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VIDEO: Bachmann and ViTrains Class 37s with Zimo sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine, Mike Wild shows how he went about installing digital sound in Bachmann and ViTrains Class 37s with the minimum amount of modifications. Both use Zimo decoders – and MX644D in the Bachmann model

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UPDATE: TTS speaker selection

Following further advice from specialists in the digital sound field, it has been brought to our attention that the Zimo twin driver LS40x22 speaker should not be used with the Hornby Twin Track Sound decoder as it only a 4ohm

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VIDEO: Hornby Twin Track Sound Class 31 for ‘OO’

Hornby has released its Twin Track Sound fitted Class 31 using the ex-Lima model in its RailRoad range. The new sound sound features more than 20 sound functions some of which we showcase here on the Hornby Magazine test track.

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Dapol confirms ‘O’ gauge ‘Pannier’ specification

Dapol has finalised details of its ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run GWR ‘Pannier’ tank including confirmation that it will be producing both the ’57XX’ and ‘8750’ 0-6-0PT varieties. The new model is set to feature a die-cast chassis and five pole motor,

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VIDEO: Graham Farish ‘Castle’ with DCC sound

Graham Farish has released its DCC sound fitted version of the new ‘N’ gauge ‘Castle’ 4-6-0. We review it in full in HM120, on sale from May 11 2017, and showcase its sound performance here on Hornby Magazine’s ‘N’ gauge

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Pre-orders open for Hornby TTS decoders

Hornby has opened pre-orders for its Twin Track Sound (TTS) decoders as separate items with each decoder priced at £39.99. The decoders are all supplied with a 8-pin socket and are pre-wired to a suitable speaker to fit the Hornby

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VIDEO: Hornby ‘Duchess’ sample

Hornby has released a short video of its new Stanier ‘Duchess’ 4-6-2 sample running on its test track. The ‘OO’ gauge model is due to be released in the fourth quarter of 2017 as 6231 Duchess of Atholl (Cat No.

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HM115: ‘Prairie’ sound comparison

In the Staff Projects section of HM115, January 2017 Hornby Magazine, Editor Mike Wild explains how he has brought upgrades to the sound quality of earlier installations with a change of speaker. Here the results are demonstrated with a pair

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New issue out now!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM115, January 2017 – is on sale now offering a full report from the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition including exclusive coverage of Hornby’s announcements from the November exhibition. Plus we have an

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New issue out now!

The new issue of Hornby Magazine is out from today, October 13, and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the High Speed Train with an exclusive competition to win limited edition Hornby HST power cars and four trailers and special features

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