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Digitrax PR3XTRA SoundFX USB Decoder Programmer


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MSRP: $86.00
Replaced by the New
Digitrax PR4


This product has been replaced by the new PR4 USB to Loconet Interface with Decoder Programmer

The PR3 Xtra lets SoundFX users download new Project sound files and even reflash the sound decoder’s firmware for latest updates. It also acts as a computer interface and LocoNet Translator for your PC. The PR3 Xtra is the most economical computer Interface we offer, it has all the functionality of a PR2 and a MS100 combined in one. It functions on the USB 2.0 interface making it easier to connect and more friendly to newer PCs.

PR3 Xtra Features

  • Multifunction USB 2.0 PC connectivity for your railroad
  • Digitrax SoundLoader compatible. Programs Digitrax sound projects in to SFX decoders
  • Programs CVs for most DCC decoders
  • LocoNet MS100 mode with Fully Buffered Input and Output data
  • Runs on Windows XP, Vista, 2000, 7, and 8
  • Runs on Mac OS with JMRI
  • No external power needed for MS100 mode
  • For Stand Alone Programming Mode the included external power supply is required
  • Automatic configuration. No jumpers or switches required. Configurations can be set by software or manually
  • Selectable LocoNet termination. For standalone operation without a Command Station
  • LED status indicator lights
  • Small, convenient package
  • Firmware updates available on this page
  • Meets FCC Class B requirements

Using the PR3 Xtra Programmer and SoundLoader software:

  • You can substitute different .wav files into a sound project file (.spj) or you can start from scratch and build your own sound project.
  • You can download sound projects from the Digitrax Sound Depot web
  • You can upload sound projects you have created to share with others, too!
  • We encourage sound project file sharing among hobbyists
  • You can download a sound project into your Digitrax SoundFX decoder equipped locomotive
  • You can try out sound projects downloaded to your locomotives on the programming track without having to run it around the layout

Digitrax PR3 Xtra Programmer comes with:

  • PR3 Xtra
  • Instruction sheet
  • USB Cable
  • PS14 power supply

In addition, you’ll need:

  • A Computer running Windows/Mac OS with SoundLoader or equivalent program running
  • An isolated programming track section


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