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Graham Farish N Gauge LMS Princess Class DCC Sound (Zimo)

Example 1: Zimo MX648 with YouChoos SugarCube7

The Graham Farish N Gauge LMS Princess Class.. installation guide for DCC sound using Zimo MX648 and SugarCube7 speaker...

Tender top off, remove factory circuit board and 6pin DCC socket. File down screw mounts where circuit board was fixed. Remove the coal load (metal) and its plastic cradle.

A Zimo MX648 sound decoder and YouChoos SugarCube7 will go in...

The metal coal load has had 2 to 3 mm removed from the base to give space for the speaker.

Without using the coal load's plastic cradle, everything fits in fairly easily.

All wired up, insulated and tender top back on, here is the finished article.

Example 2: Zimo MX648 with YouChoos SugarCube9

Basically the same, but bigger speaker, and custom weights...

Example 3: With Stay-Alive Added

Kit: MX648; SugarCube7; LifeLink with 2x 470uF Tall Tantalums

Almost the same kit as Example 2, but we've included a little stay-alive, in the form of our LifeLink connection PCB and a pair of tall Tantalums (470uF in this case), tucked at the rear of the tender.

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Please note that these guides are provided as useful resources for you, as-is. YouChoos cannot be held responsible for errors in the information, or for any damage caused to your models or equipment if you choose to follow any of the steps detailed here.

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