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Fine Scale Rolling Stock and Track system - all packed full with impressive DCC Functions

15105 LRC100 RailCom Transmitter Module 5 pack
LENZ1510515105 LRC100 RailCom Transmitter Module 5 pack

Lenz 15105 LRC100 RailCom Transmitter Module 5 pack

Manual in German, English and French

One transmitter module LRC100 is required for every locomotive whose address is to be read out, unless the decoder installed inside the locomotive is already fitted with one of these modules. Simply connect the transmitter module to the locomotive's track contacts. Thanks to its compact size, the transmitter module may be installed in almost any locomotive.

Address Information is transmitted via the normal track connections.  This address can be made visible on suitable displays (eg the LRC120).  The contents of CV's may also be displayed.

All new Lenz decoders are provided with RailCom as standard. The LRC100 allows you to upgrade older decoders to give them this function.  The LRC100 module on its own provides no motor or function control.

Requirements for RailCom

The necessary "blanking interval" (also known as RailCom cut-out) must be activated in order to run RailCom  (activation instructions are given in the booklet provided with the RailCom Transmitter modules and with all new Lenz decoders).  You will need an LZV200 command station or LV103 amplifier to run Railcom. The LZV100 and LV102 can generate Railcom.  An older LZ100 (version 3.5 or later) may be used in conjuction with an LV102 amplifier in order to run RailCom. - (Please note that amplifiers LV100, LV101, LV200 and compact are unable to provide the Blanking Interval necessary for RailCom).

15120 LRC120 Address display for loco addresses
LENZ1512015120 LRC120 Address display for loco addresses

Lenz 15120 LRC120 RailCom Address display 

This 4-digit display serves to depict the address of the locomotive located in a monitored track section. Installation is possible anywhere on the layout, for example inside a signal box.  The LRC120 can be used to monitor hidden sidings.  One useful feature is that it allows you to confirm that a locomotive decoder is correctly set up to broadcast the RailCom signal.  We have used the LRC120 with Lenz, Roco Z21 and with Uhlenbrock POWER4 generated RailCom.

20200 LZV200 Command station incl. 5Amp output Version 3.8 software
LENZ2020020200 LZV200 Command station incl. 5Amp output Version 3.8 software

Now available
English manual  PDF download  (Manual - German, English French )

 20200 LZV200 Command station incl. 5Amp output
Lessons learnt from 25 years of the LZV100 and with Prototypes of the new LZV200 have resulted in some new features

  • Update by USB memory stick - unit no longer has to be sent off for upgrading
  • Integrated computer interface
  • Adjustable Track voltage and maximum current
  • Global RailCom detector
  • CVs can now be read during operation, not just on the programming track
  • Internal Memory battery is now replaceable - CR2450 


The future new features and functions are shown in red
Updates: can be done easily with a USB memory stick.
Locomotive: 9,999 addresses for digital locomotives.
Locomotive and configuration: up to 29 functions are available per address.
For functions 1 to 28, you can set separately whether it is a switched or a momentary function.
This setting is saved to each loco address.
Driving stages: The driving stage modes 28 and 128 are supported. The drive step mode can be set separately for each address.
Double and Traction (MTR): Two or more locomotives can be combined and controlled together. In order to manage the MTR, the LZV200 has an internal database, in which each address is entered, whether and if so, in which MTR the relevant address is integrated. This database can be queried and modified by XpressNet handsets and devices.
RailCom: The built-in global RailCom detector will allow the RAILCOM data of all locomotives located in the supply area of the LZV200 to be received. From other supply areas (e.g. LV102), the RAILCOM data is forwarded to the LZV200 with the RailCom transmitter and can be processed there.
Programming during Operation (POM): You program the properties of a decoder while the locomotive is somewhere on the system. For example, drive Your locomotive in front of a heavy freight train and adjust the driving delay to the train!
The content of CVs can also be read out and displayed via the built-in global RailCom detector (if the addressed decoder is able to do so).
Programming on the program track: all 3 programming variants according to NMRA are available with the LZV200: Programming with specification of CV, register programming and page mode.
Magnetic Articles: The address range for magnetic articles (turnouts, signals) we have expanded to 1 to 2048. Point feedback is possible in the range from 1 to 256.
Auto mode: This mode ensures that after switching on your system, the locomotives are restored with the stored data. If this mode is switched on, the driving commands are saved for the above locomotive and sent after switching on. The information of functions F0 to F4 is also sent.
XpressNet: The XpressNet connection is used to establish communication with the input devices. The automatic forwarding of messages of reconfirmable components via XPRESSNET to connected devices means an extremely fast feedback the LZV200 supports XpressNet devices from version 3 onwards.
Output current: The output current of the built-in amplifier is limited to a maximum of 5a. Voltage and maximum current are adjustable.
Protective functions: Thermal overload protection and external voltage protection.
Computer connection: The LZV200 is prepared for computer connection
Housing: Metal
21010 Handset LH01
LENZ2101021010 Handset LH01

