SoundTraxx April Webinar:

SoundTraxx Installation webinar

Decoder Installation Overview
Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM Mountain Standard Time
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In this webinar, we’ll cover the basics of a decoder installation. We’ll discuss installing the decoder, isolating the motor, wiring up the lights, installing and building a baffle for the speaker and more. This is a general overview and not a specific installation.  

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SoundTraxx Customer Comments:

  • Tsunami2 Experience
    I was just at Train Shack in Burbank and Todd told me he just got in a pair of Santa Fe F7's with new Tsunami 2. I had to try them out! They SOUND AWESOME!!!! SO LOUD TOO!!!

    It was originally programmed with a single note horn, wrong for the 5-chime the engine used. BUT THEN I SWITCH TO the LESLIE RS5T and THAT IS THE SOUND THAT AL AND I REMEMBER AND HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR!!!!

    Also just simply going back and forth on a test track with factory settings no momentum or brake set up it's SOOOOO much better than the functions of the T1!
    - Started up with the alarm bell like real!
    - First speed step I heard the brake release!
    - It accelerated with the right sound and the prime mover sounded great!
    - Horn was just like I remember!
    - Even just slowing it down without the brake set up it felt and sounded real!
    - I hit emergency stop and it DIDN'T shut it down, but you good hear the air dump! PERFECT!

    Really great job!!!"

    -Ken J., Hollywood Sound Designer
  • Customer Support
    “I sure do appreciate all of the help. I have 4 more old DC locos and they will all host Soundtraxx decoders. Your knowledge and sales support sets you apart from the rest.”

    -David C, Arlington TX
  • Tsunami2 Motor Control
    "Dear sirs just thought I’d run a couple of my thoughts your way. I purchased a Atheran Genesis GP38-2 a while back it came with the new tsunami2 decoder. I have serval Genesis locomotives but all of them have older tsunami decoders. I must say While I always thought you had the best sound they lacked in motor performance.

    NO MORE tsunami2 has as good if not better motor control than their competitor. I love the slow speed right out of the box and the {for lack of better words} full throttle features while never losing control of your loco. It is top notch, not to mention the new brake options /independent/train and dyno... Kudos for making the Tsunami2 it’s great oh buy the way {don’t hear it much anymore} proudly made in the USA."

    - THANK YOU ,

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