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Forum: DCC 05-07-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By BromsMods
Hi Scott A Function Only decoder is just...

Hi Scott

A Function Only decoder is just that, it controls functions only (such as lighting) and has no ability to control/drive a motor.

Any old 2 function decoder (not just function only)...
Forum: DCC 18-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By BromsMods
Yes is the answer but you need to follow the...

Yes is the answer but you need to follow the instructions which came with the AEU to set up multiple modules (bottom right hand corner of the first sheet of instructions). If you don't have the...
Forum: DCC 23-05-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By BromsMods
To reset the decoders to factory defaults the...

To reset the decoders to factory defaults the instructions in the manual state:

To reprogram the factory pre-set values of the decoder, input 6, then 55 and execute the programming (right arrow...
Forum: DCC 04-03-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,407
Posted By BromsMods
The SB5 is more than just a booster - it is...

The SB5 is more than just a booster - it is actually a command station providing a more powerful output and a number of additional features to that of the PowerCab handset command station, but not...
Forum: DCC 19-02-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By BromsMods
Yes - but I had taken this initially as meaning...

Yes - but I had taken this initially as meaning that if the DCC control system allowed the use of a DC loco the system itself and the PSX1 would not be compatible. On re-reading it, though, that...
Forum: DCC 19-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By BromsMods
Are you able to run a DC loco on the Z21 system? ...

Are you able to run a DC loco on the Z21 system? I have had a quick look at the basic Z21 manual but I can't see any information there about running a DC loco on address 0. If you can, then the...
Forum: DCC 16-02-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By BromsMods
Just checked a Loksound 3.0/3.5 manual and I was...

Just checked a Loksound 3.0/3.5 manual and I was right - CV124=6 (made up of a value of 2 for function retention and 4 for speed/direction).

Unfortunately Hornby never activated this CV in their...
Forum: DCC 16-02-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By BromsMods
I've been trying to remember what the setting was...

I've been trying to remember what the setting was for Loksound v3.5 - I thought it was something along the lines of CV124=6.

For Loksound V4.0 it is CV122=0.

For the latest ESU Manuals (and...
Forum: DCC 29-12-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By BromsMods
Not that I know of, I'm afraid. DCC Concepts in...

Not that I know of, I'm afraid. DCC Concepts in Settle is about 50 miles away from you..... Otherwise, as far as I'm aware, most good displays are much further away - one of the best is at...
Forum: DCC 29-12-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By BromsMods
If starting out in the world of DCC best option...

If starting out in the world of DCC best option is to go to a DCC specialist supplier where there are a large number of systems set up ready for you to try out. That way you can get some specialist...
Forum: DCC 03-12-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By BromsMods
If you didn't get a manual for the decoder I...

If you didn't get a manual for the decoder I suggest you go to http://www.esu.eu/en/downloads/instruction-manuals/digital-decoders/ and download the PDF version of the manual for Loksound V4 Family...
Forum: DCC 15-11-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By BromsMods
I have to admit that I was a little puzzled when...

I have to admit that I was a little puzzled when I first saw this thread as I have never heard of this decoder type. They used to do a TH150W decoder but this was in the days before BEMF when TCS...
Forum: DCC 06-10-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By BromsMods
These decoders have been standard fare from NCE...

These decoders have been standard fare from NCE for many years now and are OK, if a little larger than many of the offerings from other decoder manufacturers, mainly because US locos, especially...
Forum: DCC 07-08-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,955
Posted By BromsMods
In a way it has! See Soundtraxx Surround Sound...

In a way it has! See Soundtraxx Surround Sound (http://www.soundtraxx.com/surround/) which has been around for a few years now.
Forum: DCC 24-07-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By BromsMods
See...

See https://clarahost.clara.net/www.bromsgrovemodels.co.uk/BachmannCl108DCCInstr.htm and note the last two paragraphs
Forum: DCC 17-04-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By BromsMods
Is this a brand new PowerCab? What power supply...

Is this a brand new PowerCab? What power supply are you using?

Disconnect the PowerCab completely from the track and then try booting it up. If it still locks up then the problem is probably with...
Forum: DCC 06-03-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By BromsMods
When you purchase the SB5 you are actually buying...

When you purchase the SB5 you are actually buying a new command station which has more power output than the basic PowerCab and a little more functionality, hence its name "Smart Booster", as opposed...
Forum: DCC 05-11-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By BromsMods
I wouldn't bother - this has been a potential...

I wouldn't bother - this has been a potential project for the last ten years, at least!!
Forum: DCC 31-10-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By BromsMods
It would appear you have reached the limit of...

It would appear you have reached the limit of what is available for macros on what is, after all, a starter system. Once you reach these limits the idea is that you move to a system with more...
Forum: DCC 31-10-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By BromsMods
Moving on slightly (perhaps!) I have been...

Moving on slightly (perhaps!) I have been trawling through the NCE Yahoo group and found this from one member:

It appears that the formal notice is "Statutory Instrument 2014-Number 1484"...
Forum: DCC 31-10-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By BromsMods
Hi Flashbang I knew the Digitrax system was...

Hi Flashbang

I knew the Digitrax system was legal here as we used to sell it. But there is information about, such as at...
Forum: DCC 31-10-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By BromsMods
I may well be wrong but I thought I had heard the...

I may well be wrong but I thought I had heard the radio system was now (or soon to be) legal because of changes to radio regs. Certainly Digitrains have parts for the radio system listed on their...
Forum: DCC 28-10-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By BromsMods
For short circuit protection for the PowerCab use...

For short circuit protection for the PowerCab use the DCC Specialties PSX-1 NOT the NCE EB1, which was designed for use with the NCE PowerPro 5 amp system. The PSX-1 has a lower current setting...
Forum: DCC 25-09-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By BromsMods
Simple answer is no. Keep to NCE branded items...

Simple answer is no. Keep to NCE branded items for control.
Forum: DCC 24-09-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By BromsMods
You didn't mention in your original question that...

You didn't mention in your original question that you were using the SB5, hence my answer relatig purely to the PowerCab. Yes, the EB1 will work successfully with the SB5 but the PSX1 is, in my...
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