Digital sound

VIDEO: Bachmann ‘J72’ 0-6-0T with ZIMO sound and stay alive

In the March issue of Hornby Magazine Paul Chetter installs digital sound and ‘stay alive’ in this ‘OO’ gauge Bachmann J72 0-6-0T locomotive. We then put the locomotive through its paces on the ‘OO’ gauge test layout Topley Dale to

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VIDEO: Oxford Rail ‘N7’ 0-6-2T with Zimo sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install digital sound in Oxford Rail’s ‘OO’ gauge ‘N7’ 0-6-2T using a Zimo MX648R decoder and a sugar cube speaker. Watch the finished model in action here and read

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VIDEO: Ruston 48DS sound taster

Hornby’s Ruston 48DS is reviewed in full in the next issue of Hornby Magazine and Paul Chetter will be showing how to install sound in the tiny four-wheel diesel shunter. Here’s a little taster of what is to come… HM150

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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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