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Loco Buffer II Computer Interface


Computer interface to connect the Digitrax LocoNet to any computer supporting USB interfaces. (Windows 98SE, NT, XP, Vista – Mac OS X – Linux)

Moving to a new machine? Download the latest drivers and unzip to a CD. (Includes all Windows 98SE-Vista and Mac) First check the FAQ before attempting to upgrade existing systems and learn where to get the new drivers!

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

SKU: loco-buffer-ll Category:


  • USB 1.1 & 2.0 to LocoNet interface with type B USB connector
  • Optical isolation between USB and LocoNet prevents potential grounding related problems
  • Buffered inputs and outputs allow use with all operating systems with USB support.CD includes drivers for Mac OS-9, OS X, MS Windows 98SE, ME, 2K, XP, Vista, Vista 64
  • Packaged unit size just 1-1/2″ x 3″ x 3/4″ Ready to run unit includes cables and driver CD. Nothing extra to purchase
  • Internal LocoNet terminator. Allows a LocoBuffer-USB to add LocoNet device compatibility to other systems
  • 57,600 Baud interface speed No jumpers or switches to set
  • Compatible with existing RR software (JMRI, RR&Co, and WinLok) Installs as a serial VCP (Virtual Com Port) in latest software versions.
  • Hardware handshaking using RTS/CTS Includes DTR/DSR turn back as required by MS Windows XP and Vista
  • USB Boot Loader for firmware upgrades Does not require any special hardware to install firmware upgrades (if ever required)
  • Powered directly from USB port and LocoNet connections No external power adapter required
  • Internal option connector allows for future features Planned optional programming track output board (LocoBuffer-PS)
  • Includes USB A-B and LocoNet cables
Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 5 × 2 in
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