HO scale decoder installs, vol 2 - part 1 (TSG)
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In HO DCC Installs Volume 2 part 1, TSG's Dan Cortopassi tackles 4 complex real-world examples of hardwire DCC installs in HO scale locomotives, ranging from a Tsunami sound install to an install with sound, front/rear headlights, numberboards, roof beacon and ditch lights all in one HO loco!
Part 2 gets into four more advanced hardwire installs in both steam and diesel:
Watch Vol 2 - part 2
In this series, TSG shows the typical issues you’ll likely encounter while installing your own decoders. There are both steam locomotive installs and an assortment of diesels with lights and sound, so there should be something for everyone.
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Here's the complete DCC Decoder install series from TSG:
- HO DCC Decoder installs, vol 1, part 1
- HO DCC Decoder installs, vol 1, part 2
- HO DCC Decoder installs, vol 2, part 1 (this video)
- HO DCC Decoder installs, vol 2, part 2
- N DCC Decoder installs, vol 1, part 1
- N DCC Decoder installs, vol 1, part 2
NOTE: This video was produced in 2009 using standard definition video. We have upsampled it to HD, but the video appears soft and may have a few moire patterns occasionally. Even so, the techniques illustrated are quite valuable -- we believe you will agree this video series, even at the old lower resolution, is packed with helpful install examples.
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•Vol 2 - Part 1, all chapters (~36 minutes) ...
INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS ...
•Introduction to HO DCC decoder install volume 2 (1:32)
•Chapter 1 - Atlas SD-26 diesel Tsumani hardwire with working beacon (10:28)
•Chapter 2 - Proto2000 GP60 Digitrax board-replacement + Soundbug hardwire (8:51)
•Chapter 3 - Bachmann Climax Soundtrax Micro-Tsunami hardwire install (8:08)
•Chapter 4 - Kitbashed SD45R Loksound + function decoder hardwire install (6:38)
PART 2 ...
Part 2 has four more complex installs, plus a second all-new sound decoder bake-off comparison.
CONTINUE WATCHING PART 2 ...
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