Soundtraxx LC sound decoders

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by alexander, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. Skammer

    Skammer Member

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    I have an LC-100 sound decoder in an IHC Hudson with FOUR 3/4" speakers in the tender (two facing up through the coal load, two facing down through the floor). It sounds great, although I had to fiddle with the CV's to make adjustments. And it can be LOUD, although I don't usually keep the volume up that loud unless I am running on our modular setup in a big noisy area.
  2. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    I've posted the following comment before in reference to Soundtraxx LC series but here I go again. My Bachmann HO Shay that is equipped with a Soundtraxx LC decoder has warning labels on and in the box stating "Use only on DCC systems. Operating on a DC system will cause irrepairable damage to the locomotive."
  3. MilesWestern

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    WOW! quite a heated debate! :eek:

    Just get the digitrax zephyr! It's a good investment, and it has all the features a full-expense DCC system has, just in a more traditional (Throttle-like) package! :thumb: You can't go wrong with that! Also the Loksound decoders sound interesting, any more info on them?
  4. alexander

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    I've deceided to go with the NCE system, when your 14 years old without a job, its hard to get the 250-300 AUD for a DCC system, so, i am going with NCE

    the alternative is the Atlas system. what are the differences between them?

    Alex
  5. MilesWestern

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    WOW! :eek: The Digitrax system is 200-300 AUD!! yikes! How much is the NCE system "Down there"?
  6. alexander

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    somthing around 260-270