Gentlemen, I received the new MR a couple of days ago. MRC introduced a new stand alone sound system with city and country sounds. It looks like it may be the answer to the missing outdoor sounds on our layouts. The unit is physically similar to their train sounds system. However this one will have city and country sounds. Crickets, stream, dog barking, wind, rain, car horn, etc. The add doesn’t give price or release date. I know I’m using some small tape players to create cows, waterfall and western town sounds but the tapes tend to run out in the middle of op sessions and are a pain to rewind. This unit may be an answer. I thought that if you haven’t seen it you may want to know about the possibility of ambient sounds on your layouts.