Re: ZTC 211 decoders
- ZTC recommend using E1 or PAGED method for programming and also advise the
"A mistake in the original NMRA specification had made ZTC's decoders
respond in the E2 direct mode to CV numbers displaced by one number down
from later implementations This only affects the DIRECT/E2 mode when using
other makers equipment."
If you can understand this then maybe you will know what is going on, I
You course of action to email Robin Palmer may be a very unreliable method
of contact with ZTC, typically months if at all, however I recently
received a reply within days so maybe Robin is monitoring email more
As you live in the UK I would suggest a phone call, this seems to be the
best method to get a quick response from them!
Regards from Oz
(Lenz user with some Digitrax, ZTC, CVP)
Laurence Barker wrote,
>The documentation which came with them is 4 years old and says they can bepresumably
>programmed using E1 paged mode and E2 direct mode. A summary of my progress
>I cannot read any CVs back using either paged or direct programming modes;
>I can force write the address using either programming mode;
>Trying to access CV29 appears to have overwritten the address;
>Accessing other registers causes the chief to report "nopg" which
>means it can't see a page register.to
>I have done all this on a programming track both using the decoder test
>setup and connected to a motor. I need to be able to access the other CVs
>clear a very slow acceleration rate and setup speeds etc.
>I have emailed ZTC in the UK, but have not yet had a response.