This is a tale of how I managed to destroy two ESU L series V4 Loksound DCC decoders with 24 hours of each other. It’s not a rant against ESU because up to this point I’ve never had a problem with the decoders from this company that I’ve installed and I find them by far the best decoders in terms of sound output and quality as long as they’re paired with good hi bass speakers of the correct ohm-age. However at $AU260 a pop they’re far too expensive to stand by and watch smoke come out of them and not pass on my experience to others. So this is a post for my newest BF Rob Anderone on Facebook who asked me to share what happened.
I’ve included this photo to illustrate what I’ll be talking about in this post. I was testing this home made distribution circuit board prior…
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Forum Bring & Buy
North Sydney Leagues Club, Saturday the 26th of Oct 2019
The Bring & Buy will allow attendees at the Forum to sell excess model railway items to others at the Forum. The conditions of selling or buying are detailed in full in the document “Selling and Buying Guidelines” available from the Aus7 Modellers Group web site. The following are the main details:
- Registration should occur before 9.30am with selling concluding at 12.45pm.
- Selling on the Bring and Buy table is free to all members.
- All sale items should be of general relevance and interest to O-scale modellers (1:43.5 & 1:48, SG or NG)
- Security for items placed on the table are the responsibility of the owner. The Aus7 Modellers Group will take all reasonable steps to keep the items safe however will accept no financial responsibility for items lost or misplaced.
Please contact the President with any queries.
This is a test for the new Aus7Modfellers GroupsIO site
We are currently evaluating a GroupsIO group. If you would like to take part in the test please go to https://groups.io/g/Aus7ModellersGroup and request a membership.
The Yahoo group will remain in operation for the foreseeable future.