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    • July 23, 2019 11:45 AM EDT
    • impressive system

    • July 23, 2019 11:45 AM EDT
    • impressive system

    • July 21, 2019 10:00 PM EDT
    • Outdoors video called Parade of Steam. Featuring all the Bachmann geared locos operating using the RailPro system. Double heading the Heisler and Shay. Segment on how to create a consist in 10 secs. I am using the SUN/brighter screen version hand controller.    

      Second video using the new Raton 2-6-0 and Climax to show using the Plug N Play adapter for the RailPro. Select battery or track power switch. See and hear sounds. 

       

      Click on link then select the video. 

      https://www.rcsofne.com/galleries/videos/

    • June 20, 2019 9:54 AM EDT
    • To see the RailPro system operating at the NGRC Portland, OR, please visit Terry Meyer's layout during the tours. I will not be able to attend. Terry has the system with the brighter hand controller screen installed in his USAT SD-40.

       

       

    • June 1, 2019 9:10 AM EDT
    • May 2019, RailPro adds Shay sound to sound files. Now available three truck Shay recorded at the Hesston Steam Museum. This is the newer ULT quality file and responds to the  loading feature. Video sound demo to be posted soon. 

      Select new Baldwin 3 chime whistle. YouTube of the exact whistle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAw17tXUke4

       

    • March 13, 2019 12:46 PM EDT
    • Would like to see a picture of the 2 different controllers side by side in bright sun. Surprised they don't have a picture on the site.

       

      Greg

    • March 13, 2019 12:02 PM EDT
    • Thank you guys for your kind  comments. Don  

    • March 12, 2019 6:18 PM EDT
    • Nicely done Don.

    • March 12, 2019 5:16 PM EDT
    • Video showing switching operation running the USAT S4 with Alco sounds and Phoenix remote couplers. 

      USA S4 RailPro demo & remote couplers

      New video. Review of AirWire SD-70 drop-in with Phoenix sound compared to RailPro conversion with sound. Part 1 and Part 2. 

      Part 1

      Part 2

       

      NEW ITEM:  HC-2-SUN Hand Controller with 30% brighter screen for outdoors viewing. 

      HC-2-SUN

       

       

       

       

    • March 12, 2019 5:01 PM EDT
    • In this section look for links to RailPro users videos, new products and install suggestions. 

    • September 7, 2018 3:02 PM EDT
    • Hi Sean, the REVO is doing well.  Reliability is great and so are Sales. Navin is available for any kind of REVO and Aristo Craft service. Call or email him. No web site for service. 

      Navin's phone is 201-565-6069.   email: crestelectronics2@yahoo.com

       

      JK released a new steam sound, S_N90 which is the best so far. Press # 4 for short whistle. Press #3 for crossing. Press 2 for bell that rings for 10 sec. Much better,  high #9, medium #8 and , low #9 for volume control. But the steam engine has a really good chuff. Got to love it for free!!

      Don

    • September 7, 2018 2:45 PM EDT
    • Sean McGillicuddy said:

      Don

      How is the revo holding out?

      Is Navin still on board?

      Do you have a link for the company....

      http://www.revoelectronics.com/

    • September 7, 2018 1:24 PM EDT
    • Don

      How is the revo holding out?

      Is Navin still on board?

      Do you have a link for the company....

    • May 14, 2018 1:28 PM EDT
    • Hi Joe, thanks for the input. I will pass this onto JK.

       

      Don

    • May 14, 2018 12:09 PM EDT
    • Press and hold #9 to increase volume, press and hold #7 to decrease volume would make more sense.

    • May 14, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
    • Revo update.

      I asked JK for variable sound volume and he said YES!!  I explained how Dallee and Phoenix offer this capability.  In the next revision of the receiver firmware he will add it. Not sure when or what buttons he will choose. I suggested using button 9. Press and hold  for increase volume and press and hold to lower volume. 

      What would you guys like to see?


      Don

       

    • March 12, 2018 10:36 AM EDT
    • Hi Steve, you will need to get the USB programmer to update your REVO RX.  After you get one or borrow one, download the USB program from Precision R/C web site.  Next download the SD60 and SD33eco files. 

      To use the USB programmer follow the one page instructions. It is a two step procedure to upload new sounds.

       

      Enjoy, Don 

    • March 10, 2018 10:18 PM EST
    • Yea!   Now, how do I upload it?

    • March 7, 2018 7:17 PM EST
    • Hi Guys and ladies. Here is an update to the REVO RX.

      Sounds SD60 and SD33eco now have a manual horn. Use button 4!!!

      When using the USB programmer remember to press reset to load another sound and if necessary remove the USB programmer and reinsert if it will not load another sound. 

      I keep asking for variable sound level not three steps but we got a manual horn.

    • December 6, 2017 12:26 PM EST
    • This past weekend I attended the NE Train Expo sponsored by the HUB Division NER outside Boston. Many HO, S, O and G scale modelers. We featured the RailPro system demonstrating battery power for all these scales. Even had two HO U25B's running on the floor with a crowd watching. There was  a posting on the Facebook HO modelers group , with a photo stating " is the future now"! There were 138 replies.  

      At these shows you get to use the Handheld Controller and see how easy it to operate the color touch screen and adjust settings. 

      For the main demonstration I ran a Weaver O scale FA loco  on the Metro West club layout. Selecting four different power sources. Transformer based constant DC, NCE power supply, NCE DCC command station on address 3 with  a Pro Cab and on board battery.  For the DCC function, just press enable DCC, select the address . When you press the light icon it is mapped to F0. Or you can quickly redirect to a different number.

      There are two loco modules w/sound. HO, ON30, is $89 and Large scale is $167. The Handheld controller is $270.

      https://www.rcsofne.com/ring-engineering-railpro-wireless-train-control/