I found that when setting the loco address on Z21 and MRC there is a difference: On Z21, if you want to set the long address > 128, you must reset CV 17, 18 (calculated according to the following link: Calculation of CV settings for 4-digit (long) address ). On MRC it's almost automatic...
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 am new to model trains and this is my first post here so please forgive me if this is a very beginner question and I am missing something obvious.
I have a Prodigy Express Command Control station which I am not very happy with and have plans to move to Digitrax in the future. But for...
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...
I am currently switching scale and going from Marklin HO to Kato N to pack more on a 8 x 4 layout. Also would like to make a Kyushu inspired layout.
Therefore the first trains 10-1394 and 10-813. I need guidance on which DCC decoder I can "easily" install in those trains. I have done...
I've heard of Rapido announcing that their locomotives are not compatible with the MRC 1300 series power packs because they may have a pulse funcion built in. This is because Rapidos trains have small capacitors (and what not) that can be damaged by the voltage spikes. I don't...