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have you installed DCC in yours?

If so, can you post photos of what was done?

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cteno4

Alpine,

 

have not installed DCC, thats waiting for my retirement when i have more time and its cheaper (at 3 decoders per most train it would be an investment for my collection!).

 

the schienenzeppelin looks to be very dcc friendly. there is a sheet in german that comes with it for dcc instructions. appears on the train's pc board there are two jumpers you remove and just pop wire in the dc in/out from the decoder.

 

last night when i was poking around on the web i saw the instructions scanned, but a quick search this morning did not bring them up. if you want i can scan mine and send them to you.

 

still puzzled by the two models with the difference being the prop as 2 or 4 bladed. i though i had remembered the early version of the prototype was 2 bladed, but cant find that info now in searching. there are picts of the prototype showing both 2 and 4 bladed versions.

 

looks like they can bet found in europe pretty easily for $200-300.

 

cheers,

 

jeff

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alpineaustralia
last night when i was poking around on the web i saw the instructions scanned, but a quick search this morning did not bring them up. if you want i can scan mine and send them to you.

 

Yes please. That would be really good. This website actually has some info on a conversion to improve the pick up of electrocal current....

 

http://66.102.11.132/translate_c?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.1zu160.net/umbau/hobbytrain-schienenzeppelin.php&prev=/search%3Fq%3DSchienenzeppelin%2Bhobbytrain%2B2620%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den-us&rurl=translate.google.com&usg=ALkJrhhUZ8dsjpbKsOaqBLypsC9Z47K9cg

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cteno4

Alpine,

 

Doh! sorry i just realized that before vacation the scanner went bonkers. should have it replaced soon. snapped a couple of quick picts of them for you here.

 

did dig up some other info on dcc and the unit

 

http://74.125.91.132/translate_c?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.1zu160.net/test/hobbytrain-schienenzeppelin.php&prev=/search%3Fq%3DSchienenzeppelin%2Bhobbytrain%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den-us&rurl=translate.google.com&usg=ALkJrhjNS2iGBHOEetRfXR4tfSQbmAibmg

 

interesting on the electrical problems. i did not notice many problems with it except on tighter radius curves but i did think the rear axle pivoted pretty tightly so the grind out might be worth it. right now only test track that set up is ttrak and it hates the standard curves! will pop a larger radius loop together to see if there is much hesitation in my unit.

 

i was tempted with the 2 blade prop model and dvd, but then decided one was enough, especially at the price i got it for!

 

cheers,

 

jeff

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alpineaustralia

Many thanks mate.

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