The DCC Guide Second Edition

Author: Don Fiehmann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781627001038
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Any modeler interested in starting a DCC layout, converting an existing layout to DCC, or wanting more in-depth information to get the most from their system needs The DCC Guide, 2nd Edition. This updated edition includes cutting-edge information on new control systems and upgrades as well as recent technological advances, especially in sound decoder products and features. From the basics of how DCC works, choosing a DCC system, and installing a DCC decoder in locomotives to more advanced features such as decoder programming and how to control trains with computers, tablets, and other devices, The DCC Guide, 2nd Edition is the modeler's all-inclusive guide to controlling trains.

Basic Wiring for Model Railroaders

Author: Rick Selby
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890243589
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learn how to get your locomotive, train set, or complete model railroad operating -- even if you don't understand the principles of electricity! Teaches basic electrical connections for a two-rail DC powered layout of any size or complexity. Basic layout wiring techniques are presented simply, , with numerous photos, illustrations, and diagrams.

Basic Model Railroad Benchwork

Author: Jeff Wilson
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890246153
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Step-by-step instructions and illustrations take the mystery out of constructing benchwork. Covers the materials and tools for making benchwork for any layout.

DCC Projects Applications

Author: Mike Polsgrove
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890246450
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This collection of articles and columns from Model Railroader Magazine takes you through a series of digital command control (DCC) projects, including decoder installation, lighting effects, sound effects, layout wiring projects, and advanced decoder programming. For beginners and experts alike, this book includes tips, techniques, and photographic instruction.

Building a Model Railroad Step by Step

Author: David Popp
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 0890246890
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"In this book, you'll learn how to choose a scale, work with available space, add sound and action with DCC decoders, plan for realistic operation, create detailed scenery, and make your railroad run right"--Cover, p. 4.

The HO Model Railroading Handbook

Author: Robert Schleicher
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780873416085
Format: PDF, Docs
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Authoritative and comprehensive, this guide details the latest trends and techniques in model railroading. 250 photos.

Wiring Your Toy Train Layout

Author: Peter Riddle
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780897784771
Format: PDF, ePub
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Covers the essential techniques needed to make electrical connections for a three-rail toy train layout of any size or complexity. Addresses fundamental electrical concepts, wiring and expanding a layout, accessory wiring, automatic train control, and troubleshooting. By Peter Riddle.

Practical Introduction to Digital Command Control for Railway Modellers

Author: Nigel Burkin
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847975321
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modelling projects, Neil Burkin offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeller alike.The book emphasises the benefits of DCC technology as a model railway control system and offers practical advice on the choice of systems, applying the technology to a layout, how to use it to enhance layout operations, and how it can be used to overcome practical difficulties with operations such as banking, double-heading, lighting and sound. Technical jargon is avoided and clear descriptions of each project featured in the book will remove the mystery surrounding DCC. Many of the modelling projects may be adapted for almost any modelling situation and are supported by over 400 excellent colour photographs.A comprehensive guide to Digital Command Control for the beginner and experienced modeller alike.Emphasises the benefits of DCC technology and offers practical advice on the choice of sytems.Includes practical modelling projects which are supported by over 400 excellent colour photographs.Nigel Burkin is a railway modeller with over 20 years' experience and has hundreds of magazine articles to his credit.