New TDS SuperSonics Are Here

New TDS SuperSonics Are Here

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in News, Tips DCC Sound, Tony's Tips |

TDS SuperSonic Speakers & Enclosures With the SuperSonic series you are getting Tony’s newest state of the art Dream Speakers & Enclosures. These super compact rectangular speakers have incredibly big sound when paired with our matching TDS SuperSonic Enclosures. You will find that you can use these speakers and enclosures in the tight confines of locomotives where other speakers just will not fit! Almost 15 years have passed and we’re replacing the...

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Speaker Comparison

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Product Compare, Tips DCC Sound, Tony's Tips |

QSI HB (High Bass) Speakers Model Size Imp (Ohm) Pwr (W) Notes HB78S QSI HB Speaker 0.78″ Square 0.36″ Height 8 1.0 – 2.0 Special speaker for HO scale sound applications that provide significantly more base. HB90S QSI HB Speaker 0.90″ Square 0.39″ Height 8 1.0 – 2.0 Special speaker for HO scale sound applications that provide significantly more base. HB106R QSI HB Speaker 1.06″ Diameter 0.56″ Height 8 2.0 HO size,...

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Review of the New LokSound DCC Decoders and Programmer

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Tips DCC Sound, Tony's Tips |

by Don Fiehmann Download in PDF (263 kB) Buy It Here LokSound Basic Programming Guide (PDF – 120 kB) HISTORY Trains and sounds always seem to go together. This is one reason we affectionately refer to them as choo choo trains. Lionel started adding an optional whistle to locomotive tenders as far back as I can remember. To put sounds in model locomotives, one group of modelers built a box filled with railroad sound making gadgets. A microphone picked up the sounds and...

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Sound Decoder Comparison

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Product Compare, Tips DCC Sound, Tony's Tips |

by Don Fiehmann See also Decoder Installation Handout (PDF – 1.02 MB) Click here to download (51 kB) this document in easy-to-print Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Product Pages SoundTraxx Tsunami SoundTraxx LC Digitrax SoundFX ESU LokSound MRC Brilliance TDS Speakers are available here. This is a preliminary comparison of DCC sound decoders by Don Fiehmann. It will be updated with many performance features as the units become more available and more testing is completed....

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Soundtraxx TSU-IM1000 Digital Sound Decoder™: January 4, 2014

Soundtraxx TSU-IM1000 Digital Sound Decoder™:   January 4, 2014

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Tips DCC Sound, Tony's Tips | 0 comments

Plug and Play Digital Sound Decoder for InterMountain HO Diesels SoundTraxx has developed a Digital Sound Decoder designed specifically for recent production InterMountain HO diesels. There is no need to shoehorn larger decoders or use those close-but-not-quite board formats. Now you can have the best digital sound in those InterMountain diesels! Tsunami provides waves of pure 16-bit digital sound that will delight your senses; with effects so amazing you won’t...

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