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Forum: DCC 15-01-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RAFHAAA96
You should also read the values in CVs 17 & 18 as...

You should also read the values in CVs 17 & 18 as although CV1 may tell of the short address, CV29 may be set such that the long address coded into those other two CVs is in play instead.

Rob
Forum: OO Scale 12-01-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By RAFHAAA96
If hoping to operate Hornby TTS sound decoders...

If hoping to operate Hornby TTS sound decoders with it then F17 is chuff/coast on steamers, F18 is Aux function on steamers and F25 Aux function on diesels, which are typically used for firebox glow...
Forum: Announcements & Notices 11-01-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 733
Posted By RAFHAAA96
It worked the opposite way round for me John. My...

It worked the opposite way round for me John. My item was despatched from UK and ended up at Heathrow within 12 hours, but left waiting for 2 weeks for a flight, however the on line tracker said it...
Forum: DCC 01-01-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By RAFHAAA96
It is worth noting that upgrading the Select to...

It is worth noting that upgrading the Select to v1.5 also gets you control of all 29 functions, handy if you have a sound loco. Earlier versions were limited to 9 functions.
If you do go for a...
Forum: DCC 01-01-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Whilst the decoders have the facility for lights...

Whilst the decoders have the facility for lights I dont believe they are pre-installed to either the TTS or XS models.
Rob
Forum: DCC 30-12-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By RAFHAAA96
TTS decoders respond to a sound only reset by...

TTS decoders respond to a sound only reset by writing 5 to CV8 or a full decoder reset by writing 8 to CV8. Sometimes you may have to do this more than once to force a reset. Read the address to see...
Forum: DCC 29-12-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Do you have lights fitted as the TTS decoder has...

Do you have lights fitted as the TTS decoder has a 100mA limit on its function outputs so too many lights can make it fall over. The motor circuit is protected but has a 500 mA limit so overloading...
Forum: DCC 27-12-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By RAFHAAA96
You say the loco runs OK on its own, so its...

You say the loco runs OK on its own, so its pointing the fault at one of the coaches. Add them one by one until the fault reappears then you have the bad guy. Chances are it could be a wheel set has...
Forum: The Welcome Forum 25-12-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By RAFHAAA96
When I am in UK I am at Yaxham, near Dereham. ...

When I am in UK I am at Yaxham, near Dereham.
Rob
Forum: Tools 24-12-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By RAFHAAA96
I use Hornby pins, a bit thicker than tothers but...

I use Hornby pins, a bit thicker than tothers but a 1mm drill is ideal for hardbase.
Forum: DCC 24-12-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Fortunately my Elite allows both allocation of...

Fortunately my Elite allows both allocation of long loco numbers and names to be saved, although these are limited to screen length.
Rob
Forum: General Modelling 16-12-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By RAFHAAA96
You may get away with opening up a large...

You may get away with opening up a large paperclip John, and inserting it into a couple of holes drilled in the trackboard at the ducking place. As the blurb says just plan for an air gap twixt...
Forum: DCC 15-12-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By RAFHAAA96
I use a centre Off DPDT switch to enable my...

I use a centre Off DPDT switch to enable my rolling road as both a programming and running test track.

The centre off is important as it gives a dead selection to prevent the controller track and...
Forum: General Chat 11-12-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 895
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Just a bit damp in Norfolk today. Had a flurry...

Just a bit damp in Norfolk today.
Had a flurry of slushy tuff yesterday but not the amount we were promised by the BBC weather persons.
Rob
Forum: For Sale 07-12-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Bear in mind it may have to go back to Hornby for...

Bear in mind it may have to go back to Hornby for free reprogramming - ref recent TTS problems now resolved.
Rob
Forum: OO Scale 06-12-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Update from Hornby recently... They say anyone...

Update from Hornby recently...
They say anyone having problems with TTS decoders especially when using other make controllers should contact them to arrange to have the TTS decoder firmware updated....
Forum: OO Scale 06-12-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Some similar types require the buffers removing....

Some similar types require the buffers removing. Some the couplings hide a screw.

Edit
If you are going to the bother of hardwiring why not wire in a socket instead making future decoder...
Forum: Other 01-12-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By RAFHAAA96
TUUD If you look at the CV table in NMRA...

TUUD

If you look at the CV table in NMRA s-9.2.2 you will see power conversion is not listed as mandatory, just an optional feature, however if it is provided it must conform to the recommended...
Forum: OO Scale 30-11-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By RAFHAAA96
There is a guy on RM Web forum Motors section...

There is a guy on RM Web forum Motors section doing replacement Mashi motors who may be able to advise.
Rob
Forum: Analogue 30-11-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By RAFHAAA96
Wire the threes into ones by way of chocolate...

Wire the threes into ones by way of chocolate blocks or terminal strips then take the ones across the gap.
Rob
Forum: Other 30-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By RAFHAAA96
There are several decoders and controllers that...

There are several decoders and controllers that do not support DC running. It isn't an NMRA requirement.
Rob
Forum: Other 26-11-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By RAFHAAA96
One thing to note is are your point decoders...

One thing to note is are your point decoders powered from the track or from a separate bus.

If powered from the track source then applying DC to the same track could damage them so some further...
Forum: General Chat 23-11-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 197,456
Posted By RAFHAAA96
@WTD The joys of Ryanair - Cyprus to UK next...

@WTD
The joys of Ryanair - Cyprus to UK next Wednesday, not exactly 1st class.
Enjoy Oz.
Rob
Forum: Members layouts 19-11-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By RAFHAAA96
WTD - your video works fine for me on Win 10...

WTD - your video works fine for me on Win 10 Edge.
Rob
Forum: Baseboards 19-11-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By RAFHAAA96
The secret to cutting Perspex type products John...

The secret to cutting Perspex type products John is to keep the tool speed down to avoid heat build up which melts the cut and snags the blade, then the resulting jolt cracks the piece.

I have...
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