Lenz  21010 Hand controller LH01 

New Item Now Available

LH01 Help Pages

Link to English Manual

This is Lenz' new entry level XpressNet Handset. The LH01 will work  with LZV100 command station on Version 3.6. The design is minimalistic in order to give the greatest functionality for the least price.
The LH01 Handset has a 4 digit display and one large control knob that works like a games consol control or a system control in a prestige car - the rotary knob can also be pressed in four directions and pressed in the middle so that you can enter the menues.  In this way Lenz can offer a high specification for a low price:

  • For up to 9999 digital motor vehicles
  • Setting of 4-digit locomotive addresses on Read and Write Programming track
  • 28 speed steps
  • 29 functions for each locomotive
  • Functions can be continuous or momentary by button press
  • RailCom enabled programming in operational mode (PoM).  Standard POM can also be performed on decoders without RailCom
  • Double traction
  • connect up to 31 input devices to our universal input bus XpressNet.
  • points, signals and other magnetic articles can be switched.
  • Protected against short-circuit and overheat.
21101 LH101 Hand controller
LENZ2110121101 LH101 Hand controller

Lenz 21101 LH101 Hand controller

New product  - Please note English Language version of the handset now available in the UK.  UK manual available in latest versions - Professionally printed and bound by a local Brackley Firm.
Help pages for the new LH101

  • 9999 addresses for digital locomotives
  • Rotary Speed control
  • addresses are entered via number keys
  • one key allows you to change between the last two addresses ('toggle')
  • Stack of 8 loco addresses for your loco collection (Easy to overwrite with new addresses)
  • Control of 29 Locomotive decoder functions (Lights, Smoke, Sound...)
  • Locomotive decoder functions can be switched or momentary operation (Momentary is useful for bells and whistles)
  • another key serves to change the direction of travel
  • emergency stop key serves to stop all locomotives immediately
  • display indicates the function
  • synchronised control of several locomotives into a double or multiple traction
  • if a switch decoder (that supports the feedback function) is used, the LH101 can feed back the real status of points
  • this function also allows feedback on the status of the inputs of feedback modules LR101
  • Program locomotive and accessory decoders - Programming track and Programming on main (PoM)
  • up to 1024 points, signals, magnetic articles and other accessories can be controlled.
  • New Routes Mode
  • New Club mode  Handset can be limited to a single loco for an inexperienced driver to operate.
  • Works with the LZV100 Version 3.6 Software
22102 LV102 Amplifier, 5Amp output
LENZ2210222102 LV102 Amplifier, 5Amp output
Lenz  22102 LV102 Amplifier, 5Amp output

Out of Production - will be replaced by the new LV103 3rd quarter 2019 - more details to be released

The amplifier:
LV102 was designed to meet the safety requirements for gauge H0, TT and N operation. Track voltage: 11 to 22V. Maximum load capacity: up to 5A. Overload results in a temporary safety shut-off of the amplifier. The TR150 is a suitable power supply unit. The LV102 supports RailCom operation.

