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Hornby OO Class 50 diesel with DCC Sound

Kit: Zimo MX645R with Zimo dual Dumbo LS40X22X09-2W

This is Hornby's re-released Class 50 model to celebrate 50 years of the class. It is a superb model, and there is even scope for a decent dual Dumbo speaker.

Top off reveals connectors for destination lights, and a working fan, with room at the other end for a big speaker.

The LS40X22X09-2W is a super speaker, and the space is perfect for it here.

With decoder in place, and secured down with some electrical tape, we also add a number of thin 470uF/16V capacitors in parallel for stay-alive. These just fit along the side next to the fan pulley box.

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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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