Practical Introduction to Digital Command Control for Railway Modellers

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From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modeling projects, Neil Burkin offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeler alike. The book emphasizes the benefits of DCC technology as a model railway control system and offers practical advice on the choice of systems, applying the technology to a layout, how to use it to enhance layout operations, and how it can be used to overcome practical difficulties with operations such as banking, double-heading, lighting and sound. Technical jargon is avoided and clear descriptions of each project featured in the book will remove the mystery surrounding DCC. Many of the modeling projects may be adapted for almost any modeling situation and are supported by over 400 excellent color photographs.

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Nigel Burkin is a life-long modeler with interest in British outline modeling and North American Prototypes including The BNSF Railway and Montana Rail Link. He is a published author, editor and photographer with hundreds of magazine articles to his name.

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Book Description Crowood Press. Book Condition: New. 2008. Paperback. From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modelling projects, this work offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeller alike. Num Pages: 192 pages, 400 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WDHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 188 x 11. Weight in Grams: 558. 192 pages, 400 colour photographs. From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modelling projects, this work offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeller alike. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WDHM. Dimension: 244 x 188 x 11. Weight: 508. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781847970206

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Book Description TLC Publishing 2009 Edition, 2009. softcover. Book Condition: New. A Practical Introduction to DCC for Railway Modellers by Nigel Burkin. As you may guess from the spelling in the title, this is a book from the UK. Though, it is an excellent DCC reference for 'modellers' in all countries and scales. From background information on the technology itself to layout wiring; taking in decoders, hand controllers, wireless and many practical modeling projects, Neil Burkin offers a comprehensive introduction to Digital Command Control [DCC] for the beginner and experienced modeler alike. The book emphasizes the benefits of DCC technology as a model railway control system and offers practical advice on the choice of systems, applying the technology to a layout, how to use it to enhance layout operations, and how it can be used to overcome practical difficulties with operations such as banking, double-heading, lighting and sound. Technical jargon is avoided and clear descriptions of each project featured in the book will remove the mystery surrounding DCC. Many of the modeling projects may be adapted for almost any modeling situation and are supported by over 400 excellent Color photographs. Contents: Abbreviations, acknowledgments, Introduction, pp. 6-9; 1. What is Digital Command Control', pp. 10-27; 2. Opening Pandora's Box, pp. 28-39; 3. DCC and the Layout: Wiring it Up!, pp. 40-73; 4. Mobile Decoders: How to Fit and Test Decoders in Locomotives and Multiple Units, pp. 74-117; 5. Lighting for Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Multiple Units, pp. 118-142; 6. Digital Sound and Steam, pp. 143-163; 7. Setting up for Layout Operation: Train Driving on Your DCC Layout, pp. 164-183; Useful Addresses, pp. 184-186; Index, pp. 187-189. The Crowood Press, softcover, 192 pages, 7.5 x 9.75 x .5 in., Color photographs and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # tcpi146721

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