  • Ultra clean DCC Track Power
  • Adjustable DCC Track Voltage
  • Opto-isolation and thermal protection for Safety
  • Short and overload protection
  • Designed to meet NMRA RP-9.1.2
  • Includes RP-9.3.1 cutout device
  • Needs either a TR100 or TR150 transformer

22500 LG100 Brake module
LENZ2250022500 LG100 Brake module

Lenz 22500 LG100 Brake module

The brake generator LG100 serves to simulate real-life starting and stopping in front of and behind the signal. Contrary to ABC braking modules, the brake generator LG100 influences all locomotive decoders, not only Gold decoders. The LG100 is the forerunner of the ABC technology. The brake generator sends a special data signal to the locomotive decoder; this signal triggers the braking procedure. Sectioning points are required in front of and behind the signal. The train brakes slowly and comes to a halt in front of the stop signal. When the signal is released, the train accelerates slowly to the speed set in the decoder. A brake generator can control all braking sections of the model railway layout. You need a separate amplifier (LV101, LV102 or LV200) to operate the brake generator. The train lighting remains switched on, even after the train has come to a halt. Contrary to ABC braking modules, passage in opposite direction is not possible. The LG100 influences the entire braking section. This means that a locomotive approaching from the opposite direction will also receive the braking command.

22600 BM1 ABC Brake module
LENZ2260022600 BM1 ABC Brake module

Lenz 22600 Brake module BM1.

English Manual

The track voltage to the track section in front of the signal is directed via the BM1. If the signal is at 'Stop', the BM1 generates an asymmetry in the otherwise symmetrical, digital voltage. This is detected by Gold and Silver decoders as well as the new 10231-02 Standard. The result is a gentle braking of the train until it comes to a halt, optionally with the set braking delay or distance.

If a train approaches from the opposite direction, it simply continues as the detection of the asymmetry is direction-dependent (i. e. the decoder detects, depending on the direction of travel, whether the asymmetry makes the digital voltage more 'positive' or 'negative'). If the signal changes to 'Clear', the BM1 is bridged by the signal switch and the train accelerates at the speed set in the decoder.

22610 BM2 ABC Brake module
LENZ2261022610 BM2 ABC Brake module

Lenz 22610 Brake module BM2 

English Manual

The BM2 module uses ABC braking to stop trains in front of a signal. When the signal is green the train will drive through.  When the signal is red the train will slow to a stop based on its decoder inertia settings.  You can also wire in a slow approach function - if the signal shows an amber caution then the train will slow down to a speed set in the decoder until it leaves the section and picks up speed.

All current Lenz decoders support ABC Braking and Slow approach.  ESU LokPilot V4.0 and LokSound V4.0 now have ABC Braking and Slow approach (Caution: Older ESU do not have ABC Braking).  New Zimo Decoders also support ABC Braking. Zimo decoders do not support slow approach function.

22620 BM3 ABC Brake module
LENZ2262022620 BM3 ABC Brake module

Lenz 22620 Brake module BM3 

English Manual

The BM3 is a BM2 module equipped with a block-section function that allows lifelike block-section operation. The number of blocks is unlimited as each block requires a separate BM3 module. The BM3 has 2 outputs to connect light signals.

A BMA adapter is required to control double-coil drives (or motors).

22630 BMA ADAPTOR for block module BM3
LENZ2263022630 BMA ADAPTOR for block module BM3

Lenz 22630 BMA Adaptor for block module BM3 (Link to Manual - I am sorry but this is German only but the pictures explain the connections needed)

This adaptor serves to connect signals with double coil (Solenoid) drives or motorised signals to the block-section module BM3.  The signal drive systems must have automatic power cut off when the signal movement is complete - Fleischmann and Viessmann semaphore signals have this feature.

23151 USB and Ethernet Interface
LE2315123151 USB and Ethernet Interface

Lenz  23151 USB and LAN Interface

In addition to the USB port the new Digital plus interface offers an Ethernet gateway for connecting the system to a PC or to a router. 
Touchcab is back. www.touchcab.com

Connect the new interface via XpressNet to the command station and via Ethernet to a router.

The new interface provides a CV editor and PC control panel.

