Forums » Power and Sound

List of newest posts

    • June 28, 2020 2:49 PM EDT
    • thank you BOB

      I just got it back form CVP and it runs like a dream

      this is why i love this site:  many helpful people

      thanks again

      JKS

       

    • June 28, 2020 12:33 PM EDT
    • Hello,

      I recently installed a Wow 501 in an Accucraft K-28. I have made no changes to the factory settings as of yet. When in speed steps 28, 1-26 work great but when I get to speed step 27 the loco comes to a abrupt stop and when moving on to 28 it pauses then starts again at a slower speed than  speed step 26. I then set CV29 to 50 and redid the speed steps 27 and 28 in the user loadable but is did nothing. Help. Oh and I also did a reset a billion times and a Nuclear reset. Very frustrating.

       

      Bill

    • June 27, 2020 12:12 PM EDT
    • Thanks Don.  Message sent.

    • June 27, 2020 8:51 AM EDT
    • Would anyone know who sells Massoth products in the states ?

    • June 24, 2020 12:27 PM EDT
    • Thanks dan, but I am running analog.  The sound module is fitted in a trailing car, if that makes a difference.

    • June 24, 2020 7:54 AM EDT
    • Manual says CV 64 for chuff rate.

    • June 23, 2020 11:27 PM EDT
    • Can the chuff rate be adjusted on the 65000 steam module ?

    • June 24, 2020 8:04 AM EDT
    • Perhaps it is time for a reset and then re-enter your changes.

      Did you download the documentation?  at the end is the CV's that were 'tuned' for that project.

       

    • June 23, 2020 9:31 AM EDT
    • DSP&PRR 72 / C&S Mogul 9 from Heinz Dueppen version 141006

    • June 23, 2020 7:27 AM EDT
    • Also note that CV's in the 400 range can remap function keys.  Which Mogul sound did you use?  T12 (4-6-0 Bachmann) or LGB mogul?

    • June 22, 2020 10:10 PM EDT
    • I set those CVs to their stock settings of 3, 0, 0, 0 respectively and get no change.  I guess I need to take it apart again.  

    • June 21, 2020 5:53 PM EDT
    • Thanks, I will try and test it tonight and see if I inadvertently changed one of those settings.  

    • June 21, 2020 2:22 PM EDT
    • Better to run slow when smoking then to smoke when running slow   Hopefully Dan has your answer.

    • June 21, 2020 9:18 AM EDT
    • Zimo decoders as well as many others have a half speed capability and is usually F4.  If this feature is set to F6 then your engine will go to half speed.

      Since I have a Zimo system I turn this feature off as my handheld has a half speed feature not related fo a function key.

      Check manual for operation using CV124, 155, 156, 157 to get half speed settings.

    • June 20, 2020 8:22 PM EDT
    • The smoke Stack still works.   

    • June 20, 2020 7:39 PM EDT
    • Sounds like you smoked the smoker. Did you run it dry?

    • June 20, 2020 11:40 AM EDT
    • I have an LGB 26194 Mogul with a Zimo 696V decoder.  When the smoke is engaged, the engine slows down to a very slow speed.  As soon as I turn off the smoke, it resumes full speed.  I don't know if this is related to my other problem with the ABC.  I wired it the same way as my other engines which do not have this problem.  

      The smoke is wired to the F6 pin L12 and the 10v pin L9, just like I have done it in my other three engines.  

      The CVs are set as follows:

      33=13, 34=14, 60=160, 114=128, 137=75, 138=100, 139=130

      Also, in case it helps.

      Front lamp wired to Pin L10 and 10v pin L9.  Rear lamp wired to Pin L15 and the 10v pin L9, 

      Firebox leds wired through a buck board to Front lamp pin L10 and 22v track power pin L20.

      Supercaps to ground pin L19 and Capacitor Pin R9. 

      The three track sensors are connected Pins R3, R4 and R10, ground pin R6, and to low voltage pin R11 set to 5v and they all work fine. 

      I am pretty sure it is wired correctly as I took it apart and doublechecked the wiring.  I also applied a second coating of rubber tape in case there was a short.  When I reinstalled the engine, it worked fine for one night.  The next night (last night) the smoke issue reappeared.   

      Anyone have any ideas where to look.  

       

    • June 22, 2020 10:32 PM EDT
    • Finally got this wired in.  I used a 5.5v 1.5farad coin shaped super capacitor.  I get over 2 minutes of light from the 4 leds in my caboose.  Though, they are pretty dim after 30 seconds.  

    • June 20, 2020 10:46 AM EDT
    • I have an LGB 26194 Mogul with a Zimo 696V decoder.  The Automatic Brake Control is not working fully on it.  When the engine enters the block, it slows down but does not stop.  It creeps along at a low speed step, with the brake squeal sounding, until it gets to the end of the block, where it resumes full speed.  If I change CV 141 the distance where it comes to an almost complete stop changes, as it should, but the engine still will continue to travel.  

      None of my other engines have this problem.  

      I am pretty sure I have it wired correctly.  I took the engine apart, to fix a separate problem, and rechecked the wiring.  It looked ok to me. 

      Any suggestions?