Hey all, I've been sitting on the proper decoder for one of my dozen or so projects for a month or two now. Unfortunately besides plugging them into sockets, I have minimal experience with decoders (and DCC itself) - I figured I would turn to here before I made a several hundred dollar mistake...
I have bought a Atlas master loco H16-44, DCC ready. Now I want to remove the cap to install DCC + sound decode. But the loco cap cannot be removed to attach new decode. Anyone who has ever removed this loco can guide me on how to remove it.
I just received my Kato Power By Our People engine with a DC board. I removed the board and the little plastic piece underneath and added a Digitrax decoder (DN163K1C). I added kapton tape to three places where the decoder could possibly touch. Put it on my main track, used DecoderPro to...
Decoder Buddy is a:
Small motherboard that accepts all 21-pin decoders
Direct replacement for QSI Decoder spaces. (Finally a printed circuit board that fits!!!)
Stay alive pads for soldering
All output functions available for lights
Baby board with eight pairs of soldering...