LAN USB Help and information

23210 XpressNet Radio Base unit
LENZ2321023210 XpressNet Radio Base unit

Lenz 23210 XpressNet Radio Base Unit

New product in development by Lenz 2019 - Price to be confirmed

Used in conjunction with the 23220 Radio Handset Receiver module
Convert the new LH01 and LH101 handsets to wireless operation


23220 Radio Handset Receiver module
LENZ2322023220 Radio Handset Receiver module

Lenz 23220 Radio Handset Receiver module

New product in development by Lenz 2019 - Price to be confirmed

Used in conjunction with the 23210 XpressNet Radio Receiver module
Convert the new LH01 and LH101 handsets to wireless operation

25150 LW150 Mimic panel module
LENZ2515025150 LW150 Mimic panel module

Lenz  25150 LW150 Mimic panel module.  Now Available

Construct a mimic panel for your layout using the LW150.  16 accessory addresses may be controlled (Points and signals).  32 LEDs can also be powered to show the position of the 16 accessories.  Modules may be combined to make larger panels.  German Manual only at present - English help for LW150

The LW150 connects to XpressNet through the LMAB connector on the Lenz LZV100 command station or through the 80152 LY152 faceplate.  Up to 31 XpressNet devices can be connected to a system.


26001 TR100 Transformer 15v, 45vA
LENZ2600126001 TR100 Transformer 15v, 45vA

Lenz 26001 TR100 Transformer 15V, 45VA for small & medium gauges. Item 26000 with a UK three pin plug

26150 TR150 Transformer 15v, 70vA
LENZ2615126150 TR150 Transformer 15v, 70vA

Lenz  26151 TR150 Transformer 15v, 70vA. for large gauges. Item 26150 with a UK three pin plug

26160 Power supply for LW150
LENZ2616026160 Power supply for LW150

Lenz 26160 additional Power Supply for LW150 module.  Now Available

On a large system that uses a number of XpressNet devices you may find that you need additional power.  The LW150 has a socket that allows you to feed additional power into XpressNet using a 26160 transformer.

The LZV100 provides 300mA to XpressNet. Below is a table of XpressNet devices and the power that they use:


Item Connection Power requirement
LH100 Handset XpressNet (LMAB) 28mA
LH90 Handset XpressNet (LMAB) 18mA
LH01 Handset XpressNet (LMAB) 30mA
USB Interface XpressNet (LMAB) 21mA
LW150 without LEDs XpressNet (LMAB) 18mA
LW150 with LEDs XpressNet (LMAB) 39mA
LS100 Feedback connection RS 1.5mA
LR101 Feeback module RS 1.5mA
LV101 Booster CDE 10mA

60101 Set 101 Startset with hand controller LH101
LENZ6010160101 Set 101 Startset with hand controller LH101

Lenz  60101 Set 101 Startset with hand controller LH101

Now available
English manual for LH101 Handset 
(Manual - German, English French)

English manual for LZV200 PDF download  (Manual - German, English French )

For large model railway layouts where many motor vehicles, points and signals are used.

  • for up to 9999 digital motor vehicles and 1 analog locomotive
  • setting of 4-digit locomotive addresses
  • 14, 27, 28 or 128 speed steps
  • 28 functions for each locomotive
  • double- and multiple-traction
  • the setting of automatic control is optional
  • Separate Programming track outputs
  • CV programming from CV1 to CV1024
  • higher requirements are met by adding (an infinite number of) additional amplifiers
  • connect up to 31 input devices to our universal input bus XpressNet.
  • programming in operational mode (PoM)
  • up to 2048 points, signals and other magnetic articles can be switched, depending on the control device used.
  • feedback bus to connect feedback modules and switch decoders that support the feedback function.
  • The LZV200 can generate the RailCom Signal
  • Integrated USB PC Interface
  • Future updates can be applied using a memory stick

Each set comes with a LZV200 device (which is an amplifier plus command station) and an LH101 hand-held control device.

This set needs an additional Transformer.  There is the choice of the TR100 (3 Amp) or the TR150 (5 Amp)
80001 LY001 Connector set
LENZ8000180001 LY001 Connector set

Lenz  80001 LY001 Connector set 

Pluggable terminal screws for LZV100, LV102
the set comprises: one 3-pin plug, two 4-pin plugs and one 5-pin plug


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