PR2 SoundFX Serial Port Decoder Programmer

This product is retired, and is no longer available.

The PR2 lets SoundFX users download and customize their Digitrax SoundFX decoders. 

Users can download new project sound files and even re-flash their decoder's firmware for latest updates.

PR2 Features:

  • Use with your PC, Programming Track and 12V dc power supply

  • Customize any Digitrax SoundFX decoder

  • Create, manage, test & download Digitrax sound projects (.spj) into your SoundFX decoders

  • Select which sound files (.wav) to associate with sound sequences in any sound project and download the modified sound project to any Digitrax SoundFX decoder.

  • Digitrax SoundLoader Software included.

  •  Use the SoundTest feature to run the speed up or down and set any combination of functions to on or off while the locomotive remains stationary on the PR2 programming track.

  • You can upload sound projects you have created to share with others, too!

Digitrax PR2 Programmer comes with:

  • PR2

  • SoundLoader Software

  • Installation CD and instructions

  • Cables needed to hook up to a 25 or 9 pin PC Serial port (USB adapters can also be used).

In addition, you’ll need:

  • A 12-15V DC Power Supply (Digitrax recommends the PS14)

  • A PC Computer running Windows XP with SoundLoader or equivalent program running

  • An isolated programming track section (You won't need a power booster” to increase programming track voltage.)


Original Release Date
No Worries Warranty (read more)


Digitrax gives a one year "No Worries" Warranty against manufacturing defects and accidental customer damage

on all Digitrax command stations, boosters, throttles, decoders, power supplies and layout control devices.

That's it! A simple, straightforward warranty with no tricky language!

Repairs are simple, too!  Just fill out the form and return your items directly to Digitrax for repair.  We'll get them fixed up and return them to you as quickly as possible.  Please DO NOT return items for repair to the place of purchase.

Make Sure Your Item Needs To Be Repaired Before Sending It To Us!  Many of the units we receive for repair do not need any repairs at all. Before you send any units for repair, please take a few minutes to review our Support Options.

1.  Check the Tech Support Depot for help.  Search for troubleshooting guides.

2.  Click here to send Digitrax Tech Support a message.

Please give your name, e-mail address, phone number and when is the best time to contact you.  Please give a complete description of the issue you are having.

Many problems are easily resolved by contacting Digitrax Tech Support without having to send in your unit.

Note: Some Digitrax products are no longer repairable due to unavailability of repair parts. Un-repairable items will be returned to you at no charge with no repairs made.

Please Note:  Most of our products are not user serviceable. If a defect or accidental damage occurs, return the unit directly to Digitrax for service.  Please do not open the Command Station/Boosters (except for making voltage adjustments or changing batteries per the manuals).  Please do not remove the shrink wrap protective sleeves from the Digitrax decoders. Shrink may be peeled back to expose pads for adding function wires. 

Accessory items that are not covered under the No Worries Warranty carry a 90 day warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.  This includes speakers, wire, cables, battery covers, etc.

Intentional damage and customer modifications outside the scope of instructions provided with the product are not covered by this warranty. 

Do NOT send a locomotive with your decoder. If a locomotive is sent to Digitrax, Digitrax will ship the entire package back, unrepaired.

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