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#1 swisspeat

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 17:01

Hello,

Has anyone bought one of these please?

Are you pleased with it and how does it run?

I am considering buying a DCC Sound one but it looks like I might have to import it from CH.

I checked on Wemoba but I never seem to be able to access their website from the UK. I might have to use EYRO.

Thanks very much indeed.

Peter



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Posted 06 December 2018 - 14:21

I bought a DCC Sound one from Bahnorama in Bern (a jolly nice model shop!) and had it tested in the shop. Lovely.

On getting it home I find that I cannot get any lights or sounds using my Gaugemaster Prodigy. I am wondering what I am missing! Any ideasplease?

Thanks.

Peter

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 15:52

Check the function keys used. Some European models use, e.g., F2 for sound, which won't work properly on a Prodigy. But I'm mystified about the lights, I haven't come across anything which used anything other than F0 for this? It is DCC, isn't it—not Marklin or Selectrix?

What make / model of decoder is it?

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 16:15

Thanks very much.

A Zimo MTC21.

In the shop it was tested on ECoS Commander unit.

I must confess I am struggling a bit with the instruction leaflets in German.

Peter

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 16:25

Thanks very much.

A Zimo MTC21.

In the shop it was tested on ECoS Commander unit.

I must confess I am struggling a bit with the instruction leaflets in German.

Peter

Hi

 

Try F0 to switch on the lights and F1 to switch on the sound.

 

The only sound decoder I have requires F1 to be pressed to switch on the sound before any of the other sound functions can be used.

 

Cheers

 

Paul



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Posted 06 December 2018 - 16:41

Thanks very much.

A Zimo MTC21.

In the shop it was tested on ECoS Commander unit.

I must confess I am struggling a bit with the instruction leaflets in German.

Peter

 I use Google translate on my iPhone to deal with instruction sheets. It seems to translate on the fly as you look at the phone screen!



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Posted 06 December 2018 - 16:52

Thank you!

I have been playing around and I have had intermittent sound and lights!

I am running the loco on Code 75 track and looking at the wheel flanges it does not seem to like that too much. You can hear it rumbling along on the plastic sleeper ties! I do wonder if it is picking up enough power...

I cannot do anything else today but will run it on clean Code 100 tomorrow and report back. A bit odd from a brand new loco!

I have just tested a Roco DCC Sound OBB 2067 and he works fine straight out of the box on Code 75.

Thanks for your help so far...

Pete

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 15:56

Here is the promised update.

Loco works fine.

Sound is turned on at F7. The sounds and light show is quite impressive.

Because it is targeted at European train set track it has quite deep flanges which frankly do not run too well on Code 75 track. Looks
like my next Swiss shunting layout will be limited to Code 100 track unless I can find a couple of replacement wheelsets!

I will send a picture of the loco as soon as I have taken a photo.

Thanks for your helpful comments!

Pete
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Posted 07 December 2018 - 16:01

Here is Stockhorn...

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