DCC for N scale RS- units..

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by coachC, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. coachC

    coachC Member

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    Is it impossible to get an RS-1 or 3 with DCC? I noticed atlas doesn't even have them that are DCC ready. Does anybody carry these with DCC installed or at least ones that are DCC ready?
    Thanks,
    Clint
  2. Burger

    Burger New Member

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    Good question. I'm looking for one of those myself...:)
  3. Delamaize

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    well.......

    I have a atlas Classic RS-1 in SP&S black Scheme, and as far as I know, their is no drop in method for the decoder instlation, but IIRC, I think the motor is isolated from the frame by a plastic cradle, But I am not sure, overall I do remember that it will require either removing one of the lightboards to make room for the decoder, or milling out a spot for the decoder.
  4. coachC

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    After looking around on the Net. I see that Kato has new RS-2 units with split frame for "drop in" DCC decoders.