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Offline kganotop  
#1 Posted : 09 April 2018 21:40:57(UTC)
kganotop

Greece   
Joined: 09/04/2018(UTC)
Posts: 1
Location: Athens
Recently I added the OBB Reihe 1116 (Model 39358) to my collection. It is a Delta-fx locomotive with some digital functions. Unfortunately it has only one sound functions, the horn. I want to add a sound decoder to this locomotive, but I don't know if it is possible. Is there any idea?

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Offline Dave Banks  
#2 Posted : 09 April 2018 23:57:52(UTC)
Dave Banks

Australia   
Joined: 08/03/2006(UTC)
Posts: 1,041
Location: Gold Coast, Australia.
You are going to face some challenges namely that loco has a C-sine motor but it is achievable. You really have to know what your doing. Last one I did was a BR152 "Fulda" for my friend Peter but it had a high propulsion motor. An ESU V3.5 sound decoder was used. It sounded fantastic when completed. SoftDrive® Sinus motors, which are often used on Märklin® locos can also be controlled by the LokSound V4.0 decoders.

[img=UserPostedImage]BR152 Fulda[/img]

Please have a read of this previous thread namely the description by "Applor"

https://www.marklin-users.net/fo...binary-running-behaviour

11.5. Settings for the C-Sinus Motor
LokPilot decoders with the 21MTC interface can drive the new
C-Sinus motors indirectly via the circuit board installed in the locomotive.
The LokPilot can generate all necessary signals provided
you readjust certain settings:
Load compensation must be turned off as described in chapter
11.2.
The control electronics of the motor also need a switched logic
voltage provided by the LokPilot on output AUX4. AUX4 must
therefore be active while the locomotive is stopped and while it is
moving (in both directions!)
D.A.Banks
Offline mike c  
#3 Posted : 10 April 2018 05:21:11(UTC)
mike c

Canada   
Joined: 28/11/2007(UTC)
Posts: 7,264
Location: Montreal, QC
Just a quick note. My Roco Taurus ES 64 U2 097 MRCE/TXL has a very good sound decoder (Zimo) and the sound is really prototypical.
I don't know if you can use a Zimo PLUX 22 with a C-Sine, but it has that Taurus sound.

The real thing:

The Roco model (not mine):

and finally the Maerklin model (updated sound):


I also have the new Roco BLS Re 475 (Vectron) which also has nice sound, but the Taurus is still up there.
(30 seconds in)

I would like a more realistic sound for my loks. Most of them, especially the modern ones are missing that whine that electric locomotives make when starting up.
The best ones that I have are the above named loks plus the Roco ICN.
ICN (not mine):


One day, I will get around to reprogramming my Re 460s and other modern loks to have a more suitable sound.

Regards

Mike C
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