you can get very unpredictable results depending on the motor decoder
you are using.

-Stephen Hatch
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