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DCC Sound decoders for Recently Released Athearn & Intermountain Models

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Locomotives, News, Tips DCC Sound, Tips Decoders and Installations, Tony's Tips |

Which DCC Sound Decoders are right for your locomotives? With so many new models arriving in our store weekly, we can  recommend a SoundTraxx or ESU Loksound decoder for each of them. We’re taking the guesswork out of that process by starting a new Tony’s Tip to help suggest after market SoundTraxx and ESU products for all those “Sound-Ready” locomotives on our shelves. We’re kicking this month off with a recent release of GP7 & GP9 locomotives from Athearn...

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New Products From ESU

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in News |

New LokSound N Scale DCC and Sound Decoder ESU has been working with several OEM locomotive manufactures to help bring quality DCC sound to N scale. That work has paid off in developemnt of two brand new N scale DCC and Sound decoders. These decoders will be installed in OEM locomotives and available for retail aftermarket installations sometimee in the Spring of 2017. Both of these new decoders come with six lighting outputs to give you many options. Both deocders will...

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SoundTraxx TSU-21PNEM Arriving & Tsunami2 Decoder Delays

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in News |

As you may have noticed, we’ve been experiencing some delays getting the shelves stocked for immediate delivery with certain SoundTraxx decoders. While it isn’t the first time we’ve experienced slow delivery times, it has been a bit slower than we’ve seen in quite a while. The good news is that the pipeline is starting to fill and we should be seeing a lot of  backorders shipping. SoundTraxx has also begun shipping the new TSU-21PNEM decoders and we expect to start shipping...

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Blackstone Models Update

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in News |

We have been getting many calls on the progress and delivery dates for the K-36and K-28  projects.  First, these are still active projects and are still in the development stages. Blackstone is actively working on what we hope are final changes and ‘tweaks’ before tooling can begin.     The ProTraxx turnouts are under development as well, with the track geometry drawn, but the throw mechanism yet to be completed.  All resources have been assigned to the finalizing...

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SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-2200 and TSU-PNP

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in News |

SoundTraxx has just announced two new decoders to the Tsunami2 line. These two new decoder formats are scheduled to be shipping in early July.   The TSU-2200 is a 2-Amp, 6-Function Universal Style sound decoder measuring 35 x 18 x 6mm (same footprint as the ECO-200).  This decoder is equipped with a 2-pin connector for the Current Keeper (P.N. 810140) and the standard 9-pin flat JST connector for use with our 9-pin to NMRA 8-pin adapter harness (P.N. 810135) or many of the...

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