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Product Image Digitrax DH165L0 1.25 Amp HO Scale Mobile Decoder

Digitrax DH165L0 1.25 Amp HO Scale Mobile Decoder



  • Series 3 Decoder for Proto 2000 Plug ‘N Play Installation
  • Compatible with Sound Bug
  • Fits many LifeLike GP7/SD60 Locos
  • Decoder Lock equipped


 Current Rating-Motor 1.5 Amp (2.0 Amps Peak)
Size .67” x 1.05” x 0.25” (17.02mm x 26.67mm x 6.35mm)
Installation Plug ‘N Play for Proto 2000 DCC Interface
Function Outputs 6-500mA
Function Type

Digitrax Real FX3

  • Turn functions on and off. 
  • Head lights and tail lights are automatically reversing unless you make them independent. 
  • All function outputs have FX generators for prototypical lighting effects and have qualifiers for FX effects and qualifiers for standard on/off functions.
  • All Digitrax Series 3 decoders have FX3 type functions.
  • FX3 decoders offer full function mapping so you can choose which function (F0-F12) controls each function lead.
  • FX3 decoders offer master light switch capability.
  • FX3 decoders offer qualifiers for FX function operation qualified by one of the following:  the loco's direction of travel, whether F0 is on or off, loco direction and F0, or whether the loco is moving or not. These qualifiers are also available on function outputs that are used as standard on/off functions.

Series 5

Sound Bug Compatible:  Series 5 Digitrax Decoders add the ability to add sound to regular mobile decoders with Sound Bug.  Some Series 5 decoders have sockets for simply plugging in the Sound Bug while others require soldering to wire the Sound Bug to the decoder.

For Use With

Sound Bug Sound Only Decoder


Digitrax gives a one year "No Worries"Warranty against manufacturing defects and accidental customer damage

on all Digitrax command stations, boosters, throttles, decoders, power supplies and layout control devices.