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by dileTTante
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Electric / DCC
Topic: DC trains using DCC
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: DC trains using DCC

Decoder output to motor is through rectifier diodes. it is pulsed DC. In order for the motor to use the DCC power, the power must be converted to Direct Current. To do this, decoders use a Diode Matrix (see image). A diode matrix routes the digital signal to provide a DC signal to power the decoder....
by dileTTante
Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Electric / DCC
Topic: DC trains using DCC
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: DC trains using DCC

Instead of Command station DCC - Track - [Decoder DC] - Locomotive motor it's Command station DCC - [Decoder DC] - Track - Locomotive motor You keep locomotive capacitors, chokes, coils, whatever off the track so they don't interfere with DCC commands going to the decoder in the locomotive. This arr...
by dileTTante
Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Electric / DCC
Topic: DC trains using DCC
Replies: 7
Views: 511

DC trains using DCC

Late 2019 I learned about the luxury cruise trains which run in Japan, and was fascinated by one of them, the Train Suite Shiki-Shima. I got a model from Tomix (N scale only) and set up a track around my bedroom wall to run it. I had bought a kit for a DC power pack which has PWM to take advantage o...
by dileTTante
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Another Russian train to model?
Replies: 7
Views: 566

Re: Another Russian train to model?

Maybe you are all too young to know. The Russians stole the idea from the Americans! Here is irrefutable evidence! (American Flyer S scale)
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Tillig 2020 New Items catalogue
Replies: 13
Views: 1720

Re: Tillig 2020 New Items catalogue

Thanks. That is what I expected. It means I need to save up money to buy it.
by dileTTante
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Tillig 2020 New Items catalogue
Replies: 13
Views: 1720

Re: Tillig 2020 New Items catalogue

At the end of the 2020 catalog is a photo of E77 locomotive. Does anyone know if this is HO or TT? There is still the electric locomotive 194 178-0 of the Rail4U GmbH of epoch VI as a one-time edition 2020 (Einmalauflage). Now the Epoch IV DB variant of the same loco number was announced. Be warned:...
by dileTTante
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: About The Board
Topic: The new banner
Replies: 20
Views: 4287

Re: The new banner

TTNut with old banner = 100%
TTNut with new banner = 200%
Thank you for TTNut. Thank you for taking a stand.
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: SCARM - Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller
Replies: 57
Views: 12713

Re: SCARM - Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller

You can ask the author of the software. He is answering questions directly on the web page reached by the link in his post ahead of yours. I have never used scarm and can't help you at all.

http://www.scarm.info/blog/general/scar ... -released/

- Terry C
by dileTTante
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modellbahnshop Sebnitz
Replies: 16
Views: 2587

Re: Modellbahnshop Sebnitz

Thursday after I found the web address didn't work I looked up new location with street view. The picture might explain their difficulties.
:roll:
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modellbahnshop Sebnitz
Replies: 16
Views: 2587

Modellbahnshop Sebnitz

Can someone please explain the situation with Modellbahnshop Sebnitz?
- Terry C

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