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by hardhat_harry
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: 3.3v LEDs on DCC locos
Replies: 2
Views: 325

3.3v LEDs on DCC locos

Running 3.3v LEDS on a LAIS DCC controller function wire. Reading the manual suggests the function connection is the same voltage as the track, does anyone know the size of resistor to take DCC track voltage to 3.3v? I did have them working for a run before I fried them :roll: and they looked great ...
by hardhat_harry
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: TTS Decoders in None DCC Loco's
Replies: 10
Views: 691

Re: TTS Decoders in None DCC Loco's

I have converted old locos to DCC with sound and ran them through a Hornby E Link. Once they are converted the older stuff is more sensitive to speed changes than newer stuff. A small change to the speed slider causes a large speed increase in the loco. Im sure there is probably some software config...
by hardhat_harry
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Railmaster software
Replies: 6
Views: 1353

Re: Railmaster software

Yes went to Hattons and after some thought I purchased their £58 elink, lead and software deal.......I like it, works well.

I have now converted 2 locos to DCC one is very old and a bit temperamental the other is a new non DCC Thomas which works great!!!
by hardhat_harry
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Railmaster software
Replies: 6
Views: 1353

Railmaster software

Anyone know the cheapest place to get the Hornby Railmaster software?
by hardhat_harry
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: eBay Low Cost DCC anyone built one?
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

Re: eBay Low Cost DCC anyone built one?

Yes I have spent a number of hours debugging and I'm getting to the stage of ditching for an e-link setup.
by hardhat_harry
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: eBay Low Cost DCC anyone built one?
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

eBay Low Cost DCC anyone built one?

Has anyone built one of these?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Low-Cost-DCC ... 2749.l2649

I have but struggling to complete anyone help with some questions?
by hardhat_harry
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: Advice on controller
Replies: 5
Views: 2023

Re: Advice on controller

I have exactly the same isssue, Hornby Thomas track with A,B,C,D extensions, one basic controller and linked tracks. Running one train is fine, running two and as soon as a train derails or more often than not if you change a train over you have to reset the controller. Its frustrating especially to...
by hardhat_harry
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Servicing OO Locos
Replies: 6
Views: 1636

Re: Servicing OO Locos

Ah yes, in Wigan. North West England
by hardhat_harry
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Built 1st model railway
Replies: 18
Views: 3246

Re: Built 1st model railway

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by hardhat_harry
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Built 1st model railway
Replies: 18
Views: 3246

Re: Built 1st model railway

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