T.H.E.R.R. Reborn!

mtntrainman Jul 9, 2012

  1. mtntrainman

    mtntrainman TrainBoard Supporter

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    I have been trying to figure this out on and off for awhile now. I think the cable from the PR3 to the laptop may be fubar. I am one of those guys who says... "I have a dozen of those cables around...somewhere"...:LOL::LOL:
     
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  2. Shortround

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    Yup! No 8 ball here. Just a Yellow Happy Face on a golf que. Like the neighbor city had. I think it was Mukwonago.
     
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  3. mtntrainman

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    Yup...got one of them too ! (y)(y)

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  4. mtntrainman

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    Well...:censored::censored::censored::censored::censored::censored::censored:

    the decoder in THE Wifes Kato E5A is toast !

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    I found a resistor that somehow became unsoldered and was just sitting on the frame !!
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    Not only do I have NO idea where it came off of...there is NO way in Hades I would ever be able to resolder something that small back on...:eek::mad::censored:

    Now I just have to find a replacement decoder....:rolleyes: No clue what i need...*sigh* :(

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  5. freddy_fo

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    Unsoldered due to excessive heat is the likely answer. That is a transistor and betting that is where the power goes out to the motor.

    Is that the decoder that came with the loco? Snap a pic?
     
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  6. Mike C

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  7. DCESharkman

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    Digitrax quality control is not the best, before the move to their new facility, they used old pizza ovens to solder their decoder boards. That is a big reason I had to stop using them and move on to TCS, Zimo and ESU decoders.
     
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  8. Grey One

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    Faces on golf balls? You mean it has *alwready* been done? Sheesh.
     
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  9. in2tech

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    Wow, how long you had it? Cause I bought the Zephyr DCC set just a short time ago. That is indeed the decoder that is in mine, DN163KOE. Is it under warranty? I actually have not run mine much as I am working on the layout. Good luck, hope you get it working for her soon.
     
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  10. Shortround

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    Where have ya'll been? Mine was briefly on my '65 VW street rod in '78. They were common around here. All kinds of them.
     
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  11. Jim Reising

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    Aw, Geez, George - ya let the magic smoke out!
     
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  12. mtntrainman

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    Actually....no smoke. It just wouldnt run....:(
     

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