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Digital sound

VIDEO: D&H ‘Terrier’ sound for ‘O’ gauge

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we install a new Locoman Sound Doehler & Haass 21-pin sound decoder in a Dapol ‘O’ gauge ‘Terrier’. Watch the completed model running on the editor’s garden railway here and read the full

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VIDEO: Doehler & Haass 8-pin sound decoder

Locoman Sounds is the UK distributor for Doehler & Haass sound decoders. In HM148 we install 8-pin and 21-pin decoders into a Hornby ‘Q1’ 0-6-0 in ‘OO’ and a Dapol ‘Terrier’ in ‘O’ gauge. Watch the finished ‘Q1’ here and

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VIDEO: Bachmann Western Pullman for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s new Western Pullman Digital Sound Train Set arrived in the Hornby Magazine office during August. We put the twin-sound decoder fitted six-car DEMU through its paces on our test track. Read our thoughts in HM148 and find out how

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VIDEO: Flying Scotsman with Zimo sound

Hornby’s model of iconic Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 60103 Flying Scotsman gets a digital sound upgrade for operation on our West Coast Cement exhibition layout. For this detailed step by step guide we fit the model with a Zimo decoder, Rail

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JULY ISSUE OUT NOW!

The July issue of Hornby Magazine (HM145) is on sale now featuring 156-pages of modelling content PLUS a free 24-page Beginners Guide to Weathering. Readers also have two competitions to enter – one for a Dapol ‘OO’ gauge sound-fitted Class

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Bachmann reveals Class 45 limited editions

Five new Sales Area Exclusives – models produced by Bachmann for sale through retailers in specific areas – have been announced covering the Class 45/0 in ‘OO’ gauge with a sealed beam nose end, as modified in the second half

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VIDEO: Hornby Class 50 Twin Track Sound decoder

Hornby has released its new Twin Track Sound decoder for the Class 50 Co-Co diesel-electric. We installed it into 50024 Vanguard to test out its capabilities and, in this video, we show it with the standard 40mm x 20mm speaker

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KR Models shows first glimpse of ‘OO’ gauge GT3 development

KR Models has released the first images of the initial stages of the CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge model of English Electric gas turbine prototype GT3. The model is planned for release in the second quarter of 2020

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Minerva plans Class 14 for ‘O’

Specialist ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge manufacturer Minerva Model Railways has revealed that its next locomotive project will be the Class 14 0-6-0 diesel hydraulic with release anticipated in Spring 2020. The Class 14 is Minerva’s first main line diesel locomotive and

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Accurascale ’92’ tooling starts

Accurascale has revealed that CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge Class 92 dual-voltage electric is now complete and that tooling has started in China. The manufacturer has carried out research and surveys with Brush Loughborough and at Crewe EMD

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