Happy New Year to everyone! Make your new year’s resolution to get on those Tsunami sound conversions you have been putting off. You’ll be happy you did!
Now, on to our first post of 2012. First up, SoundTraxx was presented a model railroad product award from a popular regional magazine! Also, we have gotten some initial feedback on the new SurroundTraxx to share. Next, we will quickly recap upcoming 2012 Blackstone Models releases, and for our Tech Tip: An introduction to Bachmann’s new Tsunami Sound decoder arrangement!
Football Anyone?We have a small rivalry going on in the office here at SoundTraxx. Allison, one of our sales people, is a huge Baltimore Ravens fan, while Jaime, our Administrative Assistant, is a huge New England Patriots fan. Now that these two teams are meeting in the AFC Championship game, there is some fun bantering going on from these two. (It also helps that Nancy, co-owner of SoundTraxx, is a Pats fan as well!) No matter what this weekend's game holds, I'm sure the fireworks will fly from the winner on Monday!
We are proud to have received the 2011 Gold Rail Award for Best New Model Railroading Product voted on by a panel of readers of the Cowcatcher magazine for our DCC mobile decoder product line!
Blackstone Models News:
This will be a busy year for Blackstone Models. We start off with the impending arrival of the new K-27 expected to arrive mid-February.
We have not passed the deadline for the second run of C-19s yet, so be sure to contact your dealer today!
This Month we will introduce you to the Bachmann’s new optional sound module design. The first locomotive to be released with this arrangement is the Spectrum HO B&O EM-1.
http://www.bachmanntrains.com/home-usa/products.php?act=viewProd&productId=3924) This is a 21-pin plug-in module that simply plugs into the 21-pins on the mobile decoder already installed to create a DC/DCC Tsunami sound decoder. The speaker is already installed in the model allowing a simple conversion to a sound model.
Once the Tsunami sound module is installed, you will have a Tsunami sound decoder for their great HO Steam Locomotive.
This design will be coming up on future Spectrum products as well, so be sure to note these for your customer.