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Soundtraxx smallest sound decoder, this micro 1-amp, universal-style format is ideal for small models with minimal space.

It includes an optional capacitor or can be wired to a CurrentKeeper (P.N. 810140) to maintain performance over dirty track and switches.

Dimensions: 27 x 10.5 x 5mm
Max. Motor Stall Current: 1A
Function Outputs: 4
Max. Function Current: 100mA (each output)
Audio Amplifier: 1W, 8-Ohm Load
DCC Track Voltage: 10V – 22V

Econami Features

  • High-quality 16-bit sound
  • 40+ sound effects and 12 polyphonic sound channels 
  • Selectable sound effects to fit most operating preferences: Select from popular prime movers and exhaust chuffs, 16 airhorns or whistles, 6 bells with up to five ring-rates each, air compressors, airpumps, dynamos, and couplers
  • 7-Band Equalizer 
  • Function-activated brake with synchronized sound effects
  • Updated, easy-to-use CV roster for customizing motor, lighting, and sound settings
  • Up to six lighting outputs, allowing a selection from 20 Hyperlight lighting effects
  • Back-EMF Hyperdrive2 advanced motor control
  • Standard, 3-point, and user-adjustable speed curves
  • 34-function support and Flex-Map function mapping technology allows you to map any of Econami’s effects to any F0-F28 function key, control directionality of lighting outputs, configure any effect to respond automatically to changes in direction and movement, and ability to map an effect to the emergency stop button if desired.
  • Function-activated grade-crossing signal
  • Function to improve switching operations: Activating Switching Mode will reduce throttle by 50% and inactivate all momentum CV settings, allowing the decoder to respond instantly to throttle changes.
  • Support for easy CurrentKeeper installation to prevent momentary power losses during operation
  • Compatible with NMRA DCC Standards & Recommended Practices  
  • Motor-load synced Auto-Exhaust chuff: The chuff rate will automatically respond in-time according to motor speed during operation.

Diesel Features

  • Auto-manual RPM-notching mode: Default settings support auto-notching and function-activated manual notching simultaneously; control the engine-RPM sound effect across eight notches (idle speed to notch 8) with the RPM+ and RPM- function keys and allow the decoder to automatically regulate RPM notching in response to throttle changes.
  • Enable manual notching with engine interlock
  • Five popular prime mover selections to accommodate numerous models
  • Dynamic braking mode selections: Select dynamic braking modes to alter the engine-RPM notch setting when the dynamic brake function is turned on.

Diesel Sound Highlights

Econami decoders for diesel locomotives include a selection of five popular prime movers and 16 airhorns to accommodate a number of models. The Diesel Econami features over 90 sound effects, including: 

  • 5 Prime Mover Selections
    • EMD 567: Use in BL1, BL2, F3, F7, F9, GP7, GP9, E7, SW1, SW600
    • EMD 645 (turbo): Use in GP15T, GP39, GP40, SD39, SD40, SD45, F45, FP45, DDA40X)
    • EMD 710 (turbo): Use in GP59, GP60, SD60, SD70, SD75, SD80MAC, F59PH)
    • GE FDL-16 (modern): Use in B36-8, Dash 8-32BWH, Dash 8-40B, Amtrak Dash 8-40BWH, Dash 9-44CW, AC4400CW)
    • ALCO 244: Use in FA, FB, RS-3, RSD-4, PA, PB
  • 6 Bells
    • EMD
    • GE
    • ALCO
    • Electronic
    • Brass
    • Heavy Brass
  • 16 Airhorns
    • Nathan K5LA
    • Nathan K5LLA 
    • Nathan K5HL
    • Nathan P5
    • Nathan P3
    • Nathan M5
    • Nathan M3
    • Wabco E2
    • Wabco A2
    • Holden M3H
    • Holden K5H
    • Leslie A200
    • Leslie A125
    • Leslie A125/A200 Combo
    • Leslie S3L
    • Leslie S2M2 
  • 2 Air Compressors: “Generic” and GE
  • Engine Startup, Shutdown and Exhaust (through 8 notches)
  • 3 Couplers: Medium, Heavy, Link-and-Pin 
  • Dynamic Brake
  • Radiator Fans
  • Poppet Valve
  • Emergency Brake Application
  • Brake Squeal/Release

Hyperlight Effects

Econami includes up to six 12V, 100mA lighting outputs that can be configured for the following effects:

  • On/Off Headlight/Backup Light
  • Dimmable On/Off Headlight/Backup Light
  • Auto Dim Forward/Reverse
  • Dyno-Lite
  • Brake Light
  • Mars Light
  • Gyralite
  • Emergency Gyralite
  • Oscillating Headlight
  • Strobe, Single-Pulse 1
  • Strobe, Single-Pulse 2
  • Strobe, Double-Pulse
  • Western-Cullen D312 Rotary Beacon
  • Prime Stratolight
  • Ditch Light I
  • Ditch Light II
  • FRED
  • Exhaust Flicker
  • Ash Pan Flicker
  • Smart Firebox and Firebox Flicker
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