Author Topic: Looking to put RP 3-s into an RDC  (Read 527 times)

darryl.trains

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Looking to put RP 3-s into an RDC
« on: June 27, 2022, 01:02:19 PM »
Might there be a good enough diesel sound I could download into the module for my RDCs???  Cheers.  Darryl in dry part of Arid-zona

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Re: Looking to put RP 3-s into an RDC
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2022, 05:06:29 PM »
It's a very unique sound, basically a 1 speed torque converter "transmission" with a lockup at 55 mph.

If you ever drove an old buick with a "dynaflow" transmission, you would know it.

There should be no notching or gear shifting, and a somewhat subtle change at lockup.

Still have never heard a good representation in a decoder.

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darryl.trains

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Re: Looking to put RP 3-s into an RDC
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2022, 06:30:51 PM »
Greg I believe there is one manufacture that makes a DCC decoder with decent RDC sound. But I'm never going back to DCC ever.  I suppose I can live with a silent RDC? Cheers Darryl