MRC Tech 6 Sound Controller 2.0 HO Power Pack
Ready to bring your layout to life with sound equipped locos, but not yet ready to go 100% DCC? Then look no further than the MRC's Tech 6 Sound Controller 2.0, which can switch between regular DC and DCC operation with the press of a button. This powerful 2 amp unit controls your railroad, and by simply using the pack's numbered keypad, you can unleash all of the 28 NMRA onboard sounds and lighting functions trapped in sound-equipped DCC locos.
DC railroaders are no longer limited to a simple chuff or having to flip a switch to activate bells or whistles. Tech 6 can unlock the onboard sounds and lighting functions in DCC sound-equipped locos. If you don't have a sound-equipped loco, buy a DCC sound decoder, install it in your loco and Tech 6 will deliver all of it's sounds.
Until now, the air compressor sound had only one constant sThe Tech 6 Sound Controller 2.0 is Plug & Play with any HO model train track layout including Kato UNITRACK and is an ideal upgrade for those who want the ability to run one analog DC locomotive or a DCC sound equipped locomotive. The advantage of this option is that it saves from having to convert your track to a more expensive DCC system and installing DCC decoders in all your locomotives.
This Tech 6 Sound Controller 2.0 has a built in jack for the optional 1206 Tech 6 Handheld Controller (sold separately) which will provide added mobility around your layout. You will also be able to operate up to 6 DCC decoder equipped locomotives on the same track using the optional handheld controller along with the Tech 6 Sound Controller 2.0 gives you two throttle controls for two separate operators.
Features: momentum control for all locos, mode selection button lets you operate between analog DC & any loco that's equipped with an NMRA compatible DCC decoder, can change the CV's of a DCC decoder, smooth linear motor control in either mode, easy two wire track hookup and 2 amp regulated power for HO, N, Z & other DC scales.
Output: 0-15V Total Output: 30VA
Made by MRC and guaranteed for a period of 3 years from the date of purchase.
Includes: 1 - Tech 6 controller, AC/DC power supply and instructions.
Note: Not recommended for children under 14 years of age.
Just purchased this product and installation was simple and now I can get sound from my DCC equipped locos on my DC layout. Fun to run through the crossings and blow the whistle. I'd highly recommend this to others who are not ready to part ways with their DC equipment.