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ZIMO Gold Capacitor - GOLMREG Electrolytic Super Cap Collection

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Item Number: GOLMREG
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Manufacturer Part No: GOLMREG

 

ZIMO Gold Capacitor - GOLMREG Electrolytic Super Cap Collection


For 1 Zimo PluX type Decoder decoder with Adapter Board including MX645P22 + ADAPUS and MX645P22 + ADAPLU types.

These models only require a capacitor (no other components) connected to the appropriate terminals or solder pads or via the interface connector since the additional devices and circuitry are designed in the decoder.

The finished module is the same as GOLMLANG which contains 7 Gold Caps in series, and includes the diode/resistor charging circuit to limit inrush current.  The GOLMREG is otherwise identical to the GOLMLANG:  (Long type l x d x h = 60 x 8 x 14 mm)

Note: The total capacitance of the module is 0.14 F, ie 140,000 uF

The GOLMREG collection includes 1 pieces each of:

  • Capacitor Module - 0.14F / 16V (60 x Ø8 x 14 mm)

 

Energy Storage (Capacitors & Gold Caps) for Zimo Decoders

Capacitors & Gold Caps are used to store energy in model locomotives and rail cars.  The Capacitors & Gold Caps connected to the decoder and are used to...

  • Prevent stalling when passing over dirty track and unpowered frogs.
  • Provide uninterrupted sound playback from sound decoders.
  • Eliminate power loss when moving accross HLU and RailCom gaps.

Many ZIMO decoders feature a special connection design to ensure that the use of Capacitors & Gold Caps do not cause excessive charging currents (i.e. "In-rush current") and that they do not interfere with decoder programming or HLU and Railcom communications.

Recommended Applications:

SPEIKOMP, ELKSODR - ZIMO decoders WITHOUT special energy storage port (MX621, MX622, MX630 ...)
ELKSOMT - ZIMO decoders WITH 25 V - energy storage port and limited load capacity (MX631, MX632, MX644 ...)
ELKSOPL - ZIMO decoders WITH 16 V - energy storage port and limited load capacity (MX633, MX645, ...)
ELKSOGR, GOLD CAPS - ZIMO decoders WITH 16 V - energy storage port and unlimited loading capacity (MX696, MX697, MX699, ...)

ZIMO recommends traditional electrolytic capacitors for use with small scale decoders (N, HO) because the gold cap solutions are large (usually largerer than the decoder itself) and expensive.  Moreover, the gold caps are not really necessary because ZIMO decoders are designed with capacitors already on board. In addition, the "ordinary" cheap capacitors provide excellent long-term performance.

ZIMO offers a broad range of solutions, including capacitors or gold caps, for use with large scale decoders. In most cases, the use of simple capacitors (about 10,000 to 50,000 microfarads) is sufficient.  The cost of this solution is very low and they can provide power for a few tenths of a second up to the full second range.  

The effectiveness of electrolytic capacitors (see assortment ELKSOGR) is highly dependent on total amount of capacitance added to the model and power consumption of all of the devices in the model.

If greater capacitance or storage time is needed, Gold Cap arrays can be manufactured or purchased to provide an exponential increase in power. A product like the GOLDSORG can supply several seconds of electricity to a decoder when power is lost.
 
Multiple electrolytic capacitors, wired in parallel, can be used in each engine to increase the total amount of capacitance and therefore increase the amount of energy stored in the model.
  

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