Specific Decoder Installs 2

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Summary: Videos demonstrating installations of various decoders

Athearn F7A DCC install using Scale Sound Systems speakers and a Decoder Buddy

Complete DCC installation using a Decoder Buddy and Scale Sound Systems speakers.


Athearn F7B DCC install using Scale Sound Systems speakers and a Decoder Buddy

Complete DCC installation using a Decoder Buddy and Scale Sound Systems speakers.

Tsunami2, TSU-2200 Step-by-Step Install into an MTH SD70

In this video, George walks you through the process of installing a Tsunami2 TSU-2200 for EMD diesel into a MTH SD70 DCC ready locomotive. This decoder has the EMD 710 prime mover that you will want to use for this model. For this install we are also using a pair of our 28mm Round Speakers. This was not a simple install and if you are new to decoder installs we would recommend watching this video and possibly getting a little help with this install. Watch now to learn more.

Athearn GP15

Complete DCC install using a Nixtrainz Decoder Buddy, Scale Sound Systems speakers, Soundtraxx Tsunami 2 decoder and a TCS Keep Alive.

Rapido TSU 21PNEM8 Installs

In this video George shows you how to install Tsunami2, TSU-21PNEM8 decoders into Rapido Train's new F40PH and F59PH.

In this video George shows you how to install Tsunami2, TSU-21PNEM8 decoders into Rapido Train's new F40PH and F59PH. After the quick decoder install, he walks you through some simple CV set up to choose a realistic prime mover, airhorn and HEP mode for each model.

CVs used:

  • CV 112: Sound Configuration 1
  • CV 120: Airhorn Select
  • CV 123: Prime Mover Select
  • CV 131: Prime Mover Volume
  • CV 144: Steam Generator or Auxiliary HEP Generator Volume