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Hornby TTS Sound Decoder Tornado A1 Class Steam

Product Code: HOR-R8108
$98.99

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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.


Function list

  • F0 - Headlight/rearlight (standard decoder function if lights are fitted)
  • F1 - Background steam/steam exhaust/coasting on-off
  • F2 - Chime whistle long
  • F3 - Chime whistle short 1
  • F4 - Chime whistle short 2
  • F5 - Door slamming shut
  • 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 - Toggle sound mode between ‘chuffing & ‘coasting’
  • F18 - Aux lighting (standard decoder function if aux lights are fitted)

  • Supports short and long decoder addresses
  • Adjustable acceleration and deceleration
  • Back EMF load compensation
  • Up to 19 controllable spot sounds dependent on model including whistles or horns etc
  • Two sound channels allowing for simultaneous play of full locomotive engine sounds, and individual spot sounds e.g. horns, whistles, brakes, wagons coupling etc. NOTE: Only one spot sound can be played at the same time
  • It is possible to alter the 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, providing that the product is fitted with lights
  • The decoder is equipped with 1 aux function output controlled by F18 or F25 dependent 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