Opening Hours
last site update 17thDec2021

view our privacy policy

Basket

Home
About YouChoos
Shop
YouChoos Sounds on Zimo
BLANK Sound Decoders
Speakers
Standard Decoders
Function Decoders
Accessory Decoders
Cables & Interconnect
DCC Systems, Testers & Programmers
Feedback Modules
Connectors
Stay-Alive
Electronics Components
Working Lamps
Lighting
LEDs
Tools
Glues & Adhesives
PSU & Power
Wire
Figures
Seuthe Smoke
Ready-To-Run Models
Gift Vouchers
Install Guides
Quick Helps
Technical Resources
CT Documentation
Build your own sounds for CT
How to Order
Fitting Services
What's New?
Customer Feedback
Useful Links
Contact
Install Guides by Loco Class General - Fitting Decoders General - Fitting Kit CT Elektronic Reference

YouChoos Installation Guides

GWR

LMS

LNER

SR

SE&CR

LSWR

BR/WD/Priv

S&DJR

LB&SCR

L&Y

GNR

Misc

Shunters

Diesels

DMU

Electric

Search Guides:

YouChoos Resouces
Dapol/Rails of Sheffield OO Terrier

Rails of Sheffield / Dapol OO Terrier

Kit: MX659N18; 15x11mm StickyGasket speaker

Dapol's OO Terrier looks great, and the promise of a Next18 decoder socket, and a factory-fitted speaker, as a well as a firebox glow light, gives us great expectations...

Remove a couple of screws and the body comes off easily, revealing the Next18 socket PCB and speaker. In this model we found both items unsecured on the side tanks, so worryingly likely to drop onto the wheels and cause short-circuits (something we've had reported by a number of customers).

There is no enclosure for the speaker, so it relies on being pushed against the side body to create a seal. You're never going to get much bass out of this with that approach, but at least it should make DCC sound installation simple.

Here we see our little MX659N18 sound decoder ready to plug in.

The factory speaker is quite a low-powered one, so we decide to replace it with one of our 1.2W StickyGasket 15X11mm speakers instead, and use the sticky gasket to fix it more securely to the wall. It still won't be loud or bassy, but will be at least some improvement over the original speaker.

All done, OK. Need to check that the decoder doesn't drop down onto the wheels, but it should just clear it. This ones goes very nicely.

Disclaimer

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.


A bit of YouChoos poster art for your enjoyment!