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Bachmann OO 3F Jinty DCC Sound

Example 1: Zimo MX648R 8pin; SugarCurve7 speaker

Bachmann OO 3F Jinty 0-6-0 Tank... one of my favourite models, and one of the first I ever owned myself.

This remarkable DCC-ready model can take a Zimo MX648 8pin decoder and slightly reduced-height SugarCube speaker (or easier, a SugarCurve7) as a direct plug-in installation! Just about squeezes decoder and speaker one above the other in the boiler.

This particular example also sports a firebox glow light (SMD orange recessed in the cab) and crew.

Example 2: MX648, YouChoos SugarStrand7 speaker, SACC16 with SuperCap17000

So we wanted a challenge... full-bodied sound and the biggest possible stay-alive in a Jinty! Turned out to be more straight-forward than we expected...

SuperCap17000 on the cab floor, with MX648, YouChoos SugarStrand7 speaker (new type being experimented with - great results!) with stay-alive through a SACC16 baord. Decoder, speaker and SACC16 just about squeeze in the boiler. Just for good measure, we also put a firebox glow light in too!

Brilliant results - loud and full sound, and about 5 seconds of backup power!

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Please note that these guides are provided as useful resources for you, as-is. YouChoos cannot be held responsible for errors in the information, or for any damage caused to your models or equipment if you choose to follow any of the steps detailed here.


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