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Accessory Decoders


All text fields which are marked with a @ can open the @Box by a single click on its label if the text field is not empty.
The text field contents will be used to do a find.

See also: Check if all decoders are online

Interface ID

Only set this to the IID you set in the rocrail.ini if your setup has more than one CS connected.


The unique ID in the network, like CAN-ID.


Unique decoder identifier used to address this for programming.


Decoders that report their identity, such as WIO, BiDIB etc.


See LAN Setup.


Image file stored in the imagesdirectory to display a decoder view.
Clicking on the image button opens the image directory for selecting the file.


HTTP link to the user's guide of this locomotive. Pushing the triple dot button will open the default WEB browser with the specified page.
The file explorer will be opened if the links is a directory in the file system.


Description of where the decoder is installed.

Node ID

Value depends on the headquarters. (Selectrix, BiDiB, CBUS, …)


The decoder address which range depends on the decoder type and underlying Command Station.


Shows whether the decoder is connected to the server, online/offline/error.


Some command stations do support multiple protocols; Check the user manual for details.

Protocol version

If the Command Station cannot determine the decoder type itself you must specify the version as listed here ddx-en or found in the SRCP description. Most systems do not use this parameter because it is set directly in the CS or it does only support one version.

Manufacturer ID

Name of the producer.

catalog number

Product name / catalog number

Z-Plan level

Level on which the decoder is displayed at the top left of the plan after restarting Rocview. The symbol can be moved using Edit track plan.

Show checkbox must be activated.


If activated, the decoder SVG is displayed in the plan.


For decoders who log in, the entry is created automatically and deleted when Rocrail is closed.
By removing the check mark, the entry remains permanently saved.


If active, the automatic function can be started even if Check if all decoders are online is activated in the Rocrail settings.


Free text, e.g. for important information from the manual.


An initialise command is send to de decoder.


If GCA protocol is set, the programming dialog for servo settings or the WIO setup will be opened.


See Actions for more details.

accdec-gen-en.txt · Last modified: 2024/05/20 15:47 by babbel