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Hornby R8117 TTS Sound Decoder: Princess Coronation Steam

by Hornby
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TTS Sound Decoder: Princess Coronation Steam

IMPORTANT - The decoder does not support sound under DC (analogue) operation. Sounds can only be played under DCC (digital) operation. This applies to all sounds, both running and spot sounds. The locomotive's motor may be controlled under DC operation.   

  • Supports Short and Long addresses
  • Adjustable Acceleration and Deceleration
  • Back EMF Load Compensation
  • Up to 19 controllable spot sounds dependant on model (see label)
  • Two sound hannels allowing for simultaneous play of a locomotive sound and an individual spot sound
  • It is possible to alter volume of each sound through an individual dedicated CV (Range 0-8)
  • The decoder is equipped to support directional front and rear lighting operation via 'F0' on the controller (dependant on locomotive)
  • The decoder is equipped with 1 auxiliary function output controlled by 'F18' or 'F25' dependant on Locomotive type (Diesel or Steam)
  • Motor Current-Maximum continuous - 500mA
  • Motor Current-Peak  1amp (No function load)
  • Function Output Current Maximum - 100mA (Unprotected)
  • Decoder Current Maximum continuous - 800mA (shared motor and functions)
  • Number of Sound Channels - 2
  • Termination - 8-pin Plug (NEM652) NMRA 

Function list

  • F0     Headlight/rearlight
  • F1     Steam/ Steam exhaust
  • F2     Whistle long
  • F3     Whistle medium
  • F4     Whistle short
  • F5     Whistle very short
  • F6     Wheel slip
  • F7     Coal shovelling
  • F8     Blow down
  • F9     Safety valve
  • F10   Injector
  • F11   Cylinder cock
  • F12   Brake
  • F13   Blower
  • F14   Guard's whistle
  • F15   Coupler clank
  • F16   Fireman's breakfast
  • F17   Sound: chuffing/coasting
  • F18   Aux lighting
  • F19   Whistle long alternate
  • F20   Whistle passing
  • F21   Whistle medium alternative
  • F22   Whistle short alternate