All About DCC

All About DCC with Pete Brownlow.

Digital Command Control (DCC) - a system used to control your railway, allowing you to operate locomotives and other aspects independently. It uses a command station (controller) which sends digital signals to a decoder in a locomotive.

Want to know more? Whether you are a complete novice or experienced operator of DCC, you will find this course valuable. Different systems and decoders will be discussed and you should be equipped with sufficient knowledge to make your own, informed, decisions. Loco and decoder

With a mixture of teaching, tutorial and workshop sessions, the course will cover the basics of DCC, how it works, the pros and cons. During the workshop sessions, you will have a chance to work on your own projects with the tutor's assistance, including fitting decoders into locos, configuring DCC settings and wiring for DCC.

DecodersThings covered will include:

** We will cover the basics of this - if you wish you can then follow up by attending the full DCC Sound weekend course which takes place during the Spring weekend at Missenden Abbey.

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